GSA Governing Documents

Post-Secondary Learning Act (PSLA)
The provincial legislation governing the University of Alberta and establishing the Graduate Students' Association of the University of Alberta.
Labour Relations Code
The provincial legislation governing collective bargaining activities.
Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)
The provincial legislation governing the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by private-sector organizations, and providing individuals with a right of access to their own personal information.
GSA Bylaw and Policy - effective 21 November 2022
GSA Bylaw and Policy - effective 1 May 2023*
The Post-Secondary Learning Act provides that the GSA Council may make bylaws governing a wide range of matters (See Section 95(1)). GSA Policy contains all policies passed by the GSA Council except as contained in any other governing document
This version concerns changes to GSA Directly-Elected Officer portfolios, titles and responsibilities. Those interested in running for a Directly-Elected Officer position in 2023 should refer to this version.
GSA Board Policy
Details high-level operational policies of the GSA.