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Newsletter of 14th January, 2020

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

Temporary job offers for students

REMDUS wishes to complete its team of temporary employees for the winter 2020 semester.

  • Salary of $ 15 / hour
  • Work-studies balance
  • Create your schedule according to your needs
  • Be part of a dynamic team!

Deadline to send your CV: January 14th, 2020 4 p.m.


IT Manager

This person is responsible for the proper functioning of the REMDUS website. The person collaborates with the Comité de direction in order to develop new functionalities for the website.

Knowledge and skills required

  • Have advanced knowledge in WordPress and PHP
  • Analytical mind
  • Have initiative and autonomy

Campus Life Manager – Longueuil

This person takes care of the organization of REMDUS events on the Longueuil Campus. The person collaborates with the Comité de direction in the planning of REMDUS social activities and ensures that scheduled events are held. It also ensures a presence at the REMDUS premises for members.

Campus Life Manager – Sherbrooke

This person is responsible for organizing REMDUS events on the main and health campuses. The person collaborates with the Comité de direction in the planning of REMDUS social activities and ensures that scheduled events are held.

For more informations or postulate, write or send your CV to :

Election of administrators

REMDUS proceeds to its first election of administrators.

January 15th, 2020 from 6 p.m.  

Anyone who is a member of REMDUS can become an administrator.

Six (6) positions to be filled until October 31st, 2020 *.

Six (6) positions to be filled until January 31st, 2021 *.

* Effective February 1st, 2020.

  • Being an administrator requires your presence at least one (1) meeting per month. 
  • Possibility of getting involved in REMDUS committees

Take the opportunity to get involved with REMDUS and have an enriching experience during your university schoolarship!

For more informations or postulate, write to

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.

Official launch of the discount family card


REMDUS is launching a brand new discount family card for parents at studies at the Université de Sherbrooke and their children. Come and discover all its advantages!   

Tuesday January 21th, 2020 from 5 pm to 7 pm

Atrium of the Faculté des sciences

On the menu:

  • Bites
  • Bubbles without alcohol
  • Beer and alcohol on sale
  • Drawing of a discount card during the evening

Cards sold on site at a cost of $ 30 (cash only)

Thank you to our partners!

  • Centre Culturel
  • O-Volt
  • Musée des Beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
  • Musées des sciences de la nature de Sherbrooke
  • Le Module Parkour
  • Maison de l’eau du Parc Blanchard
  • Imaginaire
Click here to see the Facebook event.

The REMDUS is moving (temporarily)!

The Pavillon de la vie étudiante (E1) will soon be under renovation. REMDUS is moving temporarily to Pavilion E5 (Students former residences).

The Bureau des droits étudiants (BDE) remains accessible as well as all the other services offered by REMDUS!

New temporary office

  • E5-2112 (Reception)
  • E5-2111 (Accounting)
  • E5-2110 (Bureau des droits étudiants)
***There is no elevator in the building for persons with reduced mobility. If you need one, tell us and we can move on other places to the campus to meet you.***

Back to school show Winter 2020

REMDUS, FEUS and Arrière Cours invites the student community of the Université de Sherbrooke to the back to school show. Start the winter session 2020 by participating to this beautiful tradition!  

January 16th, 2020

From 5 pm to 11 pm

Behind the Faculté de génie (C2)  

Invited artists:

  • Lydia Képinski
  • Foreign diplomats
  • Naya Ali

Click here to see the event on facebook. 

Université de Sherbrooke Psychology and Orientation Service Workshops offered in the winter session 2020 

Whether to clarify your questions, help you get through a difficult time or facilitate the achievement of your personal, academic or professional goals, the new workshops are now available for the winter 2020 session.

  • Methods of intellectual work
  • Progressive initiation to meditation
  • Anxiety
  • Tame stress
  • Professional exploration
  • Maintain an energizing balance, the 5 Rs to prevent exhaustion
  • Guided meditation

Several dates available!

