Adapting to a new environment and developing autonomy to meet one's academic goals.

The Mentoring Centre is

12 student mentors met a total of 1150 students to help them develop skills needed to succeed academically by taking part in 55 group sessions for 482 students enrolled in 13 1st year courses 10 workshops for 186 students 774 1-on-1 meetings


Introduction to Studying the Social Sciences - SCS 1150/1550

  • 300 students
    .... who made up
  • 5 course sections
    ... in which they acquired concepts and work habits they need to succeed in the social sciences.

FSS Week

  • 378 students
    ... participated in the fourth edition of FSS Week, from September 17 to 21, 2018, during which they took part in
  • 8 activities and workshops
    ... including a potluck breakfast with staff and professors, to help them discover the Faculty's rich student experience. 175 people participated.


Cultivating engagement and a sense of belonging to the Faculty by offering students the chance to share ideas and compare realities.

Themed weeks

  • 6 themed weeks

Once again, the themed weeks, organized by student associations, along with Faculty units and members, allowed for everyone to share across disciplines.

Mental Health Awareness Week

From January 28 to February 1 2019, students and the University community were able to take part in the first Mental Health Awareness Week.

Preparing for the future

Acquiring practical skills and confirming one's choices before taking on new studies.

Directed Research in Social Sciences - SCS 4150 / SCS 4550 (for fourth-year students)

  • 50 students
    ... took on a research project alone or in a small group, working closely with professors

Student for a Day

  • 63 students

... from high school and CEGEP had their first university experience at the Faculty. The day included:

 campus visit, including FSS, meeting with an academic adviser class visit and discussion with the professor, meeting with a mentor


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