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Minicourses Fall registration Open until September 22!

MiniCourses are fun, inexpensive, non-credit courses offered by the Students’ Society of McGill University. The courses are typically held once a week during evenings or weekends on McGill’s downtown campus. Non-McGill students can register for MiniCourses for an additional $5.00 processing fee. For McGill students, many MiniCourses appear on the co-curricular transcript; they are an...

SSMU STATEMENT Regarding the Release of the Provincial Strategy on Sexual Violence

08.09.2017 On August 21st, the Minister for Higher Education in Québec, Hélène David, announced the release of a provincial strategy for the fight against sexual violence on campuses. SSMU particularly applauds the commitment to $23 million in 5 years, which is a financial commitment that other provinces, such as Ontario, have failed to make in...

SSMU Student Handbook 2017-2018!

This year, the Student Handbook has been funded by the McGill University Office of Sustainability to use 100% recycled paper and vegetable-based inks as part of the Sustainable Orientation Project. #McGillSPF The new student agendas 2017-2018 are available at the University Centre (First Floor, next to the Student Lounge) Pick up yours! http://www.mcgill.ca/sustain…/sustainable-orientation-sp0165    

Activities Night: Fall 2017 Tabler Registration

Activities Night: Fall 2017 Tabler Registration Activities Night will be taking place on Tuesday, September 5th, Wednesday, September 6th and Thursday, September 7th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The deadline to register for Activities Night is Sunday, August 27th. This form will not be active after this date. Please register in the following link

SSMU MINICOURSES IS CURRENTLY SEARCHING INSTRUCTORS!

Fall 2017 MiniCourses Instructor Application We’re currently searching instructors for: excel, knitting/crochet, yoga, autocad, wordpress, languages (specifically Arabic, Mandarin, Italian, Japanese, etc), and more. If you have an idea for a MiniCourse not yet offered, please use this form to let us know. For past courses, you can visit http://minicourses.ca/ Deadline to apply: July 7th, 5:00PM This form is for new...

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...