Nursing Graduate Students' Association (NGSA)

NGSA creates an open and collaborative environment for graduate students to engage in professional and personal growth.

Nursing Graduate Students' Association

The Nursing Graduate Students' Association (NGSA) is a student-led volunteer association which aims to connect and empower graduate nursing students through services, leadership, and professional development. 

Our role is to foster a supportive community of nursing graduate students through:

  • providing opportunities for professional development
  • promoting social interaction and collaboration among graduate students, faculty, and community members
  • representing the interests of nursing graduate students to the Graduate Students' Association (GSA)

Graduate Peer Mentorship Program

Graduate Peer Mentorship Program

Experience peer-to-peer mentorship with fellow students in a nursing graduate program. Support and guide each other, increase productivity, and achieve mutually agreed-upon goals.

If you're interested in being a mentor/mentee or want to register an existing peer group, please fill out a form online or contact our Graduate Peer Mentorship Coordinator at 

Sign up online


December 2023

Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at 17:00 MT

January 2024

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 17:00 MT

Featured events

NGSA Executive

Annj Ridsdale-Weddell

Annj Ridsdale-Weddell


Annj lives in Edmonton, AB and in her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, walking, spending time with family and watching all sports, but especially F1 and NHL.

Jessica Carl

Jessica Carl


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Lucy Anowai

Finance Executive

Athena Liu

Athena Liu

Events Coordinator

Hi everyone! I'm Athena, a thesis-based masters student, and I currently work on a medical/ psychiatry unit. I like hiking, camping, playing instruments, and trying new food and restaurants.  As Events Coordinator, I will organize academic and social networking events with external parties. See you there! 

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Alex Cuncannon

Social Media and Communications Director

Kokab Younis

Kokab Younis

Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Michelle Malagón

Graduate Peer Mentorship Coordinator

Connect with NGSA


Email us to inquire about upcoming events, our peer mentorship program, volunteer opportunities or any student-related questions or concerns.


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