Addressing Your Barriers: A virtual Q & A session with McGill's Office for Students with Disabilities
Do you have a disability, mental health condition, chronic illness or other impairment that may impact your post-secondary education? Did you receive academic accommodations in high school and/or Cegep? Join us for an online information session to find out about the services available to students through the OSD.
Sessions will be held online on:
June 15th 2017: 3 – 4 pm EST
July 20th 2017: 7 – 8 pm EST
APPLY NOW to be a Buddy Volunteer for Fall 2017 - at Mac campus!
Make a difference in the life of a new international student!
- Make new social connections (with your new student & Buddy Volunteers)
- Learn about another culture (and/or connect with students from your own)
- Develop intercultural communication skills
- Acquire mentorship experience
- Open to Canadian and International undergraduate and graduate students
Only a 1-term commitment & includes an online training session.
Sign up now on the ISS website.
Reminder – ISS Immigration Advisor available at Mac every second Thursday!
Next dates: Apr 20, May 4
Drop by or call Student Services (Centennial building) to book your appointment at 514-398-7992. Be sure to consult any relevant sections on the International Student Services website before your appointment, and see the drop-in advising schedule.
Please note that ISS does NOT provide advising on Permanent Residence (PR)
Support Group for Racialized & Ethnic Minority Students
Dates: Tuesdays, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11 (downtown campus)
Time: 18h – 20h
Location: Brown Building Rm 4200 (March 14, 21), Thomson House Rm 405 (March 28, April 4, 11)
A support group for students who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, a Person of Colour, and/or a racialized minority. This group will provide a facilitated space for racialized and ethnic students to reflect upon their identities, experiences and specific challenges, and to connect and build community at McGill. This group will strive to create a nonjudgmental space for:
Explorations of intersectional identities;
The naming and discussion of uncomfortable experiences on campus;
Identifying the impact of prejudice and discrimination on personal health and wellbeing;
Explorations of how prejudice and discrimination impact self-esteem and sense of belonging;
Connecting and building community
Visit the Counselling & Mental Health Service website for more info
Add your MAC voice to discussions about Student Services' Health & Wellness Projects!
McGill Student Services’ new Student Wellness Hub Stakeholder Group will be composed entirely of students and will meet approximately once a month to discuss and give opinions and feedback on different projects related to Student Services’ Wellness Hub initiative. We are particularly interested in having input from students who study on the Mac campus!
If you are a recent or current user of Counselling and Mental Health Services, the Office for Students with Disabilities, and/or Student Health Service (Clinic), fill out this short webform to indicate your interest in joining the group!
International Students: Planning to travel in the coming months?
Did you know that as of November 10th 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals* who fly to - or transit through - Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)? Consult the eTA page of the ISS website and apply before you travel!
*Exception: US citizens, who are exempt from both the eTA & TRV (EntryVisa).
Mental Health Hub
Check out McGill Mental Health Hub, a new resource for students supported by Bell Let's Talk that connects our community to support and information surrounding mental wellbeing!
OSD Study Partner Program
Looking for a study partner? The OSD Study Partner Program matches students up with a peer. Study partners will then set a time and place where they will meet for regular study sessions throughout the semester.
OSD Mentor Program
Want to become a volunteer? Get involved with Campus Life & Engagement! Or check out the opportunties with Engage McGill. McGill relies on the energy and enthusiasm of hundreds of student volunteers each year.
Would you like to be a tutor?
What: Tutorial Services is recruiting Tutors for Macdonald Campus in various disciplines.
- Set your own hours
- Increased academic mastery
- Financial compensation
- A sense of pride and accomplishment of having helped someone
JOIN OUR TEAM! More information and application forms available on the Tutorial website.