Resources and Groups
McGill General Resources
- Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students' Society (SACOMSS): A volunteer-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach.
- Peer Support Centre (PSC): Confidential, non-judgmental, and here for you. The PSC is staffed by friendly and well-trained student peer supporters. We provide a welcoming space where you can share your experiences, feel truly listened to, and find ways to resolve the things you are going through.
- Queer McGill: A student run service by queer people for queer and questioning folks. They offer a range of resources from free safer sex supplies to pay-what-you-can gender affirming products such as binders, packers, stps and gaffs.
- McGill Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD): Works with students who have documented disabilities, mental health conditions, chronic health conditions, or other impairments. These may be temporary, permanent, or episodic.
- McGill Student Wellness Hub: McGill students' place to go for their holistic health and wellness needs. It provides access to basic physical and mental health services, as well as health promotion and peer support programs, in convenient locations at both our Macdonald and downtown campuses.
- Local Wellness Advisors (LWAs): Trained clinicians embedded within faculties and services to orient and connect you with the appropriate support resource - on-campus or off-campus - for your unique situation. LWAs also offer wellness programming tailored to your faculty and work with departments on wellness awareness, prevention and early intervention.
McGill Equity Resources
Here are various resources from Equity at McGill
McGill Clubs for Minotirites in Tech
- McWiCS (McGill Women in Computer Science): Cultivating a community for collaboration, exploration, and expanding opportunities for Women in Computer Science.
- AISES (McGill Students Chapter of American Indian Science and Engineering Society): An organization based primarily in the U.S. focused on promoting Aboriginal involvement in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic (STEM) related fields. The McGill Students Chapter of AISES focuses on directly engaging local Aboriginal youth in any STEM discipline.
- SSMU Women in Tech: A student-run club at McGill University that aims to encourage more women to get involved in the world of technology. Whether it be through networking events, coding workshops, or company tours, we want to provide all women of varying backgrounds with opportunities and skills to be able to excel in the tech world.
- Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering (POWE): A philanthropic group at McGill University which serves students in the Faculty of Engineering. No notion is too big of a commotion for the women in the McGill Faculty of Engineering. So dream big and fear not the restriction, for POWE is here to help discover, mold, support and promote every girl who nestled the ambition to adorn an iron ring.
- Queer Engineer McGill: Aims to host events and spaces for the queer community in McGill Engineering to get together, make connections, and learn from each other and the greater queer/STEM community.
- National Society for Black Engineers (NBSE) McGill NSBE Mission: "To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community
The following organizations work to amplify marginalized voices in Computer Science.