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Student Workshops

Student Workshops

Learn more about sustainability as a concept, McGill’s sustainability commitments, and how you can get involved by participating in one of the Office of Sustainability’s virtual workshops, offered in partnership with SKILLS21

Students who participate in two or more workshops in a semester will receive recognition on their co-curricular record. Students must register for the workshop by signing into myInvolvement.

Upcoming Workshops

Sustainability at McGill 101

September 30, 2022 at 11:00 AM

This workshop offers an overview of sustainability at McGill. The session will present how students can participate in the sustainability movement on campus and will introduce sustainability programs, events, and resources that are available to students.

Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals

October 7, 2022 at 11:00 AM

This one-hour workshop is for those interested in learning about the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will help participants identify and describe the SDGs, explain their significance, and understand implementation opportunities and challenges, particularly in reporting on them. Finally, the workshop will inform participants on how they can get more involved in SDG activities on campus and beyond.

Leading Sustainable Projects at McGill

October 21, 2022 at 11:00 AM

In this one-hour workshop, participants will learn basic tools to start their own sustainability initiatives, with the support of the Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF).

McGill's Climate & Sustainability Strategy 2020-2025

October 28, 2022 at 11:00 AM
This session will dive into McGill’s three long-term targets, as well short-term goals set to be achieved in the next five years. Participants will also learn about the consultation process that informed the content of the strategy, as well as key monitoring and implementation tools.

Climate Action at McGill

November 4, 2022 at 11:00 AM

This workshop gives an overview of the initiatives that McGill is taking to address climate-related issues. It will review the context for undertaking such actions, present the ways in which greenhouse gas emissions are being recorded, highlight the main action areas that are being focused on to reduce emissions, and showcase the different ways students can get involved in helping the University achieve its carbon footprint reduction ambition.

Zero-Waste Actions

November 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Have you ever had questions about how waste is managed at McGill? This one-hour training will inform participants of how campus waste streams work, how to properly sort materials, and how this may differ from your home recycling. Participants will leave with best practices and a better understanding of McGill’s waste reduction strategy.

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Past Workshops

Sustainability at McGill 101

This workshop offers an overview of sustainability at McGill. The session will present how students can participate in the sustainability movement on campus and will introduce sustainability programs, events, and resources that are available to students.

McGill's Climate & Sustainability Strategy 2020-2025

This session will dive into McGill’s three long-term targets, as well short-term goals set to be achieved in the next five years. Participants will also learn about the consultation process that informed the content of the strategy, as well as key monitoring and implementation tools.

Climate Action at McGill

This workshop gives an overview of the initiatives that McGill is taking to address climate-related issues. It will review the context for undertaking such actions, present the ways in which greenhouse gas emissions are being recorded, highlight the main action areas that are being focused on to reduce emissions, and showcase the different ways students can get involved in helping the University achieve its carbon footprint reduction ambition.

Leading Sustainable Projects at McGill

In this one-hour workshop, participants will learn basic tools to start their own sustainability initiatives, with the support of the Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF).

 

Workshops offered by the McGill Office of Sustainability are currently limited to University community members, including staff, students, and faculty members. If you are external to McGill and are interested in having a workshop or training, please email sustainability [at] mcgill.ca with your query.

 

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