GET INVOLVED

Resources to get involved in the ArtSci student community + more!

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FRESHMAN ARTS AND SCIENCE COMMITTEE

The Freshman Arts and Science Committee is a great opportunity for ArtSci first-years to become involved in student government here at McGill! Working alongside the ASUS VP First Year Affairs, this committee plans social and academic events and initiatives that aim to connect and enhance the freshmen ArtSci community. Those part of the committee will gain experience planning and hosting events, and have the opportunity to connect with the ASUS executive team and other ArtSci students!

Learn more here.

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ASUS EVENTS AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

Working alongside ASUS VP Internal and Executive Revenue Officer, the Events and Planning Committee plans social events for all ArtSci students. Because the majority of the EPC initiatives are based upon in-person meet-ups, it will not operate during the Fall 2020 semester. However, stay updated with the ASUS social medias for more information on its status during the Winter 2021 semester!

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ASUS ACADEMIC COMMITTEE

The Academic Committee, spearheaded by the ASUS VP Academic, is responsible for organizing academic events for students, collecting student feedback and concerns, and running student academic information sessions. Stay updated with the ASUS social medias for committee applications for the 2020-2021 academic year!

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ARTSCI BUDDY PROGRAM

The Faculty of Arts and Science Buddy Program pairs new ArtSci students with current ArtSci students based on major program. Mentors and mentees will connect primarily through emails/messaging, however small events may also be scheduled throughout the academic year for buddies to meet face-to-face. The Buddy Program provides new students with valuable information and insight on the McGill experience and resources available to ArtSci students.

Sign-up forms are now available for the Fall 2020 semester! Learn more here. 

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STUDENT ASSOCIATION OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE (SACS)

SACS is the Student Association of Cognitive Science at McGill University. Our goal is to provide prospective and current Cognitive Science students with information related to the program. Given the interdisciplinary nature of Cognitive Science, Cog Sci students may feel overwhelmed with how much the program has to offer. SACS aims to provide a bridge for students who wish to meet other Cog Scis within all five streams, promoting enriching relationships between students, no matter what aspects of Cognitive Science interest them .


Over the course of the year, we hold movie nights, Cog Cafe, Wine and Cheeses, and many more! Through these events and other initiatives, Cog Scis get the opportunity to meet students, mentors and professors in their program. This network building fosters long term friendships, guides students through their degree academically, supports students in finding research positions and ultimately helps Cog Scis start their careers post-grad.  

Facebook: Student Association of Cognitive Science, McGill University 

Instagram: @cogsci_mcgill 

Website: http://www.cogsci-mcgill.com/

Email: communications.sacs@gmail.com 

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MCGILL ENVIRONMENT STUDENTS' SOCIETY (MESS)

MESS represents undergraduate and diploma Environment students at McGill University, and works to provide resources and events for these students. Follow their social medias to stay updated on their initiatives for this coming year!


Facebook: @messmcgill

Instagram: @messmcgill

Email: mcgill.environment@gmail.com

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STUDENT ASSOCIATION OF SUSTAINABILITY, SCIENCE, & SOCIETY (SASSS)

SASSS represents undergraduate Sustainability, Science, and Society students at McGill University, and works to provide resources and events for these students. Follow their social medias to stay updated on their initiatives for this coming year!

Facebook: @mcgillSASSS

Instagram: @mcgill_sasss

Email: sasss@mcgillbasic.com

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MCGILL RECREATION

During the Fall 2020 semester, McGill Recreation is offering virtual opportunities to stay active and connected with other athletes! Check out their social media pages down below for information about their Strava group challenges, esports tournaments, virtual trivia nights, + more!

Facebook: McGill Recreation

Instagram: @mcgillrecreation

Website: https://mcgillathletics.ca/index.aspx

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CAMPUS LIFE & ENGAGEMENT (CLE)

Campus Life & Engagement (CLE) works to make sure that all students at McGill are surrounded by the best possible university environment, and have all the information and resources available to succeed. Check out their website page and social medias for more information on the Student Support & Services they provide!


Facebook: Campus Life & Engagement - McGill University

First Year Page: https://www.mcgill.ca/firstyear/

Instagram: @clemcgill

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/cle/

STUDENTS' SOCIETY OF MCGILL UNIVERSITY (SSMU)

SSMU represents all McGill students and works to provide the best services and resources for students. In the link to their website below, you can find a variety of student clubs and services available to undergraduate students. If you're interested in learning more about student governance, check out that tab on their website! Stay updated with their social media pages to learn more about their initiatives.


Facebook: Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU)

Instagram: @ssmuaeum

Website: https://ssmu.ca/student-life/clubs-services-isg/

 

ASUS acknowledges that McGill is on the traditional territory of the Indigenous People, Kanien'keha:ka (Ga-niyen-ge-haa-ga). The Kanien'keha:ka are the keepers of the Eastern Door of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. This island known as Montreal is known as Tio’tia:ke (Gio-Jaw-Gé) in the language of the Kanien’kehá:ka, and has historically served as a meeting place for other Indigenous nations.

It is not enough to just acknowledge the keepers of this land and McGill’s status as a settler-colonial institution. Silence and inaction will only contribute to erasing the history, the culture, and the realities of Indigenous people. As such, it is important that individuals educate themselves on Indigenous matters and that they apply that knowledge to support Indigenous communities. ASUS should actively resist (neo)-colonialism in the many forms it takes, and in the diversity of forms that resistance can take.