Remote Student Life in Winter

Student Life offers ways to connect in the winter term, to gain skills, to adjust to university life, and remain together and connected. Join us for these events to have some fun and gain useful information to complete this term and be ready for the next steps in your journey.

These events are open to everyone in the Memorial University community. (Times of events are listed in UTC 3:30 Newfoundland Time,  as scheduled.)  

Make Midterm Matter: Cards of Caring

Join us on Wednesday, February 24, from 2-3pm NT to create cards, art, poetry, or letters for those in our communities who might need a bit of cheering up or friendship at this time. All students, staff, faculty & families are welcome to make your midterm matter.

Register at https://mun.webex.com/mun/onstage/g.php?MTID=ed4a641a1dc3e377f311191a171a7154b 

Online Trivia

Join Student Volunteer Bureau Coordinator Elea Stephenson in a weekly Battle of the Brains to test your knowledge of very important and very trivial information. Click the links below to join the virtual trivia session.

January 19th, 7pm MUN History Trivia 
February 2nd, 7pm Sports Trivia 
February 16th, 7pm TV Show Trivia 
March 2nd, 7pm Grammy's Trivia 
March 16th, 7pm Horror Movie Trivia 
March 30th, 7pm Food Trivia 

LaunchForth Leadership Series

We are delighted to invite people to share their stories with our Memorial community. Come be inspired to launch forth on your own leadership journey. Click the links below for more information and to register.

Thursday, January 28th: Dr Sobia Shaikh
Thursday, February 18th: Jevon Marsh, Rhodes Scholar and Mental Health Advocate
Thursday, March 4th: Guest to be Confirmed
Thursday, March 18th: Guest to be Confirmed

Coffee Socials

This event series provides a casual space to meet your peers and faculty members. Each time we invite a different faculty or staff member from the university to join the event. Ever wonder what your professor's favourite sea shanty is, or what is their best memory, or what they are passionate about in their research? During this event you will also have a chance to take part in icebreakers and chat with your peers. 

Tuesday, February 2nd @ 6:30pm. Register Here. 
Tuesday, March 9th @ 6:30pm Register Here
Tuesday, March 23rd @6:30pm Register Here

Career Development Workshops

These sessions cover a variety of important career success-related topics and are for any student in any year of study. Start building your career development skills today! Click the links below for more information and to register:

January 13 @1pm Job Search Strategies
January 19 @ 1pm Map Your Career Path
January 20 @1pm Resume and Cover Letter Tips
January 27 @ 1pm Interview Skills
February 3 @1pm Making the Most of Your Remote Job
February 10 @ 1pm Virtual Networking
February 17 @1pm Career Exploration
February 24 – MIDTERM BREAK
March 1-5 Career Week (details coming soon)
March 3 @1pm Creating Your LinkedIn Profile
March 10 @ 1pm How to Conduct an Informational Interview
March 17 @1pm Employability Skills
March 24 @1pm Job Search Strategies
March 31 @1pm Resume and Cover Letter Tips
April 7 @1pm Interview Skills

Academic Success Learning Sessions

Student Life staff deliver incredibly helpful workshops throughout the year that will help you to develop and enhance your academic skills. Students will explore ways of learning through a strengths perspective and find out how to apply that knowledge to both university learning and career. 

Sessions for Winter 2021 semester will start on January 14, 2021 and will be hosted virtually via BrightSpace. Everyone is welcome, pre-registration is not required, click on the links below to join. Contact blundon@mun.ca for more information. 

Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Brightspace & Beyond: An Introduction to Remote Learning: This session introduces students to learning in Brightspace and offers tips and strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. 

Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Getting Things Done: Time Management & Procrastination : This session introduces offers students to the importance of work/personal life balance, and provides approaches to getting things done. 

Thursday, January 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Steps for Success: Navigating Test & Performance Anxiety : This session offers approaches to recognizing and dealing with test and performance anxiety experienced by many students. 

Monday, February 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Brightspace & Beyond: An Introduction to Remote Learning: This session introduces students to learning in Brightspace and offers tips and strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. 

Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Getting Things Done: Time Management & Procrastination: This session introduces offers students to the importance of work/personal life balance, and provides approaches to getting things done. 

Monday, February 15, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Steps for Success: Navigating Test & Performance Anxiety : This session offers approaches to recognizing and dealing with test and performance anxiety experienced by many students. 

Do you have an idea for a workshop or skill-building session? Let us know! Submit your suggestion to blundon@mun.ca.

Recorded Workshops

Miss a workshop or want to see it again? Check out the recordings of the workshops we've hosted. If you can't attend a live webinar, these recordings may be incredibly helpful!

Time Mangement & Procrastination (October 26, 2020) - https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1887190/9fac40de1423ce33316a69a1e7ed657a/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list

Test & Performance Anxiety (July 2, 2020) -https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1399190/2305ee50e091be6cb3ab1af54fa9ca54/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list

Introduction to Assistive Technology (May 25, 2020) - https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1261080/05d423ef0c425f7e5ff441add3fa016d/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list

Introduction to Remote Learning (May 21, 2020) - https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1248949/9623bcf35f54e2b20f174275cdd5b61f/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list

Contact

Student Life

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000