Academic Awareness 

 

Join us to learn about various academic resources on campus and how you can protect yourself from academic misconduct and enhance your academic life on campus. There will be academic advice from the Director of teaching and learning and Academic dean’s from various colleges.

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Graduate Opportunities Workshop 

The graduate opportunities  aims to help undergraduate students navigate the steps to graduate school, inform them of various graduate opportunities and help them through the process of finding a graduate position and entering the research world. There will be a presentation (overview) of graduate opportunities at USask, and how to find them, access them, land them, and write up an application.

 

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USSU and ISSAC Beaver Creek Half-Day Trip

USSU and ISAAC are calling all students interested in discovering the nature of Saskatchewan, as we celebrate Sustainability.

Join the experience, and while having fun, win prizes!
Check-in at Louis’ entrance 1:30 pm October 27th

Bus departs at 2:00 pm from Louis’ (Memorial Union Building)
To ensure a seat on this trip, you must sign up on eventbrite. 

For more information on this trip, please get in touch at vpstudentaffairs@ussu.ca 

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Graduate Opportunities Workshop

The graduate opportunities workshop is a collaborative event of USSU and GSA that aims to help undergraduate students navigate the steps to graduate school, inform them of various graduate opportunities and help them through the process of finding a graduate position and entering the research world.

There will be a presentation (overview) of graduate opportunities at USask, and how to find them, access them, land them, and write up an application. The event will have graduate students from various colleges provide peer-to-peer mentorship for students wanting to pursue graduate studies.

October 21, 2021
4:30PM on ZOOM
Eventbrite

Email vpacademic@ussu.ca for details

 

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Sustainability Week Oct 12-15

We would like to invite you to our special event: Storytelling by the river with USSU’s Indigenous Knowledge Keeper, Joseph Naytowhow.
Date: October 14th, 3:30 pm
Check-In: 3:20 pm at the USSU in Place Riel

Location and time of Storytelling: 3:35 pm By the river on the University side near the education building beside the big rocks.

Are you on campus during October 12th -15th? Sign up to pick up a baby plant at the USSU office while supplies last. Plants are a great natural mechanism to improve indoor air quality.

Grab Baby plants for free at the USSU in Place Riel
Sign Up: https://forms.gle/Rdnc3nAVnsqjaYfeA

Finally, we will do some highlights on our social media that will follow up with a quick quiz for a chance to win Louis’ gift cards.
First place: $25
Second Place: $15
Third Place: $10

We encourage you to tell your friends and constituencies about this great week.

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Health and Dental Plan

REMINDER: End of the Change-of-Coverage Period (fall)
You only have a few more days to enrol your dependants in or to opt out of the Health & Dental Plan. Deadline is September 30, 2021.
Find out more at studentcare.ca

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Sexual Violence Awareness Week

The USSU Women’s Centre is hosting Sexual Violence Awareness Week. Our week will focus on awareness, steps that can be taken toward prevention, community, and healing.

Monday, September 20

Sexualized Violence 101: Understanding Sexualized Violence

Join us at 2:30 as Morgan Price (Education & Outreach Coordinator at Saskatoon Sexual Assault and Information Centre) kicks off our Sexual Violence Awareness Week with a presentation about understanding sexualized violence. Sexualized Violence 101: all the things we think you should know about this systemic issue and what we can do to begin eradicating sexualized violence from our community. Topics covered will include definitions of terminology, an overview of consent and the law, impacts on survivors, and ways to be a strong support person. All are welcome!

Tuesday, September 21

Consent and Campus Culture

In the era of the Me Too movement, conversations about sexualized violence have entered the mainstream media. As we learn to understand its harmful impacts, we also strive to eliminate this harm from our communities. In this session we will discuss power & privilege, consent, and the ways in which we can take action for individual and systemic change. Join us Tuesday at 2pm.

Wednesday, September 22

Ted Talk Night and Discussion 

Join us on the USSU Discord Server at 7pm

Thursday, September 23

Letter Writing Campaign at the Women’s Centre, 103 Memorial Union Building 2:30pm-4pm

 

 

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Studentpreneur- “Your Journey has just begun..”

Studentpreneur is a platform for students to take an idea and make it a reality. We are creating a space for students to get the opportunities to build, grow and share their ideas. This initiative will encourage students to identify their careers and prepare them for a career they define for themselves, and these learning opportunities will help students to develop the needed skills.

Throughout this learning and experimental journey, students will be guided through a series of workshops led by experts, and student market space to promote themselves and their brands, a ‘pitch night’ to present their ideas to get financial support to make their idea a reality. Please take our survey and let us know what areas interest you most.

If you have any questions you can email Abhineet Goswami, USSU Vice-President Operations and Finance at vpopfin@ussu.ca

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Campus Group Welcome Week

Interested in joining a club? Campus Club Week is perfect for you! Check out the Arts Tunnel September 7-10 to see all the different clubs this campus has to offer. Groups will be promoting their events, recruiting members and informing students on their mandate. For more information regarding campus groups, visit the ussuhub

Interested in booking a table? Email tables@ussu.ca

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USSU Welcome Week Sept 2-3

This year will be different in many ways, but the USSU is determined to continue to offer as many of our services as possible! Our Welcome Week contests and activities will take place in the Bowl September 2-3, from 10am to 4pm.

Survival Calendar
If you are looking for a copy of the Survival Calendar, you’ll be able to find it at the information tent in the Bowl, along with other great swag giveaways.

Entertainment
There will be DJs and a live performance from the Association Jeunesse Fransaskoise (AJF) each day at 12:30. SaskTel will be in the Bowl, providing games and opportunities to win great prizes. You will also see lawn games, cotton candy, and a lot more.

Carless Drive-In September 2, 8PM
Mean Girls
It’s going to be so FETCH!
SaskTel blankets will be available while supplies last.

Information Tent
Learn about the different things you can do and experience on campus.

Pop Up Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic
The Student Wellness Centre will be hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in the Bowl between 10am and 4pm on September 2 and 3. Students can make appointments in advance by calling 306-966-5768, and walk-up appointments are welcome. In the event of poor weather conditions, the clinic will be moved inside Convocation Hall. Vaccines are also available through most pharmacies and pop-up clinics across the province.

COVID-19 rapid screening test appointments are also offered at the Student Wellness Centre. To find out available times, call the Student Wellness Centre at 306-966-5768 or email student.wellness@usask.ca.

USSU Executive Buzzfeed Quiz
Ever wondered which USSU Executive you would be? Take our Executive Buzzfeed quiz and find out!

Online Scavenger Hunt
Get to know the USSU by taking our Virtual Scavenger Hunt. There will Be Louis’ and Louis’ Loft Gift cards for the winners.

You only need to enter one group to win, and the questions are the same in each group.

Group 1 Game PIN: 08674974

Group 2 Game PIN: 05840296

Group 3 Game PIN: 08035633

 

 

 

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