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Social Work Graduate Student Association/Social Work Association of Graduate Students (SWAGS)

The Social Work Graduate Student Association represents the voice of graduate students in the MSW and PhD programs, providing leadership and opportunities for those interested in organizing and participating in student events and activities. This association is an initiative of the students. The Association is comprised of student representatives who meet on a regular basis to address students' concerns, and maximize student participation in the program. The Association has a yearly budget. The Association has standing on the York Graduate Student Association and the Tri-university Committee, comprised of the Ryerson, U of T, and York Schools of Social Work. Over the years the Association has hosted student events such as Seminar Series and Workshops, has supported social justice events in the city, and has participated on Social Work Faculty committees. The Association has representatives on the following committees: Social Work Practicum Committee, Social Work Graduate Executive Committee, Faculty of Graduate Studies Council, and Graduate Student Association.

Interested students are invited to attend meetings. Please refer to the MSW Bulletin Board in the Graduate Student's Lounge at the School of Social Work for times and locations of these meetings.

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The Graduate Program in Social Work at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Engagement Coordinator for information.