Recent News



It’s that time of year again! The Human Kinetics Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce that the annual conference will be held on Thursday, April 12th from 9am-5 pm in FSS 1030 and 4101.

The call for abstracts is now open! Please submit all abstracts to following the submission guidelines (available on our website) by 11:59 pm on Monday, March 26th. Please include the following in your email: your abstract (PDF format), name, degree specialization, any food allergies/dietary concerns and your preferred method of presentation (oral presentation or poster). We will do our best to accommodate these requests. Refreshments AND lunch will be provided for all attendees!

Abstract submission guidelines are available here: PRESENTATION-GUIDELINES

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our conference organizer Tianna at:




Spring equinox BBQ!

SPRING IS COMING! You are all invited to join us for the first annual Spring equinox BBQ hosted by HKGSA and NMRU on March 19th. To celebrate this rebirth of life, hamburgers (carnivorous and herbivorous; 2$) and hot dogs (carnivorous; 1$) will be served from 12:30 to 13:30 at the basement patio behind building E at 200 Lees. It will occur following the final game of the Dome Futbol Classic where the winners take it all!

LE PRINTEMPS ARRIVE! L’AÉDAP et l’URNM vous invitent le 19 mars au premier BBQ annuel visant à célébrer l’équinoxe de printemps. Dans le cadre de cette importante célébration astronomique, des hambourgeois (carnivores et herbivores; 2$) et des chiens-chauds (herbivores; 1$) seront servis de 12:30 à 13:30 sur la terrasse dans le sous-sol derrière l’édifice E au 200 Lees. Le BBQ débutera immédiatement après la partie ultime de la Classique de futbol du dôme!

Executive Council Elections: Call for Candidates

It’s that time of year! The call for next year’s HKGSA executive council is now open! If you’re interested in joining and would like more information on the executive positions or submit a candidate statement, please see the attached documents below. Deadline to submit your candidate statement is March 22nd, 2018.

We will be hosting an “All Candidates Meeting” on March 19th, 2018 at 6:30 pm in MNT 206. It is strongly encouraged that all candidates attend this meeting.

If you have any questions regarding the election procedures or executive positions, please contact Darrin Wijeyaratnam at


HKGSA Executive Elections Package 2018

Candidate Statement 2018


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