MONTREAL, March 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to a press conference
Date: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14TH, 2012
Location: McGill University, in front of the Thomson House (3650 McTavish, north of Dr. Penfield)
Time: 9AM (refreshments will be served)
What: One week before the Post-Graduate Students' Society (PGSS) of McGill University initiates a 3-day strike against tuition increases, GSMG graduate students will decorate Thomson House with 100s of hand-knitted red squares. Representatives from various graduate student groups on campus will be available to discuss upcoming initiatives.
Who: PGSS - Post-Graduate Students' Society AGSEM - Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill GSMG - Graduate Student Mobilization Committee Queer McGill
The Post-Graduate Students' Society (PGSS) is an organisation that offers support, advocacy and various services to 8000 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows at McGill University.
Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill (AGSEM) is the largest labour union at McGill University, representing 3000 members.
The Graduate Student Mobilization Group (GSMG) is a group of graduate students of McGill University who have come together to organize against the tuition hikes.
Queer McGill is a student-led university-wide support service for queer students and their allies.
For further information:
PGSS: Mariève Isabel, VP External: 514.398.3756
AGSEM: Lerona Lewis, President: 514.398.2582
GSMG: Sunci Avlijas, 514.261.0301
Queer McGill: Mona Luxion, 514.398.2106