SSMU University Affairs is responsible for advocacy projects, policy development, equity initiatives, and the Library Improvement Fund. The Students' Society of McGill University is an independent association representing approximately 22 000 undergraduate and professional students.

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Fleeting February: Policies, Policies & more Policies

Despite being the shortest month, February sure has been hectic! Reading Week is close, so let’s push through this last week until the break. In the meantime, check out my February 23rd Report to... Read more


Tags: academic accommodation, ancillary fees, equity, foster care, General Assembly, Indigenous Affairs, Indigenous solidarity, Memorandum of Agreement, MoA, Senate, students from care, unpaid internships
February 20, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA

Board of Governors, Unpaid Internships & Student Support: February 9th Council Report

SSMU Executive nominations are now open! Find more information on requirements and the nominations process here. Check out our February 9th Report to the Legislative Council to learn more about the busy upcoming month of... Read more


Tags: Board of Governors, elections, equity, Indigenous Affairs, Indigenous solidarity, open access, Senate, Student Services, unpaid internships
February 6, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA

Striving to Place: The First Generation Student Experience at McGill University

SSMU University Affairs has released a new research report, entitled Striving to Place: The First Generation Student Experience at McGill University. This document examines current issues faced by first generation students at McGill as well as... Read more


Tags: equity, first generation, research
January 24, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA

What did McGill Committees do in Fall 2016? Read the report!

Reports from student reps in McGill committees available here.

There are as many as 47 University-level committees, to which there are 118 undergraduate student representatives. McGill University is huge, and most of the groundwork for new initiatives on campus begins in such... Read more


Tags: committees
January 24, 2017 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: Team UA

Do my Job! Exec Info Session, Shadowing Program, & January 26th Council Report

Think you could be the next VP University Affairs? This is your chance! Executive nominations open on Monday, January 30th, and we’re hosting a SSMU Executive Info Session for you to learn more about... Read more


Tags: admissions, AVEQ, Board of Governors, elections, enrolment, equity, mental health, nominations, Senate, Sexual Violence Policy, Student Services
January 23, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA

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