Conversations around campus are often focussed on the busy nature of our lives, with a subtle competition on who is the busiest; being busy has become a major status symbol in university culture today. At a prestigious institution like McGill, ‘busy culture’ is certainly not an uncommon phenomenon. There always seems to be […]
The annual Synergy Mental Health conference, hosted by Students in Mind (SiM), continued the discourse on mental wellness with a particular focus on cultivating a community on campus promoting healthy minds. The conference featured various activities, such as a journal writing workshop and a talk on how to navigate the […]
Providing students with the tools necessary for improved well-being.
Navigating mental wellness services outside of the McGill’s health clinic
On March 28, the McGill University Senate, the governing body tasked with general control and supervision over academic matters at McGill, convened to discuss McGill’s changing approach to issues of academic integrity. Martine Gauthier, executive director of Student Services, also introduced the new Rossy Student Wellness Hub (RSWH). Additionally, Senate […]
On Feb. 23, the Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) released the results of a wellness survey of its members that was conducted in November 2016. To address the findings, EUS hosted an open forum on March 9. According to EUS President Jean-Louis Shi, the results signal a need for change in […]
With second semester already in full swing, gloomily shortened winter days, and the 45th President of the United States’ rocky first week in office, McGill students currently face countless reasons to feel down. One solution to this can be found in the diet; studies have shown a strong correlation between […]
From Nov. 7 to Nov. 11, the Arts OASIS and McGill Arts Health and Wellness Project collaborated to hold Arts Health and Wellness Week (AHAW). AHAW was a week of activities and seminars to help students de-stress and learn about mental health. Events included The Happiness Workshop, an educational session […]