Events in Student Life
Currently, the city of Guelph is gearing up for the municipal election and all students 18 and older are encouraged to vote. This blog is actually an e-mail from Janet Doner, the Coordinator of the Civil Engagement Peer Helper Unit on Campus. She and a group of dedicated Peer Helpers are one of many sources of information for students regarding the upcoming municiple elections. In addition to elections, they're also the group who runs all of the Project Serve programs. Currently, they're looking for students interested in participating in Project Serve Canada and Project Serve International. Please continue reading for more information!
Come to the Elections Debate this Thursday at Eccles, 5:30pm
Want to know more about the mayoral candidates and those running for Counsillor in Ward 5? Then come out to the debate that will be held on Thursday, October 14 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Eccles Centre (south residence). Bring your questions and your friends. Doors open at 5pm and debate starts at 5:30pm. For more information on voting or about the debate contact Janet Doner (firstname.lastname@example.org). Remember, participation changes everything!
Count Yourself In! Vote in the Municipal Election!
Are you 18 years or older and a Canadian citizen? Then you can vote in the upcoming municipal election on October 25th. City Hall makes important decisions about housing, transportation, water, waste, recycling, and many social services that affect you on a daily basis. We really encourage you to take this opportunity to learn more about the topics and issues at hand and to vote in this upcoming election. To find out all the information you need on how to vote, where and when to vote, what you need to bring with you, and a whole lot more, visit the Student Life website.
Project Serve Canada programs: Don't miss out on an amazing reading week experience!
Want to have the most memorable reading week of your university experience? Apply for one of our amazing Project Serve Canada programs where you can see a bit of the real world beyond the university bubble. You can explore one of our themed programs either right here in Guelph or as far away as Mississippi! Through volunteering, going on tours, meeting amazing community members and developing great friendships you will take your learning well beyond the books. Applications are due October 22nd online!
Find out more about our programs for this year by visiting our website. Come to one of our Info Sessions to find out more! All Info Sessions will be held in UC 390 (take elevator near Travel Cuts) at the following times:
- Tues. October 12 5:30 pm
- Thurs. October 14 1:00 pm
- Wed. October 20 1:00 pm
- Thurs. October 21 6:00 pm
Recruiting for Project Serve International 2011 Programs
Want to take your learning well beyond the walls of this concrete jungle? How about in South Africa, or India, or Peru or New Zealand?? We are now accepting applications for students interested in our Project Serve International programs that will explore themes such as community development, social justice, health education and Aboriginal communities. Programs range in length from two to five weeks and begin at the end of April.
Applications are due November 8th so start exploring our information online now!