What's Happening at the SSC in November - Celebrating Financial Literacy Month

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Financial Literacy Month

Events throughout November

It’s that time of year – assignments are piling up, exams are approaching, take-out bills are mounting and coffee consumption is at an all-time high. With everything you have going on, even the slightest thought about tuition deadlines, rent, the upcoming holidays and other financial commitments can be downright daunting. Don’t worry, though. We’re here for you.

International Education Week

International Education Week

Monday, November 6 to Friday November 10, 2017

Join us as we celebrate International Education Week, a global, annual celebration highlighting the importance international education plays in furthering our social, economic, and cultural well-being. Check out our events this week as we showcase the diversity, knowledge and international connections on our campus.

Financial Adulting with Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw.

Financial Adulting with Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in TwelvEighty

Get answers to some of the big financial questions around deciding whether to rent or own; saving versus spending; what’s a pension and why care; prioritizing spending and a newly earned income (and maybe even invest!), and how to repay debt and still have a social life. This free event will provide you with insights into personal finance and give you a better sense of what to expect in your financial life after Mac. There will be networking, free food and refreshments following their candid and unplugged talk. Join us for a night of straight up advice with the experts.

It All Adds Up campaign

It All Adds Up

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in MUSC Marketplace

Have you ever thought: “I feel like I’m constantly rushing but I’m never sure I’m doing enough”; or, “I’m afraid if I don’t get involved in enough extra-curriculars that I won’t get a good job or get into grad school”? McMaster University’s career and employment team are here to help you figure out how It All Adds Up for you. Event includes resume critiques!

Long night against procrastination.

Long Night Against Procrastination

Thursday, November 16, 2017 in GH 110

Essays are due and exams are right around the corner, but are you struggling with procrastination? We’re inviting undergraduate students to our third annual Long Night Against Procrastination! Get started on your writing, learn how to study smart, and talk to staff and peer mentors about time management, studying, stress, and essays. Pizza included!

This year's Leadership Summit for Women conference theme is Be Bold.

Leadership Summit for Women

Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Leadership Summit for Women is an annual community-wide event that brings together women, trans* individuals, and allies from the McMaster and Hamilton communities. This event provides the skills, space, and support for all participants to reach their full potential as individuals and as collaborative members of a community. Those who participate are driving the creation of a more just and equitable society.

Winter Wonderland

International Student Services Presents: Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 2, 2017

A great night awaits you. Get your tickets! The evening will be filled with delicious food, great performers, a raffle prize, a door prize, a DJ, and a dance floor opened to all later in the evening. You can purchase your tickets from Ana Pereira in the Student Success Centre from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (unless otherwise posted). Don’t wait until the last day to purchase your tickets. Come to our office now and get them before they are gone.