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Alcohol Survey

Student Wellness is conducting a research study about post-secondary students' opinions and attitudes about alcohol consumption. Focus groups will be held on campus on March 21, 22, and 23. Each group should take about 60-90 minutes and all participants will receive a $25 gift card! Students wishing to register should contact Alison Burnett (x54333) or Melanie Bowman (x56046). Time commitment is about 60 to 90 minutes.

UofG... We're Listening

You are invited to our town hall on March 14 to discuss what we've learned so far about student wellness needs, capture your experience, get ideas on how we might improve things and get your wisdom on things we can take action on.

Drop-in any time between 5:30 and 7:30pm in Peter Clark Hall.

More information on the We're Listening website.

Women in the Workforce

To celebrate International Women's Day on Wednesday, March 8, Co-operative Education & Career Services is hosting a panel presentation.  Panelists include:

Kelli Rice

Executive Assistant to the Chieve Administrative Officer & Assistant Deputy Minister (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs)

Amy Breault

Assistant Brand Manager (Sleeman Breweries Ltd.)

OV Applications Due Friday

Have you signed up to be an Orientation Volunteer for 2017 yet? The application deadline is this Friday (March 10)!

You can sign up now at guelphoweek.ca

Don’t forget to remind your friends of the deadline and let them know that they can request you to be on their team. We’ve heard great feedback from previous OVs that having their friends on their team was a blast!

Study Hall

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm, SAS Peer Helpers will lead a study hall, which is an opportunity to dedicate a specific time slot to studying.  Working alongside other students sometimes helps with motivation and staying focused.

A referral from an SAS Advisor is required.  Please direct questions about the study hall to saspeers@uoguelph.ca and include "Study Hall" in the subject line.

Weekly Grad Student Support Group

Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30pm running March 7 - April 18.

This is a confidential group to talk about your concerns. It is not a workshop format.

Come to all or some of the sessions!

Counselling Services or Physician Referral required. You will be reminded by email and given the location at that time.

The Joubin/Selig Scholarship Fund

The Joubin/Selig Scholarship Fund was established by Toronto Foundation donors to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario with permanent physical (mobility) disabilities who wish to pursue an education in their chosen field of study.

Scholarships from the Joubin/Selig Scholarship Fund are available in competition among qualifying students enrolled in colleges and universities in Ontario. This grant stream is now open. The application deadline is Friday, April 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Emotional Support Drop-in

Available tomorrow (Thursday, February 16) from 1pm to 3pm in the JT Powell Building. Check-in at the Health Services reception. Brought to you by CMHA and Student Wellness.

We have a new website!

Thank you to everyone who has offered feedback and help along the way - this is our new website! It went live this afternoon and has a number of new features including:

  • Easier navigation
  • Responsive design that works better on mobile devices
  • Re-written information that is more complete and clearer
  • Changes that improve accessibility

If you have feedback, we would be happy to hear from you! We think of this as a work in progress, with new information being added over time.

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