Event details 2 Welcome to PGSS Speed Dating Thomson House Restaurant 6.30 PM As a graduate student or postdoc you are a member of the PGSS Welcome For grads and postdocs exclusively. Find the one, or just make new friends. Be sure to register early! $2, register from August 31 to September 11 at the PGSS Ofﬁce PGSS. Our role as VP Internal and Social Commissioner is to organize social, cultural and community building activities. We invite you to take part in our orientation events and stay Month 2009 Trivia Night Thomson House Ballroom 6.30 PM involved throughout the year. Thomson House is an exclusive club for grads and postdocs 2-30 September Join us for this popular monthly event. Arrive early with your team and is widely recognized as the best grad house in North Orientation events for new and returning of 5, or join an existing team and compete for glory and prizes! America–come enjoy it! graduate students and postdocs We wish you all the best in the upcoming academic years, pgss.mcgill.ca Discover PGSS Thomson House Ballroom 5 PM and look forward to seeing you at our events. Meet your Society representatives, enjoy free food and discover Charalampos (Harry) Saitis opportunities to get involved. Vice-President, Internal Affairs email@example.com Karaoke Thomson House Restaurant 6.30 PM Guaranteed entertainment and great music! Rob Kozak Social Commissioner Movie Night Thomson House Restaurant 7 PM firstname.lastname@example.org Monthly free movie and popcorn at Thomson House. SEDE Ofﬁce Calendar Launch Thomson House Ballroom 5 PM The Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Ofﬁce invites Information you to the ofﬁcial launch of the 2009-10 Equity Research Calendar. Drop by your Grad House Drinks and hors dʼoeuvres will be served. Presented in association Thomson House with the McGill Womenʼs Alumnae Association and the PGSS. 3650 McTavish RSVP before September 15 to email@example.com Registration 80s/90s Dance Party Thomson House Ballroom 9 PM Thomson House, Room 401 (PGSS Ofﬁce) Come dance and party in 80s and 90s style! Mon-Fri 11.30 AM - 5 PM Thurs 11.30 AM - 7 PM Green Drinks Thomson House Restaurant 5 PM Take part in the Montreal chapter of Green Drinks, one of 300 Questions/Suggestions worldwide. A monthly environmental forum where people from www.pgss.mcgill.ca various backgrounds meet to exchange ideas about the firstname.lastname@example.org environment. (514) 398-3756 Ethnic Buffet Thomson House Ballroom 6 PM A sampling of tastes from different parts of the world, where many of our grads and postdocs come from. A showcase of international cuisine in downtown Montreal. Open only to new graduate students or postdocs and their families. $12, register before September 23 at the PGSS Ofﬁce Oktoberfest Thomson House Bar 5 PM Come celebrate Bavaria with sausages and drink specials! Event details 1 Events calendar Events calendar Events calendar Graduate Orientation Open House & Welcome Thomson House 4-8 PM Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Hosted by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Ofﬁce (GPS), the PGSS (Aug) 31 1 2 3 4 and Student Services. This revamped orientation event, combined with the traditional 4-8 PM 2 - 5 PM 5 PM annual PGSS Wine and Cheese, will provide our new graduate Graduate Orientation Macdonald Campus Brewery Tour students and postdoctoral fellows with the opportunity to meet with Open House & Orientation *registration required representatives from various student services; mingle and network Welcome *new students only with new colleagues; and interact informally with the Deans of their *new students only respective Faculties. Macdonald Campus Orientation 7 8 9 10 11 Faculty Lounge, Stewart Building, Macdonald Campus 2-5 PM LABOUR DAY 5 PM 6 PM 9 PM Hosted by the Macdonald Campus Graduate Studentsʼ Society (MCGSS). Taste our Taps PGSS Council House Warming Party An informative and networking event for new graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the Macdonald Campus. An opportunity to 5 PM meet and interact with new colleagues, the Deans of the respective Green Night Faculties and student representatives. Brewery Tour Thomson House 5 PM 14 15 16 17 18 Visit the micro-brewery owned by a McGill alumnus. See ﬁrst hand 6.30 PM 6.30 PM 5 PM 6.30 PM how beer is made, and taste some genuine Montreal brew! Speed Dating Trivia Night Discover PGSS Karaoke $2, meet at Thomson House at 5 PM, register from August 19 to *registration required September 2 at the PGSS Ofﬁce Taste our Taps Thomson House Bar 5 PM Sample our beers at an affordable price. 21 22 23 24 25 Green Night Thomson House Restaurant 5 PM The PGSS Environment Committee invites you to an evening of 7 PM 5-7 PM 9 PM free refreshments (traditional and organic) to learn about its Movie Night SEDE Ofﬁce 80s/90s Dance Party activities at McGill. Network with like-minded students. There will Calendar Launch also be a presentation on the student-run organic demonstration *RSVP required garden at Macdonald College this past summer. PGSS Council Thomson House Ballroom 6 PM Graduate student representatives from all departments come to 28 29 30 (Oct) 1 (Oct) 2 PGSS Council to discuss how to improve your experience. New 5 PM 6 PM 5 PM graduate students are welcome to come see what it is all about. A Green Drinks Ethnic Buffet Oktoberfest light supper will be served. *new students only *registration required House Warming Party Thomson House Ballroom 9 PM 3 DJs, 3 ﬂoors, drink specials and tons of people! Come dance and party to kick off the academic year!