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Deferred Exam Pilot Project Takes Off

The Subcommittee on Student Undergraduate Advising (SUSA) has recently announced a new pilot project for the academic year.  The project is allowing first time exam deferring students to apply without the need for supporting documentation.... Read more


Tags: accommodations, Deferred Exams, Exams, Student Affairs
November 15, 2016 | Mitchel Russo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

Late Semester Slowdown: November 14th Council Report

It’s that time of term: days are getting shorter, policies still aren’t writing themselves, and it’s hard to find energy to keep pushing projects forward. But the work continues, and you can check out the details... Read more


Tags: accommodations, Enrolment Services, Human Resources, Know Your Rights, medical notes, Senate, Sexual Violence Policy, Student Rights, unpaid internships
November 14, 2016 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Oct 24-Nov 7, 2016

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

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It’s already November, and the SSMU Senators’ fourth biweekly report is here! You can also find our previous biweekly reports here.

A few highlights:


Over the Hump? Strikes, Medical Notes, & Service Point (November 3rd Council Report)

Another month gone! I hope it feels like you’re over the hump of midterms, although there’s still a ways to go. If you haven’t heard, the Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE) is on strike... Read more


Tags: Accessibility, Enrolment Services, Human Resources, Senate, Sexual Violence Policy, unpaid internships
October 31, 2016 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Oct 10-24, 2016

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

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Mid-terms are definitely picking up, but the Senators are not slowing down. Here is the third biweekly report of the SSMU Senate Caucus. You can... Read more


Tags: accommodations, equity, exam deferrals, Sexual Violence Policy, sustainability
October 25, 2016 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

Mid-Term(s) Updates: October 20th Council Report

Can you believe that we’re almost halfway through the semester? We hope that midterms are going well and that you’re still making time for self-care!

This past weekend at the Student Academic Summit, we officially launched... Read more


Tags: bookstore, Enrolment Services, Sexual Violence Policy, smoke-free campus, smoking policy, Student Services
October 17, 2016 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Sept 26-Oct 10, 2016

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

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Add-drop is over, and as we students get more serious, so do the... Read more


Tags: buildings, classrooms, libraries, open access, Sexual Violence Policy, textbooks
October 11, 2016 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

Sexual Violence Policy Recommendations & Extended Summit Registration: October 13th Council Report

Registration for the 2nd Annual Student Academic Summit has been extended until this Wednesday, October 12th at 11:59PM. Sign up here to benefit from our many insightful speakers and presentations! Read my October 13th report... Read more


Tags: AVEQ, bookstore, classrooms, Enrolment Services, health insurance, Human Resources, international students, open access, Senate, Sexual Violence Policy, textbooks, unpaid internships
October 10, 2016 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts

Senate Caucus Biweekly Report for Sept 2-26, 2016

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

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This is an exciting time for the Senators, as they get a their... Read more


Tags: accommodations, caucus reports, exam deferrals, final exams, Senate, undergraduate skills program, university committees
September 27, 2016 | Rene Iwo | Posted in: The Senators' Corner

Sexual Violence Policy Focus Groups & Academic Summit Registration: September 29th Council Report

As our first month of orientation and training is wrapping up, we’re working hard to kick off portfolio committees and term projects! There have been many developments in... Read more


Tags: equity, Equity Advocacy Network, Equity Policy, listserv, open access, Senate, senators, Sexual Violence Policy, textbooks, unpaid internships
September 26, 2016 | Erin Sobat | Posted in: Team UA' posts