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University Affairs Final Report 2016-2017

Change at McGill University is most often defined by incremental progress rather than overnight transformation. During the 2016-2017 year, the SSMU University Affairs portfolio has successfully pushed forward numerous initiatives to address critical academic, equity,... Read more


May 31, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Apply to Sit on a McGill Committee: April 6th Council Report

Have you ever wanted to see how McGill works behind the scenes? Are you passionate about campus issues like student services, academic programs, or equity? Do you have a great idea to improve... Read more


Tags: AVEQ, committees, libraries, mental health, Senate, Sexual Violence Policy, Student Services, university committees
April 3, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Mar 13-27, 2017

Read the report here. Read the highlights after the jump.

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Almost the end of the year, and the Senators are still advocating for some things, as seen here in their latest biweekly report! You can... Read more


April 1, 2017 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

Spring Soon? March 23rd Council Report

Spring is (technically) almost here! We hope that the longer daytime hours are helping you make it through that midterm-paper grind. Just a reminder that we’re currently hiring for a University Affairs Secretary General... Read more


Tags: AVEQ, equity, foster care, hiring, intellectual property, libraries, mental health, provincial representation, Senate, staff, Student Services, students from care
March 20, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Feb 20-Mar 13, 2017

Read the report here. Read the highlights after the jump.

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School seems to be on full speed these weeks, and the Senators seem to be seeing a slow week as well, as seen here in... Read more


March 15, 2017 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

Work for us next year! Job Opportunities & March 9th Council Report

SSMU is hiring for 2017-2018! Work under the University Affairs portfolio or in another area at SSMU. Available positions include University Affairs Secretary General, Equity Commissioner, and much more. The deadline to apply is... Read more


Tags: equity, foster care, hiring, Indigenous Affairs, Indigenous solidarity, mental health, Senate, sexual violence, staff, Student Rights, Student Services, students from care
March 6, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Fostering Post-Secondary Success: Support Programming for Students from Foster Care

SSMU University Affairs has released a new research report, entitled Fostering Post-Secondary Success: Support Programming for Students from Foster Care. This document examines current issues faced by students from the welfare system and their transition to... Read more


Tags: equity, foster care, research
March 2, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Feb 6-20, 2017

Read the report here. Read the highlights after the jump.

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Reading week is only a week away, and with this we’re halfway through the Winter term! The Senators have a lot going on as you can... Read more


February 22, 2017 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

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' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Jan 23-Feb 6, 2017

Read the report here. Read the highlights after the jump.

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Can’t believe we’re just now hitting February! The Senators have been busy at work and here is their second biweekly report of the term! You... Read more


February 9, 2017 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

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