DIY Fair

Visit a variety of DIY stations and learn practical skills such as how to fix your bike, make a podcast, have safer sex, increase your tech security, and more!

This year, Rad Frosh’s annual Do-It-Yourself Fair will feature the following stations:

Ad-Hoc Degree in the Faculty of Arts
Presented by Shaina Agbayani and Allison Jones
Come by to learn about how to “build-your-own” ad-hoc (student-proposed) Arts program at McGill. You will be hearing from McGill almuni who graduated from their self-designed programs!

Beat Making: learn how to make a beat from scratch!
Presented by Lucas Charlie Rose
Includes: sample flipping / song building / mixing + tips on how to make beats / record a song on a budget!

Intro to Radical Home Economics: Choose Your Own Adventure
Presented by Pamela Fillion
Includes discussion on:
– What Rad Home Ec is & how to get started
– DIY Cleaning Products & Body Care Products
– DIY Herbalism – a primer
– DIY upcycling & recycling fabrics – mending, sewing, and cloth pads

Visit  for information on advocacy, support services and treatment for for folks infected with HIV/AIDS offered by the AACM.

Button Making
Presented by the UGE
Come visit our table to make buttons and learn about the programming brought to you by UGE!

DIY FM Radio Transmitter
Presented by CKUT
Learn how to build your own 1-watt FM radio transmitter! We’ll bust out the circuits and soldering irons to teach participants the basics of pirate radio technology.

The Flat
Presented by Piper Curtis
Have a bike repair project you’ve been putting off? Come by to learn about The Flat: a collective that works to encourage cycling through the sharing of knowledge and tools.