which are full of humorous questions, and questionable humour. Come alone or in a team to the PGSS Trivia Nights 2019-20! Each night there will be new challenging puzzles for the teams full of humorous questions, and questionable humour. Come alone or in a team to the Thomson House ballroom at 6:30pm and win Thomson House gift certificates and prizes.ouse ballroom at 6:30pm and win Thomson House gift certificates and prizes.
Board Games Night
Join us for an evening of fun and games at the Thomson House Back Lounge to celebrate our multicultural and multilingual family of graduate students! Doors open at 6:30pm and the bar will be at your service all night, serving drinks and yummy snacks! You are more than welcome to bring your own games! PGSS members are welcome to bring up to 2 guests.
PGSS Thanksgiving Closure
PGSS will be closed for Thanksgiving on Monday, October 14th. Our office will re-open on Tuesday, October 15th at 9:30am.
PGSS Latin Dance Night
Join us for a night of dancing in the Thomson House ballroom. We will be offering Salsa and Bachata lessons and drinks specials!
Pumpkin Picking 2019
Get into the spirit of the season and pick your own pumpkin for Halloween. Situated within 20 minutes of Montreal, Quinn Farm is a wonderful family day out with a fun packed day of farmyard activities, visiting the animal barn, tractor rides, u-pick fruit and fresh baked goods.
Study Session for Parents and Kids Program 2019-2020
Study Session for Parents and Kids Program is designed to provide an opportunity once or twice a month for McGill students with child dependents to complete academic work while their children are cared for in the same building by volunteers.
Federal Election Viewing Night
Come watch the Canadian Federal Election with us!
PGSS Halloween Party 2019
Join us at the STRANGEST THING of the year, the PGSS Halloween Party! We will transform Thomson House into a haunted mansion for the most ghoulish night of the year! We are giving away prizes for the best costumes so start working on your costume now! Tickets sell out very quickly, so don't be a zombie!
Getting the Best Out of Your Supervisor
Looking for advice to make your relationship with your supervisor stronger? Join us for a panel discussion and learn about the importance of this relationship and the impact it can have on your graduate experience. You will be introduced to different supervising styles, learn strategies on how to handle disputes and misunderstandings and hear how to distinguish between your responsibilities and those of your supervisor. The panel will include presentations from faculty and students, as well as time for questions and discussion.
Monthly Mental Health Working Group
PGSS will be hosting a monthly Mental Health Working Group. This is a session where everyone is welcome to come share their opinions about the current mental health services at the University and ideas about how these issues should be tackled. These sessions are 100% confidential and we strongly encourage the participation of those with personal experiences with McGill’s health care system. The first session will be on Oct 30th from 5-7pm in the Thomson House basement.
“What is it like working on the inside? 2SLGBTQIA+ working and studying in healthcare
Are you a 2SLGBTQIA+ identified healthcare professional, faculty or student? Are you someone who wants to know more about, and support 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals studying and working in healthcare and its associated basic sciences and how you can support them? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, you may be interested in attending an upcoming event that will explore the question, “What is it like working on the inside?”