News & Community

Landing page for happenings in the grad community

Here you'll find info on all of the activities that our gradute students are up to. The page includes a hodge-podge of graduate student activity: graduate student projects, organizations, news and much more! See also: advice, on campus and san-diego.

Grad News and Communications

Here are some links and pages with news and information resources for the graduate community.
Blogs and podcasts
Grad Community Coordinator Blog
Graduate and Professional Student Experience Survey
Listservs for Grad Students
Events and Happenings

Recommendations & Reviews

Here are recommendations for graduate students by graduates on thing of interest both on and off-campus.
local restaurants

Graduate Organizations:

There are numerous graduate organizations on campus. Here is just a small sample taken from the GSA website plus a few extras. Check the GSA website for more information on some of these organizations.

  • Graduate Student Association (GSA). []
  • $50k Entrepreneurship Competition
  • AAPS Student Chapter at UCSD
  • Adult Thought
  • Art of Living
  • Asameshikai
  • Association of Indian Graduate Students
  • Biofuels Action and Awareness Network (BAAN)
  • Chinese Language Film Society at UCSD
  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association
  • Environment Society
  • Environmental Science and Policy (ESP)
  • Global Medical Brigades
  • Grad Parent Network
  • Graduate Christian Fellowship
  • Graduate Students of Color Coalition
  • Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GradWISE) listerv:
  • Hellenic Students' Association at UCSD
  • Jane Goodall Institute Roots & Shoots at UCSD
  • Jewish Professional Student Organization (JPSO)
  • Korea Graduate Student Association (KGSA)
  • Language, Interaction, the Mind, and the Body (LIMB)
  • Language Meet-ups at Cafe Vita
  • Latin America Student Organization
  • Net Impact
  • Raza Graduate Student Assocation (RGSA). yahoo group:, listserv: ude.dscu|l-dargazar#ude.dscu|l-dargazar
  • Southeast Asian Link (SEAL)
  • Theater and Performance Group
  • Turkish Student Association (TSA)
  • UCSD Chinese Fellowship
  • UDAI
  • YES! Club

Department Specific Organizations

  • Bioengineering - Bioengineering Graduate Students group BEGS
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry - Chem-GSA
  • Communication-CommWild
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) - CSEGSA
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) - ECE_GSA
  • History - The History Guild
  • International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) - Pacific and International Affairs Student OrganizationPIASO
  • School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - Associated Students
  • Rady School of Management - Rady Students Board
  • School of Medicine- Office of Student Life
  • Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) - Students at SIO
  • Structural Engineering - Structural Engineering Graduate Student Organization (SEGSO)

See Also: graduate student listservs

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