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Looking to get involved? Sit on a University Committee!

Looking to get involved? Sit on a University Committee! SSMU is seeking students to sit as undergraduate representatives on various university committees, working groups, and advisory boards. Have you ever wanted to see how McGill works behind the scenes? Are you passionate about campus issues like student services, the academic curriculum, or equity initiatives? Do...

Update on Plans to Address Gendered and Sexualized Violence at the SSMU

Content Warning: The following statement addresses sensitive topics including recent events regarding gendered and sexualized violence within SSMU. Support resources are listed at the bottom of this statement. March 23, 2017 The SSMU Executive Committee acknowledges that there is a systemic issue of sexualized and gendered violence at McGill University that urgently needs to be...

SSMU AWARDS 2017

SSMU AWARDS 2017 Hello prospective awards applicants and nominees! Each year the Student Society of McGill University awards students and student groups who have dedicated themselves to improving life on campus. The Awards aim to recognize students, student groups and student-run events that have proven themselves to be outstanding. All finalists will be invited to the...

Statement Regarding the Resignation of the President

The Students’ Society of McGill University regrets to announce the resignation of President Ben Ger, effective immediately. Ben, elected as the President for a one-year term in March of 2016, submitted his resignation from this role on March 9th, 2017. Due to personal reasons, he felt that he was unable to continue in his duties...

Press Release Regarding Resignation of the Vice-President (External Affairs)

Content Warning: The following statement discusses issues related to sexual violence. We encourage readers to use their discretion in engaging with the content and to access the support resources listed below as needed. For Immediate Release: February 22, 2017 The Students’ Society of McGill University is announcing the resignation of Vice-President (External Affairs), David Aird,...

Statement Regarding Recent Social Media and Legislative Council Concerns

Statement Regarding Recent Social Media and Legislative Council Concerns February 11, 2017 To all McGill Students, The SSMU would like to comment on the ongoing controversy regarding a tweet made by an Arts representative to our Legislative Council. We would like to reiterate the statement made by the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Executive in that...

Statement Regarding the US Executive Order and Quebec City Terrorist Shooting

Statement Regarding the US Executive Order and Quebec City Terrorist Shooting January 31, 2017 Dear Fellow Students, Our community has been shocked by recent events on both sides of the Canadian border, including the tragic terrorist shooting at a Quebec City mosque and Donald Trump’s executive order to restrict refugees and individuals from seven Muslim-majority...