‘Tis the Season with the DSA

We all are in the need for some cheer. The DSA has decided against stopping our pandemic-safe, virtual social events over this holiday season! We hope to bring along some fun and joy for you in the coming days. Stay tuned to our social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as ourContinue reading “‘Tis the Season with the DSA”

Want to be the DSA’s Vice Chairperson?

As the DSA Presidium, you are the reference person for the KI doctoral student community. During the time period of your appointment, you will be in contact with KI leadership, the Presidium of the Student Union (MF) and with other external associations and organisations.  You are responsible for coordinating the work of the DSA board, chair the meetings, support the board members and supervise the working groups.  It’s a rewarding job, since you have the possibility to meet and interact with many people, understandContinue reading “Want to be the DSA’s Vice Chairperson?”

Are YOU One of Our Missing Board Members?

Next year’s DSA Board is still incomplete! We are missing two PhD students to fill crucial positions: the vice-chairperson and one ordinary board member. Join our happy and energetic board next year to make lasting changes for your fellow PhD students at KI! To apply, attend the DSA Board’s next meeting and candidate yourself duringContinue reading “Are YOU One of Our Missing Board Members?”

Positions within MF/DSA

DSA Chairperson and DSA Vice-Chairperson  As the DSA Presidium, you are the reference person for the KI doctoral student community. During the time period of your appointment, you will be in contact with KI leadership, the Presidium of the Student Union (MF) and with other external associations and organisations.  You are responsible for coordinating the work of the DSA board, chair the meetings, support the board members and supervise the working groups.  It’s a rewarding job, since you have the possibility toContinue reading “Positions within MF/DSA”

PhD Student Representative at the Central Level

Student representation at KI’s central level is super important to make sure that the voice of doctoral students is heard in KI’s highest decision-making bodies. These are bodies that shape KI’s vision, strategy, investments, recruitment and work environment. Many of these positions require that you are proficient in Swedish as this is KI’s working languageContinue reading “PhD Student Representative at the Central Level”

Department Safety Representative (Student Safety Ombudsperson)

Fellow PhD students,  Become a Student Safety Representative (safety ombudsperson) and help students stay safe at the department level!  As a safety representative, you will be the contact person for issues and proposals from students of each level in your department. Besides answering specific questions, you will work towards improving systematic (!) problems at yourContinue reading “Department Safety Representative (Student Safety Ombudsperson)”

PhD Student Representative in the Doctoral Programs and Research Schools Steering Groups

Doctoral Programs and Research Schools organize and coordinate courses and learning activities specific to their research field. As a student representative you will contribute in organizing, planning, developing and evaluating courses, seminars and other activities. The steering groups usually meet 2-3 times per semester but this might be different for each group. The Doctoral CoursesContinue reading “PhD Student Representative in the Doctoral Programs and Research Schools Steering Groups”

PhD Student Representative at the Department Level

Fellow PhD students,  Join the group of student representatives that will tackle department related issues! For the second year, we are calling on PhD students to apply for positions as department student representatives. For each department a mixed group of undergraduate and graduate student representatives can be elected by the MF Education Council. 

Annual General Meeting and Elections

The Election period has just started: it’s time to elect the new generation of doctoral student representatives!  2020 was an intense year for all of us, a year that pushed us to rethink our education, our community and our work environment. We are still facing many challenges, but, slowly and with all the precautions we are going back to a more normal life.  As DSA we never stopped to take care of our community and, thanks to theContinue reading “Annual General Meeting and Elections”