An innovative and engaging initiative

Our activities and services continue to evolve in response to the needs of the ÉTS community – and they are flourishing!

In 2017-2018

(6 x more than 2016-2017)
Writing Blitzes
Group meetings
Volunteer students involved
"The Writing Experiment" with 40 people
Journal Clubs
Remise des bourses du SARA 2018 au gala de la reconnaissance
From left to right: Catherine Laporte (SARA Founder), Marta Strzelczak (SARA Awardee), Jonathan Brulatout (SARA Awardee), Jérôme Harrison (SARA Awardee), Vicky Gagnon-Mountzouris (Director of the library at ÉTS)

Already integrated and active in many research labs at ÉTS

Active in the scientific community


Two articles and two oral presentatations at the 2018 conference for the American Society For Engineering Education (ASEE): 


  • ACFAS 2018 Congress : Participation of SARA as experts in scientific oral communication. SARA team members conducted a  training workshop before the congress and also gave feedback to presenters during the congress.
  • NSERC CREATE Program (McGill, Université de Sherbrooke, ÉTS) : A half-day training and interactive workshop on scientific communication for students in the CREATE program
  • Scientific communication at the UQO :  A half-day training and interactive workshop for members of CIUSSS (Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal)

And the students love it!

Is SARA accomplishing its mandate to help students? See for yourself with some comments left by students on what they think of the service: