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Newsletter of 26th November, 2019

Stay informed about projects, activities and services offered and important dates to remember!

Resources available in case of psychological distress

The REMDUS reminds you that there are resources at the Université de Sherbrooke and externally if you are in a situation of psychological distress.

Do not hesitate to ask for help!  

Service de santé psychologique de l’UdeS – Campus principal, Campus de Longueuil et Campus des sciences de la santé


Emergency distress 24/7

9-811 (from the University)

811 (from the outside)

Suicide Prevention Center 24/7

1-866-APPELLE (1-866-277-3553)

Click here to consult the results. (French only)

REMDUS Boardgame night

***Last moment of the semester for the activity on Health campus*** Discover new boardgame or play to the classic ones and meet up with other people from the Université de Sherbrooke!

Health Campus

November 27th December 5th  From 5pm Where? Health campus : Z7 Cafeteria

Multicultural dinner

The AIEUS and the REMDUS invites you to the Multicultural dinner. Its one the biggest intercultural event at the Université de Sherbrooke. Come and enjoy meals and music from all over the world and meet other international students!

Novembre 29th, 2019  from 6pm to 9pm

Cafétéria de la Faculté des Sciences

1$ for 1 bite-size. Tickets only at the event. Click here for more information.

REMDUS Badminton tournament – 2019 edition

***9 places still available!***

The REMDUS invites its members to participate in its classic Badminton Tournament.

Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Gymnase double at the Centre Sportif de l’University de Sherbrooke 

Registration required! Team of 2 only. Maximum of 10 teams.

Specify your level (beginner, intermediate or expert) during your registration.

For registration, mail to :

Click here for more informations.

REMDUS Writing day activity – LONGUEUIL CAMPUS

***Still time to register to the activity***

Same thing as the « Thèsez-vous? » project. The REMDUS invites its members to participate in writing their master thesis, essay, Phd. thesis or any other academic work. Meet other students who are at the same stage as you, exchange tips and advices on your writing skills or just encourage yourself to write! Enjoy even more the view of the heart of the campus!

Saturday November 30th 2019 from 9ham to 4:30pm*.

L1-4680, 4th floor

*Lunch, coffee, tea and Meditation activity included! Limited places! For registration to the activity, complete the form here. Click here for more informations.

Holiday Activity for Student-Parents and their children

***Still time to register to the activity***

The Regroupement des parents aux études at the Université de Sherbrooke and the REMDUS invite students-parents and their children to participate in the Holiday activity.   

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

D4-2019 and D4-2020, Faculty of Science

Price: Free! (Registration required)

On the menu: 

  • DIY workshop
  • Holiday snack (coffee, pastries, etc.)
  • Farm animals

Meet other parents studying at the Université de Sherbrooke! Santa Claus will be here! 

Click here for registration.

Click here for more informations.

Special Public Preview of Star Wars IX : The Rise of Skywalker

REMDUS invites its members to preview the Star Wars, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker 

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

La Maison du Cinéma  

7 pm: English original version

7:30 pm: French version  

Tickets price:

REMDUS member: 5$

accompanying person or nonmember: 7$

***Limit of 1 accompanying ticket for each member.***

Tickets sold to the REMDUS office (E1-115)! Hurry, there is limited tickets!

Come to the final conclusion of the saga!

Click here for more informations.

Talent Scout!

REMDUS is looking for talent from the UdeS student community who would like to perform at the Discovery of Cultures event!  

Discover your culture / country to other students through music, dance, singing or a fashion show?

* Possibility to perform alone, duo or group!

* Possibility to propose a dance course and instruct the participant!

* No need to be a professional!

Want to participate to the event?

Complete the form below and propose your music, choreography, dance workshop or fashion show!

Deadline for registration:  December 11th 2019

Click here to complete the form to registration.

Election for 1 position

Here is your chance to be part of the REMDUS’ executive committee. One position are up for election:
  • Director for academic affairs and student condition
Click here  for more information on the position.

XIIIth Conference of Students in History at the Université de Sherbrooke

Call for proposal   

The committee of History departement students launches a call for proposals as part of their XIIIth student conference under the theme « Cultural and historical turnaround: Memory (s), representations and identities ».

This symposium aims to revisit the cultural turn by touching on the concepts of memory, representations and identities. Interested persons may submit their proposal for communication.

These proposals should include a title, a summary of the 300-word presentation and a short biographical presentation, all on one page. The individuals whose proposals have been selected by the scientific committee will be contacted in January 2020.

Please submit your proposals to the following address:

Deadline to submit a proposal for communication: December 15, 2019

Grand Concours littéraire de l’Université de Sherbrooke

The Grand Concours littéraire is a unique opportunity for the University community to display their creativity, their talent and their audacity. For its 5th edition, and to mark the year 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages ​​proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, this year the Grand Concours littéraire de l’Université de Sherbrooke focuses on the Abenaki language.

Participants are invited to write a literary text (short story or poem) and fill out the web form provided for this purpose.

Deadline for submission: January 13th, 2020.

More than $ 3,500 in prizes will be distributed in scholarships, gift cards and show tickets. In addition, the winning texts will be posted on the UdeS website and may be published in Cavale magazine.

Click here for more informations (French only).

Campagne de l’UdeS L’intégrité intellectuelle, c’est plein d’avantages. Et ça s’apprend!

The Université de Sherbrooke is launching its new campaign on the promotion of intellectual integrity in order to help students develop good habits for:

  • better stress management;
  • more efficient management of your time;
  • more effective preparation for work and evaluations;
  • better quality work;
  • greater confidence in your skills;
  • and more!
Click here to see the video (French only). Click here for more informations (French only).

88e congrès ACFAS

Call for proposal

From May 4 to 8, 2020, the Université de Sherbrooke and Bishop’s University will host the 88th ACFAS Congress! You are invited to participate and submitting your proposals in the category of free communications. *

The Université de Sherbrooke with the faculties will assume all the registration fees of the students – first authors / first authors! *

Deadline for submission: December 2nd 2019

Click here to see the call of proposal.

2020 Science popularization Contest 

The Université de Sherbrooke is launching the 3rd edition of the Science Popularization Contest.

To participate: Write a text of up to 600 words for the general public. Your text should explain an article published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal 2019.

The winner will have their text published and will be able to obtain up to $ 1500 in prizes.

Deadline to apply: January 15th, 2020

Click here for more informations.

Get your Carte blanche!

-On campus at the box office of the Cultural Center, the Coop or the student residences. -Downtown at the Maison du Cinéma.

Thank you and have a great week!