Student Groups

Student Life are working on ways to keep student group members connected to each other online and/or in-person, join us on MS Teams for updates.

Student Groups

Are you looking for ways to connect with other students and share your interests and passions? Join a student group! To find out more about a specific group, follow the group on MS Teams or contact Student Life to find out more at studentlife@mitt.ca.

It’s not too late to join a group! To register, proceed to the Student Life MS Team and join the channel for the individual student group of interest.

Interested in forming a new student group?

See the MITT Student Group Guidelines 2021-2022

MITT’s Indigenous Student's Circle

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MITT's Indigenous Student's Circle (ISC) is open to all students who wish to participate in Indigenous cultural events and share similar experiences while attending MITT. 

The ISC meets monthly at the Aaazhogan Indigenous Students Centre and hosts many campus events in conjunction with other MITT student groups and national indigenous campaigns.

Student Group Highlights

  • ‘Lunch with the President’
  • MITT Cultural Showcase
  • MITT Indigenous Film Screening Series

Student Group Resources

  • Aazhogan Indigenous Students Centre (Cultural safe space)
  • Monthly Meetings w. Invited guests and feasts
  • Indigenous Library

Contact: Ryan.Bruyere@mitt.ca

Next Meeting

  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. CST
  • Zoom Link
  • Meeting ID: 837 2491 0221
  • Passcode: 330383
  • Topic: Join the circle and connect with others, and also discuss about Orange Shirt Day.

MITT Pride

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MITT Pride strives to empower LGBT2SQIA+ students and staff by providing opportunities to socialize, support each other, and create a safe and accepting campus community.Allies, supporters, or anyone committed to supporting LGBT2SQIA+ people are welcome to participate and join.

LGBT2SQIA+: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two-Spirit, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual/aromantic, and all other marginalized groups under the diverse umbrella of gender identity and sexual orientation.

Student Group Highlights

  • Day of Pink: Anti-bullying campaign
  • Pride Week Awareness
  • Pride Winnipeg – Parade

Student Group Resources

  • Local queer Instagram accounts
    • @rainbowresourcecentre
    • @pridewinnipeg
    • @qpocwinnipeg
    • @outtherewinnipeg
    • @queerfolksofwinnipeg
    • @queerpeg
  • 2SLGBTQ+ Guide at the Winnipeg Public Library

Contact: Pride@mitt.ca

Next Meeting

  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021
  • Noon CDT
  • Zoom Link
  • Meeting ID: 931 6234 9319
  • Passcode: EaKwk6
  • Topic: Facilitated by Melanie Leslie, MITT Social Worker/Counsellor — Welcome, get to know each other, plans for the group for this school year.

MITTPRENEUR

Have a great business idea, or want to know if starting a business is right for you? MITTpreneur, MITT’s student group for entrepreneurship, will introduce students to the world of starting and owning your own business. Group together with like-minded students as we explore how to create business ideas, formulate business plans, learn how to register your business, and more.

This group will feature guest speakers and other outside resources, along with social activities. Come learn how to transform your MITT studies into a business opportunity.

Note: This is a new student group based on demand!

Next Meeting

  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST
  • Zoom Link
  • Meeting ID: 837 2491 0221
  • Passcode: 330383
  • Topic: Presentation by Career Development Services - This student group will introduce students to the world of starting and owning your own business. Even if students are unsure if entrepreneurship is right for them, we encourage students to come by, as our first few meetings will be exploring if owning a business is right for you!

MITT Women in Trades and Technology (WITT)

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WITT at MITT is comprised of women who have come to MITT to pursue their common interest in trades and technology. WITT’s goal is to provide women support and guidance on their paths toward successful careers in their chosen fields.

Through monthly meetings and on-campus volunteer opportunities, WITT provides its members' opportunities to network, share their knowledge, discuss current issues, offer support and resources, and gain workplace-relevant skills that will help them as they enter the workforce.

Student Group Highlights

  • International Women’s Day
  • Women’s Entrepreneurs Day
  • Annual Holiday Fundraiser

Student Group Resources

  • WITT Newsletter
  • Office to Advance Women apprentices
  • Staff leads!

Contact: Holly.Shimaro@mitt.ca

Next Meeting

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2021
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST
  • Zoom Link
  • Meeting ID: 819 5217 5193
  • Passcode: 917898
  • Topic: WITT Welcome - We’d like to take this opportunity to welcome both new and returning students to our new virtual WITT group! This will be a very casual meeting with introductions and a short presentation on what our group has to offer you. We look forward to meeting you in a few weeks!

Professionals in Health Care (PiH)

Professionals in Health Care facilitates student discussions of new topics and developments in health care and provides an avenue for students to collaborate on areas of interest within the health field. Topics include work skills essential to the health field, physical and mental health, ways to relieve stress, leadership, and more. PiH also strives to give back to the community in some way.

PiH meets regularly at MITT's Pembina Campus and is a great opportunity for students to find creative ways to stay connected, support one another and have fun learning through online games such as medical terminology Jeopardy.

Student Group Highlights

  • Online Jeopardy – Medical Terminology
  • Children’s Hospital Book Readings
  • Guest Panel Discussions

Student Group Resources

  • Check the MS Team Channel!

Contact: Grace.Leduc@mitt.ca

Next Meeting

  • Terry Fox Run with Professional in Healthcare (PiH)
  • Sunday, September 19, 2020 (Virtual)
  • Topic: Join the Professional in Healthcare students in raising awareness of cancer research, students will be running/walking individually on that day and sharing pictures in the PiH channel (in MS Teams).

Next Meeting

  • Ergonomics Presentation
  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT
  • Zoom Link
  • Meeting ID: 897 7155 2832
  • Topic: There is a lot of sitting throughout the day, join us to learn how we can make small changes that will help us be productive.
  • By: Andrew Dolhy (MFL Occupational Health Centre)

Orange Shirt Day @ MITT

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2020
  • 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. CST

Wear Orange

  • you may purchase one from MITT (limited quantities available)
  • Proceeds from the t-shirt sale will go to the Aazhogan Library
  • Email studentlife@mitt.ca to purchase

Reflection Essay Competition to Win $100 giftcard!

  • Topic: Reflection on the Residential Schools
  • Deadline to submit: Friday, September 24th
  • Reflections are limited to a page, and should be submitted to StudentLife@mitt.ca

Join us with our Guest Speaker

  • We would like to commemorate the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their families, and to commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation.
  • Announce the winner of the Reflection Essay competition.

Contact us today and we will be more than happy to help you with any questions or concerns you have.

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