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Newsletter of 20th October, 2020

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

REMDUS Facebook page

REMDUS consultative assembly

Last reminder!

Wednesday October 21st 2020 from 5 pm

On Zoom

REMDUS convenes its members to its virtual consultative assembly. This assembly is an opportunity to discuss and provide feedback on the propositions and documents that will be presented at the general assembly that will take place next November.

Hope to see you there! Click here to participate the consultative assembly. Click here to see the Facebook event (French only).

6 open positions on the REMDUS Board of Directors

Last chance to apply!

Do you want to enrich your university career with new experiences in the student movement? Get involved in REMDUS as a member of the Board of Directors and be at the heart of the functioning of the Student Group!

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

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

Questions: email to

Apply for the next REDMDUS congress: October 21th, 2020 on Zoom

Click here to assist the REMDUS Congress. 

REMDUS virtual 5@7 for cultural communities

Wednesday November 4th 2020, from 5 to 7 pm

Online with Zoom

To celebrate the arrival of a new Resposable aux relations avec les communautés culturelles, REMDUS is organizing a virtual 5 @ 7 for international graduate student communities!

Come meet Roberta Sampaio and suggest your ideas for activities, share your concerns or simply meet up with friends.

In addition to interact with international student associations, Roberta organize cultural activities for the graduate student community at UdeS. Roberta Sampaio is ready to listen to you!

Email to : Click here to see the Facebook event (french only).

Click here to participate the virtual 5@7.

Halloween Trick or Treat activity for parents at studies and their children

REMDUS invites parents at studies and their children to get Halloween candies. While respecting social distancing, wear your funniest or your scariest Halloween costume!

Saturday October 31st 2020 from 2pm.

On the Main campus (More details incoming)

Free admission!

Click here to see the Facebook event (French only). 

Parents at studies registration form

Did you know that it is possible to declare your status as parents-students at UdeS?

In order to support parents in their studies during their university career and to promote their success, the UdeS makes a voluntary registration form available through Mon portail étudiant. This declaration form as a parent-students will give the person responsible a better understanding of each situation.

Click here to complete the registration form (French only).

Click here for more informations about the Family-studies conciliation at UdeS (French only). 

COVID Alert app

The population of Quebec is invited to get the COVID Alert app to fight against the pandemic situation.
How does it works? 

The application, developed by the federal government, can notify users if they have been in contact with someone who has testes positive for COVID-19. People who receive a positive result will be able to obtain a code to enter the app to declare, completely anonymously and voluntarily, that they have contracted the virus. The COVID Alert app will notify, within 24 hours, other users who have been exposed, within two meters, for more than 15 minutes in the past 14 days.

What about my personnal data!? The COVID Alert app does not:
  • use the GPS
  • cannot determine your location
  • access, collect or archive your personal information or information on your health status
  • All the app is anonymous!
Available on Google Play and App store.
Click here for more informations.

Cyber ​​security awareness campaign

“If this year teaches us something, it’s that when we collectively go through difficult times, our electronic devices are of great use to us. That’s why we want to recognize their importance during Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month.  »

Throughout October, the Government of Canada aims to strengthen the online security of Canadians with its international campaign on cybersecurity. This year, the awareness campaign focuses on protecting your electronic devices by posting essential resources.

Click here for more informations.

Information security at UdeS

This month, the Université de Sherbrooke’s Information Security aims to raise awareness of cybersecurity to equip and protect the university community in the event of identity theft, psychological hacking, digital tracing, etc. For any incident that directly or indirectly affects your activities at the University, do not hesitate to report it.

Click here to get tips and resources (French only). Click here to read an article (Hugo Loiseau, professor at the École de politique appliquée) – French only.

Libraries remain open on all campuses!

Libraries remain open on all campuses, even if you are in the “red” zone. You can continue to benefit from the following services:

  • Document loan
  • Loans of documents between campuses
  • Access to electronic resources through computer workstations
  • Reservation of individual work rooms
  • Reservation of work rooms in small teams – Main campus and health campus only!
  • Documentary training sessions (online only)

An employee is always at the library to answer your questions and guide you in your research.

Click here to reserve an individual or team work room (Main campus) – French only.

Click here to reserve an individual work room (Longueuil campus) – French only.

Click here to reserve an individual or team work room (Health campus) – French only.

Click here for more informations (French only).

Click here for more informations (Longueuil campus). -French only.

Survey on reusable menstrual protection usage habits

Notice to those interested! Here is a survey to complete on your habits of use of reusable menstrual protectors created by a member of REMDUS. This survey only takes a few minutes to complete!

Deadline to complete the survey: October 31st, 2020

Click here to answer the survey (french only).

5½ à 7½ Cleantek  by Createk

Do you want to see breathtaking entrepreneurial projects from Université de Sherbrooke? Are you curious about discovering concrete projects in clean technologies, from the prototyping stage to commercialization?

October 27th 2020, attend the 5 ½ to 7 ½ Cleantech in virtual edition. Free admission!

Click here to see the Facebook event (french only).

Survey to implement new programs at the 2nd cycle under the theme « Actors of change »

A small work team bringing together teachers from different backgrounds (Professors Isabelle Lacroix, Miguel Aubouy, Céline Verchère and Mr. Clément Moliner-Roy.) wishes to implement new graduate programs at the Université de Sherbrooke with the theme “Actors of change”.

The graduate university community is invited to answer a short survey to help them better understand the needs and openness of the student community.

This project is led by the Faculté des Lettres et Sciences humaines and Génie, but it benefits from the support of several other faculties and university centers. Its leitmotif is : « Wanting and being able to bring about the change that we want to see in the world ».

Duration: about 8 minutes.

Click here to answer the survey (French only).

Thank you and have a great week!