Remote Student Life in Spring

Although we continue to be physically distant from each other during the Spring Term, we can 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 community. Descriptions of the different events and registrations are listed below this term schedule. (Times of events are listed in UTC 3:30 Newfoundland Daylight Time,  as scheduled.)  

Weekly Events

Conversation Circle, Mondays 3-4pm

This is a drop-in opportunity for new arrivals to connect, converse, and be potentially matched with a conversation partner for the spring term. If you are a new arrival to Canada an international student or family member, you are all welcome. If you are an experienced speaker of English who would like to volunteer as a conversationalist to help new arrivals to Canada, contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Association of New Canadians, to register for volunteer training. 

Join the Conversation Circle HERE

Coffee and Community, Tuesdays, 2-3pm

Get your coffee and have a chat with different community organizations as we discuss what they hope to achieve during this time, how the wider university community can help, and what the future looks like. Join the weekly meetings online HERE.

Upcoming Guests:

  • May 19: Courtney Clarke and Val Barter, Violence Prevention Avalon East
  • May 26: Jen Crowe, Choices for Youth 
  • June 2: Precious Familusi and Brian Amadi, Black Lives Matter NL
  • June 9: Lindsay Newman, NL Eats
  • June 16: Megan Stuckless, Conservation Corps NL 

If you are a community organization and would like to present, please contact ask@mun.ca.

Online Trivia, Tuesdays, 7pm

Join Lindsay Newman in a weekly Battle of the Brains to test your knowledge of very important and very trivial information.  

May 5 Star Wars Trivia

June 30 History Trivia

May 12 Games Trivia 

July 7 General Trivia

May 19 Literary Trivia

July 14 Music Trivia

May 26 Geography Trivia

July 21 LOTR Trivia

June 2 FRIENDS Trivia

July 28 TV Trivia

June 9 Science Trivia

August 4 Townie Trivia

June 16 Marvel Universe Trivia

August 11 University Trivia

June 23 Nature Trivia

August 18 World Culture Trivia

Wednesday Wellbeing, Wednesdays 12-1pm

Being in nature has great benefit, but it may be difficult for some to get outside right now. Come along with those who can get outside on our Facebook Page, and we will share other activities to help assist your general wellness in the remote environment.

#StayAtHome Strengths Finder, Thursdays, 1-2pm

Join Lisa Russell to better understand your strengths and how you can work with these to make the most of your university experience. Preregistration is required two days before event, to register please go to My MUNLife:  May 14      June 11      July 9       August 6

Launch Forth Leadership Series, Thursdays, 3-4pm

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.

ASK ME Live, Fridays, 2-3pm

We'll come together with special guests to discuss what is important to know that week. Click on the title to join. The list will be updated as we go through the term!

May 8: Academic Skills 101, Making the Most of your Semester, with Beth Ryan from the Blundon Centre. Tips on how to maximize your spring term. 

May 15: Introduction to the Experience Fellowship. Join the Student Experience Office to learn about this online leadership development program and why you should get involved. 

May 22: Introduction to Library Resources. Learn what the QEII and Library Services are doing to support you in the spring term. Click here to join.

May 29: Make Midterm Matter Remote Launch! Our beloved volunteer gateway program goes remote this term. Come meet your team leads, community partners, and learn how you can make a difference in your community this term! Register here by 5 June.

Career Events

Check out the calendar and social media for information. To register for these individual events, click here.  

Monday, May 4 @ 2:00 pm - Introduction to Remote Learning
Learn tips/strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. 

Friday, May 8 @ 2:00 pm - Academic Skills 101
Offering new (and returning) students strategies for academic success. 

Monday, May 11 @ 2:00 pm - Introduction to Remote Learning
Learn tips/strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. 

Thursday, May 14 @ 1:00 pm - Academic Skills 101
Offering new (and returning) students strategies for academic success. 

Tuesday, May 19 @ 3:00 pm- Time Management & Procrastination
Create work/life balance and find new ways to get things done. 

Thursday, May 21 @ 1:00 pm - Introduction to Remote Learning
Learn tips/strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. 

Monday, May 25 @ 2:00 pm - Introduction to Assistive Technology
Learn what technology is available to improve your learning experience. 

Thursday, May 28 @ 1:00 pm - Test & Performance Anxiety
Prepare for a better testing and performance experience. 

Monday, June 1 @ 2:00 pm - Introduction to Remote Learning
Learn tips/strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. 

Thursday, June 4 @ 2:00 pm - Time Management & Procrastination
Create work/life balance and find new ways to get things done. 

Monday, June 8 @ 2:00 pm - Test & Performance Anxiety
Prepare for a better testing and performance experience. 

Thursday, June 11 @ 2:00 pm - Academic Skills 101
Offering new (and returning) students strategies for academic success. 

Monday, June 15 @ 2:00 pm - Test & Performance Anxiety
Prepare for a better testing and performance experience. 

Thursday, June 18 @ 2:00 pm - Time Management & Procrastination
Create work/life balance and find new ways to get things done. 

Thursday, June 25 @ 2:00 pm - Introduction to Assistive Technology
Learn what technology is available to improve your learning experience.

Monday, June 29 @ 2:00 pm - Academic Skills 101
Offering new (and returning) students strategies for academic success. 

Thursday, July 2 @ 2:00 pm - Test & Performance Anxiety
Prepare for a better testing and performance experience. 

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