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There are lots of topics, questions, and ideas that come up every year in September. If you want to know more about your SAMRU, check out our blog archives!
If you’re a member of a SAMRU student club (or want to form your own club) you can collaborate with other clubs to put on bigger, better events. Spread the work and responsibilities around, and SAMRU will even help you out with some great benefits to collaboration, including the Club Collaboration Fund! Learn more about the fund here: https://samru.ca/new-club-collaboration-fund-encourages-club-collaboration/
If you’re interested in how we use photos that are taken at SAMRU events in and around Wyckham House and MRU, check out “Click! Got your picture” which explains how we use photos, and what you can do if you don’t want your photo taken. https://samru.ca/click-got-your-picture-3/
Need some on-campus resources to help make your time here the most successful? Check out this list compiled by our Student Advocacy Coordinator: https://samru.ca/campus-resources-you-help-is-here/
Think that you might need academic accommodations when you begin classes? Start those conversations ASAP – and check out our article from 2013 to learn more: https://samru.ca/academic-accommodations-important-conversations-2/
For new or returning MRU students, now is a great time to fine-tune some of your communication skills. Check out some of these previously published articles and learn more!
Know that you need to speak with a professor, but aren’t sure how to start? Read Andrea’s article about getting ready to communicate your concerns: https://samru.ca/getting-ready-to-communicate-concerns-navigating-the-terrain/
Wondering about your rights when it comes to discussing your grade with an instructor? Read this article and get informed – if you have a friend who is struggling with marking, pass this one alone too! https://samru.ca/knowing-your-rights-talking-to-your-instructor-about-a-grade/
Ready to talk to your professor about your class work or grades, and now just need some concrete to-do lists or advice? Read our Student Advocacy Coordinator’s suggestions here: https://samru.ca/communicating-concerns-concrete-prep/
Need assistance when you meet with someone about your academic, personal, social, or interest concerns? Andrea has a great article here about how to meet someone and connect while still addressing your concerns in a productive way: https://samru.ca/meeting-on-a-concern-listen-explore-and-connect/