Event Dates and Photo Albums

This section has the dates and descriptions of the School's annual events, and contains photo albums showing our faculty, alumni and students at work and play, at the School, on campus and in the community. Events are in order as they appear, from the beginning through to the end of each academic year. Be sure to join the McGill Alumni Online Community to keep your information current, as this ensures you don’t miss out on exclusive offers, news and messages from fellow grads. Mailings about events, Homecoming, Class reunions etc are no longer distributed from Central McGill University Advancement. 


Event Name


October 1, 2021

Director's Homecoming Virtual Wine & Cheese Reception

SPOT alumni, graduates, faculty & staff are invited to the Director's Wine & Cheese [remote] Reception on the Friday of McGill's Homecoming weekend in October 2021. We will be celebrating reunion years ending in "1" and "6"! While alumni of years ending in "1" and "6" are especially welcome, all SPOT alumni are indeed invited!

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Please see more details of the McGill events here.

October 16, 2021 McGill Open House

At McGill's [remote] Open House; SPOT faculty and students host a very busy virtual kiosk welcoming potential applicants: what's the BEST thing about being an OT or a PT and why McGill is the TOP choice! Pre-register in September at: McGill Open House

November, 2021 Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship

The format of this event will be: remote. The actual date of this event is yet to be finalized, but is likely to be either Thursday November 4 or Thursday November 18.

An annual inspirational lecture by a nationally or internationally known person, usually about a topic related to the field of rehabilitation. In 2020, Luca ‘Lazylegz’ Patuelli M.S.M. presented “No Excuses, No Limits - Adapt, stay positive, and learn to do things your own way." « Pas d’excuses, pas de limites - Adaptez-vous, restez positif et apprenez à faire les choses à votre façon » (lecture en anglais)
Luca ‘Lazylegz’ Patuelli is a Canadian break-dancer, and is committed to mentorship and leading in his own unique way. For past lectures, see here.

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April, 2022 2022 Name-Tag Ceremony

Students finishing their undergrad (U3) or their qualifying year (QY) receive McGill SPOT name-tags that identify them as McGill OT or PT students, with which to begin their clinical placements!

Spring 2022

Rehabilitation Research Colloquium

Every year, McGill University and Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario) host the best and the brightest for a day of presentations on recent advances in research on rehabilitation. The event alternates between Montreal (even years) and Kingston, Ont. (odd years). Check here for news about the event!

Spring 2022 Spring Clinical Day This is an annual full-day event with a morning educational component related to clinical education or practice followed by recognition awards to clinical educators/supervisors. The afternoon component consists of discussion on curriculum and its clinical education components.
June 2022

Health Sciences Convocation 

**Format for 2022 to be determined** Spring Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony was an online event in 2021. You can watch the Health Sciences Convocation here.

June 2022

Strawberries & Champagne Reception

**Format for 2022 to be determined** SPOT's Convocation and Awards Reception, at which all SPOT graduates are celebrated, and winners of SPOT Awards are given their certificates, is usually held immediately following the Health Sciences Convocation Ceremony.  Please view our tribute to SPOT graduating students of Spring 2021 here.

August 26, 2021 Masters' Research Projects Presentations

Final year Professional Program (OT and PT) students present their research projects, prior to the start of their last student placement during their final autumn at SPOT.

- Excellence Through Growth -

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