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Newsletter of 18th February, 2020

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

Draw of La FAMeUSe!

REMDUS draws five (5) La FAMeUSe discount cards for parents students of the Université de Sherbrooke!

How to participate?

  • Join the Facebook groupe: Regroupement des parents aux études at the Université de Sherbrooke

Do you want one more chance?

Identifies other parents studying at the Université de Sherbrooke

Draw date: February 24th, 2020

Click here for more informations (French only).

March break creative workshop

REMDUS invites parents students and their children to come and finish the March break by participating in a cultural activity in family!

Friday March 6th, 2020 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Balcon Bellevue du centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke

Healthy snacks served during the activity 

Free (Registration required)!

Animation provided by the team from the Gallerie d’arts du centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke!

On the menu:

  • Creative workshop linked to an exhibition at the Gallerie d’arts du centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke
  • Reading tent on the theme of nature by Collège Frontières
  • Draw of two (2) La FAMeUSe discount cards for participants!

Click here to see the Facebook event.

Click here to register tot he activity. 

REMDUS Thursday-ish boardgame night

New formula! Dates are not necessarily Thursdays!

REMDUS is back with the Thursday-ish boardgame night for the 2020 Winter semester. Discover new boardgames or play to your classics one. For an evening, come and meet board game enthusiasts from different departements of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Main campus: Facing the RECSUS office (D7-0010)

Health Campus (FMSS): Z7 cafeteria

Next boardgame night: February 26th, 2020 from 5 p.m. (Main campus)

Journées de rédaction (Writing days activities)

REMDUS wants to hear you!

REMDUS wishes to set up writing days for graduate students several times a month. This project, in partnership with the Université de Sherbrooke, encourages students to write their university work, master’s work, essay or thesis.

In order to adapt this activity to your needs, you are invited to answer the survey below.

Duration: 5 minutes

Deadline: February 27th

Click here to complete the survey.

AMEUS conference

The Association de la maîtrise en environnement (AMEUS) invites you to its 32nd conference!

Under the theme of l’Action citoyenne de la parole aux actes, this symposium aims to offer participants various solutions to channel their energy and their commitment to the fight against climate change.

Friday February 28th, 2020 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke

Ticket prices (Student): 41.14!

Honor’s guest: Philippe Bourke, President of the BAPE

Guest speakers:

  • François Bellefeuille, Comedian
  • Sondès Allal, Estrie Aide
  • Claude Belleau, Project coordinator
  • And many others!

Full program to come! Watch AMEUS on Facebook, Linkedin and Instagram.

Click here to see the Facebook event.

Click here to buy your ticket.

Hockey Phoenix de Sherbrooke – AIEUS

The Association interculturelle de l’Université de Sherbrooke (AIEUS) invites the student community of the Université de Sherbrooke to discover or rediscover Canada’s national sport.

Game of February 21th, 2020

Ticket on sale at ARIUS (E5-1283)

Price: 5$ (1 drink included)

Tickets at the door:

  • 10$ (with student card)
  • 18$ (Without student card)

Tickets are in limited quantities!

Click here to see the Facebook event.

Ma thèse en 180 secondes – 2020 Edition

Notice to PH.D students!

The “Ma thèse en 180 secondes” competition returns this year! Participants will have 3 minutes to summarize their thesis in a colorful and convincing way. There is still time to participate the contest!

Université de Sherbrooke finale: Tuesday March 17th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Agora du Carrefour de l’information (B1-2002)

First prize of $ 250 awarded by REMDUS!

The winner of the local final will represent the University of Sherbrooke in the national final to be held on Wednesday May 6th, 2020, as part of the 88th ACFAS Congress at Bishop’s University.

To register for the contest or for more information:

Click here to see the Facebook event. Click here for more information.

Panel on ecofeminism

The Québec Solidaire Université de Sherbrooke campus association invites you to a panel on ecofeminism. Environmental professionals and specialists in the feminist cause will paint a portrait of the situation of ecofeminism in Quebec. The event is an opportunity for discussion and sharing.

Wednesday February 26th, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 8 pm

Auditorium of the Faculté des sciences (D2-1060)

Free and open to the entire student community!  

Hosted by Vanessa Courville, Lecturer at the Université de Sherbrooke  

Guest speakers:

  • Christine Labrie, MP for Sherbrooke
  • Amandine Gournay, Master of environment graduate
  • Jean-François Comeau, Deputy Director of the University Center for Environment and Sustainable Development Training at the University of Sherbrooke

Free beers and bites

Click here to see the Facebook event.

Le Climatoscope « Welcome to the wonderful world of carbon credits »

(French only)

This very first climatoscope science bar will be an opportunity to demystify the world of carbon credits. As a means of « paying polluters », there are several mechanisms relating to carbon credits. While the best known remains that linked to the carbon market, there are also several other systems, such as offset credits and voluntary credits.

Thursday February 20th, 2020 from 6.30 pm to 9 pm

Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke

Free admission

Click here to see the Facebook event.

Click here for more informations.

Longueuil Campus

Science and Policy Exchange

(SPE Café)

Sexual Harassment: How Can Academia Do Better?

The SPE invites the student community to attend an open roundtable discussion on the current policies in academia, and the reach of these policies at the institutional, provincial, and federal level.

Wednesday February 26th 2020 from 6pm to 8:30pm. 

Club Insiders – Anticafé Local (2067 Crescent, st. #205)

Cost: 5$

Click here to buy tickets. Click here to see the Facebook event.

Get your carte blanche!

On campus at the ticket office of the Centre culturel, the Cooperative and the residences or at the Maison du cinéma (downtown).

Thank you and have a great week!