New Year! New Resolutions?

January 2015

NY With the New Year often comes resolutions for a new you. This year McGill is offering a range of activities to help keep your body and mind active. Here are some activities that you can register for on campus:

Athletics
The winter 2015 issue of the Athletics magazine has been published. It is a special fitness issue designed to help the McGill community realise their New Year’s resolutions at the gym. Have you tried the staff fitness classes yet?

McGill Security Services
Every thought of taking a self-defence or self-security course? McGill Security Services offers a number of courses taught by certified instructors at McGill Security Services. The courses are available to all sudents, faculty and staff. For more information go to their website.

McGill Teaching and Learning Services
Teaching and Learning Services offers workshops, seminars and events for instructors, staff and grad students on a variety of topics from creating safer spaces to strategies to support active learning. Learn more and sign up for a course on their website.

McGill Writing Centre
Are you an aspiring comedy writer, travel writer or magazine journalist? Are you looking for ways to polish your business writing skills? If so, take the first step with a course at the McGill Writing Centre. Learn essential techniques from professionals in the field, and write your way to success. McGill Writing Centre offers a variety of non-credit courses that teach written communication skills for different media and professional contexts. All of their specialized writing courses are open to the public as well as to members of the McGill community. See their offerings here for upcoming courses and one-off events.

Jan. 21: Is it time to invest in your health?
Join McGill Alumni and the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for a conversation with David J.A. Jenkins, winner of McGill’s 2014 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. Dr. Jenkins, a Professor and Research Chair in Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of Toronto and one of the world’s most influential nutritionists, will discuss his ground breaking research and show how investing in a “Portfolio Diet” of cholesterol-lowering foods can prevent chronic disease and provide long-term health benefits. Event is free but space is limited. Register online today.

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