Policies & Bylaws

Bylaws of AUGSA

Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association is governed by a number of documents; primary among them are the Bylaws of the Association. These bylaws govern the internal organization of AUGSA and elaborate on the roles of Executive and Council members.

Bylaws of AUGSA

The power to amend the bylaws rests with the AUGSA Council, and requires a 2/3 majority vote of the members in attendance at a meeting called for the purpose of considering a bylaw change.

AUGSA’s elections are governed by the Elections Policy and the Code of Conduct Policy. These documents govern AUGSA election procedures and ensure that elections are run openly and fairly.

  View Our Bylaws: Bylaws 2021

Policy Binder & References

In addition to our association bylaws, you can find our policy binder documentation resources below.


GSA Governing Documents


Post Secondary Learning Act

The provincial legislation governing the Athabasca University and establishing Athabasca University Graduate Student Association.

Labour Relations Code

The provincial legislation governing collective bargaining activities.

Personal Information Protection Act

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.