Graduate Student Services and Activities

Graduate Student Life
Graduate students and undergraduate students share many of the same concerns about access to quality education, career development resources and entertainment and extracurricular opportunities. At the graduate level, however, students often have a greater need for certain kinds of resources to help them in research and professional development. Graduate students may require more time and funds to pursue research projects and travel to research and professional conferences.

About the Broward Graduate Council
The Broward Graduate Council works to provide greater communication and resources for graduate students at FAU’s Broward campuses. The BGC consists of graduate and professional students with the objective of enhancing and enriching the academic experience of FAU’s graduate students. The BGC’s mission is to advocate the interests of Broward graduate students, host cultural, academic and networking events for graduate students, and work together with other organizations to strengthen the FAU graduate student community.

Opportunities and Resources
The Broward Graduate Council offers travel grants to conferences, research grants for thesis and dissertation work and assistance and funding for events that benefit graduate student education and professional development.

Get involved

• Become a BGC representative from your college or division.
• Organize and attend meetings and events of interest to all graduate students.
• Bring a BGC representative to your campus club or association to speak about available opportunities and resources.
• Apply for BGC research and travel grants.

Contact Information

Broward Graduate Council
Telephone: 954-762-5615

Broward Graduate Council
Fort Lauderdale Campus
Higher Education Complex
Room 507C
111 East Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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