Spirituality & Wellness Events, Dec. 2 - Dec. 8:
- Monday Dec. 2
- Tuesday Dec. 3
- Wednesday Dec. 4
- Thursday Dec. 5
- Friday Dec. 6
- Saturday Dec. 7
- Sunday Dec. 8
Monday Dec. 2
9:30 - 11:30 AM: Morning Morsels at MORSL Start your week on a positive note; visit our drop-in centre for a breakfast-styled check-in with food and great conversation. This is our last breakfast for this semester. Completely free for students, but please RSVP to let us know you're coming! MORSL Lounge, 3495 University.
12:30 - 2:30 PM: Soup & Bagel @ Newman Centre Come for a daily lunch of homemade soup, warm bagels and coffee/tea for $3.50. Recurring Monday to Thursday at 3484 Peel.
Tuesday Dec. 3
3:00 - 4:00PM: Time Management: your best ally Do you always feel that you're running out of time and missing deadlines? This 60-minute webinar will teach you principles on how to set, maintain, and achieve academic goals while maintaining a healthy student-life balance.
3:30 - 5:00 PM: PhD Support Group Do you find it challenging to balance life and academics? Do you feel disconnected from others in your program? Join this group for ideas, encouragement, motivation and a sense of connectedness. Registration remains open throughout the semester! Rm 403, Thomson House, 3650 McTavish.
4:30 - 6:00 PM: Safer Partying In this workshop, the facilitators will empower you with information to help yourself or help others make informed choices about alcohol and drug use. Suite 3100 Brown, 3600 McTavish.
6:00 - 7:30 PM: Bible Study: Windows to Heaven Series: The Anastasis. This Iconography-based series delves into the Icon of the Crucifixion. Newman Center, 3484 Peel.
7:00 - 10:00 PM: Late Night McChill Chanukah edition! Take a break from your studies and come celebrate Chanukah with delicious latkes and sufganiyot (donuts)! Rm M3-37A, McLennan Library.
Wednesday Dec. 4
12:00 - 12:30 PM: Interested in mindfulness meditation? The Wellness Hub offers a 30-minute group session in Brown, room 4400. No registration necessary!
5:30 - 6:30 PM: Midweek Quaker-style meditation at the Newman Centre's Ryan Library on the 2nd floor (3484 Peel). Followed by snacks and fellowship, and a Quaker Bible study for those interested. See the Facebook group for updates.
6:00 - 8:00 PM: Student Bible Study and Supper, with the Ecumenical University chaplaincy, at the United Theological College (3521 University). Join this group to discuss what traditions and stories of long ago can mean in our own lives in a safe and open community. Faith and doubts welcome. LGBTQ+ affirming. Open to any or no religious backgrounds. Free vegetarian supper (with options for many allergy restrictions).
Thursday Dec. 5
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Skills for Managing Exam Anxiety (for Mac Students). This two-hour workshop will help you to cope more efficiently with the stress and anxiety of exams. Centennial Centre, Room 118.
10:30 - 11:30 AM: Student Wellness Group Come hang out with people who get it. Relax, chat, and take care of yourself in these peer support groups focused around developing wellness strategies, sharing experiences, and building social connections. Suite 3100 Brown, 3600 McTavish.
11:30 - 3:00 PM: SSMU & Student Wellness Hub Study Break Feeling stressed about finals? Come de-stress at SSMU's Study Break event, in collaboration with the Student Wellness Hub and MORSL.Redpath Commons Room A, McLennan Library.
11:30 AM-1:30 PM: Skills for Managing Anxiety & Stress (for Music Students). This two-hour workshop will help you to cope more effectively with the stress and anxiety of exams. Strathcona Music Building, Room E-109.
12:30 - 1:30 PM: Student Wellness Group (for Music Students) Come hang out with people who get it. Relax, chat, and take care of yourself in these peer support groups focused around developing wellness strategies, sharing experiences, and building social connections. Rm E109 Schulich, 555 Sherbrooke.
4:00 - 5:00 PM: Destress Meditation with MORSL In conjunction with Healthy McGill and SSMU's Study Break event, we're holding two special Meditation sessions for students with the aim to help ease away exam stress and calm the mind. Registration required! AMLF Lounge, McLennan Library Basement.
Friday Dec. 6
Friday mid-day prayers for Muslim students: Check the MSA McGill Facebook page for details of exact time and location of Jumu'ah prayers on or near campus.
10:00 - 11:00 AM: The Art of Taking Exams Have you always struggled taking exams? Are exams constantly in your way of attaining your academic objectives? This 60-minute webinar will teach you strategies that will allow you to attain your academic objectives.
4:00 PM: Prayerful vigil in memory of the 1989 Polytechnique massacre. For those seeking a space in which prayer is an integral part of remembering this tragedy and processing the emotions it stirs, please join students and staff in the chapel of the Presbyterian College (3495 University)
5:30 PM: SACOMSS Dec. 6 vigil, in the Birks Heritage chapel, 3520 University.
7:30 PM approx: Shabbat dinners on or around campus. Many groups offer weekly or ad-hoc shabbat dinners and services, including Chabad at McGill (3429 Peel), McGill Chavurah/Ghetto Shul, Am McGill, and Hillel to name a few! Check their respective Facebook page to see what's happening.
Saturday Dec. 7
4:00 - 5:00 PM: Christ Church Cathedral in collaboration with Oasis Musicale hosts a free public concert showcasing Chamber Musicians on the Loose - an exploration of the unique relationship between the piano and string instruments! 635 Ste-Catherine W.