In case you haven't taken the time to figure out how much you can afford or what your monthly budget is as a FAU Graduate Teaching Assistant or Research Assistant, we're here to help out!
We, the FAU Starving Grads, are writing to you today to address several grievances that are held by a significant portion of the graduate students, Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs), and Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU).
The last major stipend increase for FAU graduate students was in 2006.¹ Yes, over a decade ago! Rent has increased an accumulated 25% in Florida since then. If this isn’t enough to convince you that something needs to change, I don’t know what is. FAU provides NO health insurance coverage for its graduate students.² And…Read more 7 Things You Didn’t Know About FAU’s Graduate Program
We are the graduate students of this university. You know us as your teaching assistants and research assistants. We love what we research, and we love sharing our knowledge with you in the classroom. Given the choice, we wouldn’t do anything different, except, we struggle to survive our education.