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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' posts

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' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Jan 4-23, 2016

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

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The Winter term has started and the Senators have also begun with Round 2! Here is the first biweekly report of the term! You can... Read more


January 24, 2017 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

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' posts

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' posts

Winter is Here: Term Goals & January 12th Council Report

Happy New Year and welcome to the Winter term! I hope that you enjoyed your holiday break and are feeling refreshed. This week, we’re running our semesterly “Know Your Rights” campaign to inform students of their... Read more


Tags: Accessibility, AMUSE, foster care, harmful military technology, Know Your Rights, libraries, Library Improvement Fund, Senate, Sexual Violence Policy
January 9, 2017 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Nov 21-Dec 5, 2016

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

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Now that we’ve reached the end of the term, the Senators are wrapping up their work as well. Here is the last biweekly report of... Read more


December 10, 2016 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

MUSA Mandalas for Mental Health

The end of another term can bring a varying set of emotions and for many of us these emotions included high levels of stress and anxiety with looming finals, performances, juries, practicums etc.  It’s important... Read more


Tags: Exams, Finals, mental health, MUSA, Self Care
December 2, 2016 | Mitchel Russo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

Final Fall Update: December 1st Council Report

How is it almost December already? Procrastinate from your exam studying by reading our December 1st Council Report to learn where planned projects have landed this term!

Stay tuned for a January progress report along with revised goals for... Read more


Tags: accommodations, AMUSE, harmful military technology, Know Your Rights, medical notes, Senate, Sexual Violence Policy, Student Services, unpaid internships
November 28, 2016 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Nov 7-21, 2016

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

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Presenting the SSMU Senators’ fifth biweekly report! You can also find our previous biweekly reports here.

A few highlights: