The McGill Social Work Student Association (SWSA) went on strike Nov. 19-23 to protest mandatory unpaid internships in social work degrees. They joined over 50,000 CEGEP and university students demonstrating across the province. Currently, the degree at McGill requires two field placements, usually unpaid, in years U3 and U4, each consisting[Read More…]
From Nov. 19 to 23, students in McGill’s School of Social Work went on strike against unpaid internships. The strike was organized by the Social Work Students’ Association (SWSA), with participants standing in solidarity with similar efforts by Université de Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Université de Montréal, and 54,000 other[Read More…]
Social work student fights for accessibility in the faculty.
Social work students will participate in a strike against mandatory unpaid internships Nov. 19-23. The Social Work Student Association (SWSA) had previously voted at their Oct. 24 General Assembly to join undergraduate student associations at UQAM and Université de Montréal in demanding internship remuneration from the provincial government. In solidarity,[Read More…]
The Social Work Student Association (SWSA) was recently victorious in its three-month campaign to make bathrooms in the School of Social Work’s (SSW) Wilson Hall bathrooms gender-inclusive. On Jan. 9, the SSW degendered all of the bathrooms except for those on the second floor, which houses offices for the Faculty[Read More…]