Frugal Scholar Workshops

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Upcoming workshops

There are currently no upcoming workshops.

If the workshop is on myInvolvement, your attendance can be recognized on your co-curricular record.

Some workshops are also part of SKILLS21, a new skills development program for McGill undergraduates.

Previous workshops

What Date Location SKILLS21 Register
Debt/Credit Management Thursday, September 21, 4:30 - 5:30 pm Brown 5001 Wellbeing stream

Registration closed

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Frugal n’ Fun Tips n’ Tricks Wednesday, September 20, 1:30 - 3:00 pm Brown 3001 - Registration closed
Budgeting 101 Thursday, September 14, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Brown 3001 Wellbeing stream

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Registration closed

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Work Study Information Wednesday, September 13, 2:00 - 3:00 pm Brown 3001 - Registration closed

Workshop sampler

Learn more about our other workshops:

Budgeting

Presented by SSAO Financial Aid Counsellors and tailored to students’ needs according to:

  • Faculty (Law, Medicine, Music, School of Social Work, etc.)
  • Status (undergraduate/graduate)
  • Residence

Topics include:

Canada Student Loans

Presented by a Canada Student Loan representative. Topics include:

  • Repayment Assistance Plan (RAP)
  • Payment options
  • Consolidation Agreement

The National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) also holds regular webinars on repaying your government student loans.

Exchange/Study Away/Internship

Presented by an SSAO Financial Aid Counsellor. Topics include:

Financial Stress

Presented by an SSAO Frugal Scholar Student Ambassador who provides testimonial tips on:

International Students Financial Aid

Presented by an SSAO International Financial Aid Counsellor. Topics include:

Quebec Loan Application (AFE)

Presented by an SSAO Quebec Financial Aid Counsellor. Topics include:

  • Quebec Aid qualifications/eligibility
  • How to apply
  • Demystifying the application form and process

Quebec Loan Repayment for Graduating Students

Presented by SSAO Quebec Financial Aid Counsellors. Topics include:

Tax Clinic

Presented by a Frugal Scholar tax expert. Various clinics tailored to specific categories including Quebec, Canada tax returns and returns for International students. Topics include:

  • Student tax breaks
  • Optimizing returns
  • Easy filing at no cost

Here's a PowerPoint presentation (PDF) from our most recent workshop.