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What’s Up

What’s Up is an information bulletin with news of student-related on-campus events. Students are encouraged to make a habit of reading What’s Up, as they are responsible for knowing the academic content it contains, such as information about academic procedures, deadlines and exams. The submission deadline is 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays via the What’s Up submission form.

FALL 2018 EXAM PERIOD

Cafeteria opening hours in December and January:

December 5-21, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
December 22-January 6, closed
January 7-16, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

On December 14 exceptionally, the Cafeteria will close at 1:00 p.m. for a special event. Normal hours resume January 17 (first day of Winter 2019 classes).

The Learning Resources Centre is seeking peer and alumni tutors in a variety of disciplines for the Winter 2019 semester. For more information on this rewarding opportunity or to apply, please go to marianopolis.edu/peertutoring/ or drop by to speak with the friendly staff in F-317.

December 15, Deadline to apply for upGen Bootcamp. Mark your calendars because between January 25 and 27, 2019, UpstartED is bringing back their tech entrepreneurship competition for youth! Aimed at young change-makers between the ages of 12-18, the upGen Bootcamp is one of Montreal’s largest tech entrepreneurship competition for youth to date. 100 students will be coming together to solve some of the world’s most complex problems and present their business ideas to a panel of esteemed judges. The bootcamp is application-based and attendance is free for those admitted to compete. More information can be found directly on the upGen Bootcamp application form: http://bit.ly/upgenbootcamp

December 31, Deadline to apply for a Heer Law and Entrepreneurship Scholarship, worth $2,000 and intended to help young entrepreneurs and leaders learn how to protect their business. To be eligible, applicants must be currently attending college or university; submit a business plan for their current or prospective business which includes an outline of their intellectual property strategy; apply via email by to scholarship@heerlaw.com and provide their name, address, school name, program and expected graduation month and year.

February 10, 2019,11:59 p.m., deadline to apply for WarHacks, a 12-hour hackathon taking place on March 17, 2019 at the Concordia Conference Centre. College students in any area of study are eligible to apply and attend. No experience is necessary. In teams of four, participants will learn how to code and design a robot. The final challenge is a robot competition with prizes. Register here. Check out the Facebook page.

The Interact study is recruiting citizen scientists! Join thousands of participants who are helping researchers discover the impacts of changes to urban design on our health in the Greater Montreal area. Through the ease of your computer and mobile device, collect data on how you move, feel, and interact in your environment, contribute to the design of healthier cities for all and be entered into a 500$ prize draw! To sign up, visit teaminteract.ca/montreal