Click here for more informations or get the schedule for each workshops (French only)

For register: mail to :

5 @ 8 of UdeS involvement

Are you part of a group, club, association or student project? OR Would you like to get involved?

The 5 @ 8 of involvement is for you!

Tuesday January 14, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Creation Studio (Building C4)

Evening schedule:

5 pm to 5:15 pm: Welcome of participants

5:15 pm to 6:00 pm: Presentation of participating bodies and services offered to student projects on campus

  • Financial support fund
  • Support service
  • Map the Systems competition
  • SVE support
  • Lab for the user

6 pm to 7 pm: Workshops presented by Campus Durable and Enactus

7 pm to 8 pm: Networking period

Click here to see the Facebook event

Exam supervision offers   

The Département de génie électrique et de génie informatique is looking for graduate students to conduct exam supervision during the winter semester 2020. Requests all during the semester!

IMPORTANT: people who carry out must be able to express themselves easily in French.

To postulate, mail to :

Cavale journal

Calling for text and images

For its next issue entitled « Mirages », Cavale is making a call for text and images from the student community of Université de Sherbrooke.

Deadline for sending texts and images *: January 10th, 2020 to the address

* Limit only one work or poetic suite by author or author.

Click here for more informations.

Cavale journal

Lauch of « Cacophonies »

To celebrate the release of its tenth issue, Cavale invites you to the launch of the fall 2019 issue, entitled « Cacophonies ».

Salle Le Tremplin January 15th, 2020 from 7pm

  • Performance by author and slammer David Goudreault
  • Open-mic at the end of the evening

The authors will be present to read their text. The reprint of the very first issue « Fuites » will also be highlighted.

Click here for more informations.

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.

Body image in advertisements

Arrimage Estrie and ConcertAction Femmes Estrie invites the university community to a forum for sharing feminist knowledge from the university and community on body image.  

Agora of the Carrefour de lnformation of the Université de Sherbrooke (B1-2002)

January 15th, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: Free

Video conference available for the Longueuil Campus: Local L1-3650

Click here for more informations.


Climate change and biodiversity: Challenges and opportunities

The Université de Sherbrooke student community is invited to attend a conference on climate change. To participate, fill out the form below.

January 21th, 2020 from 4 pm to 7 pm

Centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke (Balcon du foyer Mont-Orford)

Free and open to everyone  

Guest speaker: Ahmed Djoghlaf, former Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity  

Studying at the Campus de Longueuil? The conference will be live on Facebook.

Click here to get the conference live on Facebook.

Click here to see the Facebook event.

To participate, click here to fill the form.

REGARDS scholarships for graduate studies

The REGARDS team is launching a scholarship competition for students who are newly enrolled or who will enroll in graduate studies in 2020 to carry out a dissertation or thesis project under the supervision of researchers from the team.  

$ 7,500 for master

$ 12,500 for Ph.D. 

Deadline: January 24th, 2020 at 5 p.m.

To postulate, click here. For more informations, click here.

Scholarship for Innovative Labor Relations Projects

The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Be domiciled or domiciled in Québec;
  • Not having received an AWF scholarship awarded under the same program;
  • Have obtained a graduate degree in the previous year or in progress or be enrolled or enrolled in a graduate program at a Quebec university or at the universities of the City of Ottawa;
  • Have a research project that is progressive and whose values ​​are compatible with those of the AWF.

Deadline to apply: January 31st, 2020

Click here for more informations.

Institut du Nouveau Monde École d’hiver à Sherbrooke

The Cégep de Sherbrooke will welcome from February 14th to 16th 2020 the Winter School of the Institut du Nouveau Monde. This winter school, in the form of an intensive weekend, is a fabulous opportunity for young people from all over Quebec to converge on Sherbrooke to learn, discuss and discuss major topics for the future of our society.

Programming under four profiles:

  • Profile Advocacy: Climate crisis: lane change
  • Exploration Profile: Open the City
  • Initiation Profile: Paths of Engagement
  • Innovation Profile: Opening up to dialogue

Cost: $ 70 per person

Meals included and possibility to sleep on site

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!