UTMAGS Newsletter: November 8, 2011

Greetings from the UTMAGS!

And now from our news desk…

***Flu Shot Clinic**

Flu clinics for UTM students will be held on November 16 from 10am to 4pm in Coleman Commons for residence students, and for all students on November 22 from 10am to 2pm in the Student Centre Presentation Room and Friday, November 23 from 11am to 3pm in the Davis Bldg in the old library space just off the Meeting Place.  Students should bring their t-card and their health card.

**Grad Pub Quiz Challenge**

Good news, everyone! The Grad Pub Quiz Challenge has returned. Your team of up to 6 people can compete for prizes and eternal bragging rights in a general-knowledge trivia contest. Graduate students can get FREE beverage tickets, but ONLY if you RSVP to kyla.ercit@utoronto.ca before November 25. Here are the vitals:

Where: Blind Duck Pub

When: November 29, starting at 6pm

Who: All UTM graduate students, UTM staff and faculty, and their guests

Why: Great prizes, great company, and a great cause

How much: Suggested donation of $2 or 2 food items per person for the Mississauga Food Bank

**Campus Working Groups**

Want to get more involved on campus? The following working groups will be holding meetings during November. We encourage all interested graduate students to attend and voice their opinions!

Working Groups (meeting dates)

— Health & Counselling , November 14 at 1:00pm (room tba)

— International Centre, November 10 at 2:00pm in room 3129 (Ante Room) Davis Bldg.  Next meeting November 23 at 2:00pm in room 3129, Davis Bldg

— Shuttle Bus, November 10 at 10:00am in room 3131, Davis Bldg

— Career Centre, November 9 at 1:00pm in the Council Chamber (3130 Davis)

—  Child Care – meeting to be scheduled shortly

**Mad Students Society**

Mad Students Society (MSS) is meeting on Saturday, November 12 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm in downtown Toronto. (North York and Hamilton locations coming soon!) MSS is a group of students who are attending institutions of post-secondary or adult education and have past and/or present experiences with the psychiatric and/or mental health systems. MSS members meet monthly to support each other and talk about concerns we share. We also communicate through an email discussion listserv that is open to members from anywhere in the world. New members are always welcome. For more information on meeting location, joining the listserv, requesting brochures, or about the group, please email Elizabeth at outreach@madstudentsociety.com. Our website is being updated but can be found at www.madstudentsociety.com.

Cheers all!



Fun fact of the week: In a pack of playing cards, the king of hearts is the only king without a moustache. He apparently did not participate in Movember…

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