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Visual Arts Society hosts long-awaited conference, “Visual Voices”

McGill offers a very limited number of fine arts classes. However, the Visual Arts Society provides students with an opportunity to explore a multitude of artistic domains and connect with other students. On Nov. 16 2016 the McGill Students’ Visual Arts Society hosted their most anticipated event of the fall semester: “Visual Voices.” The event  featured … Keep Reading

ISID presents “Unpacking Participatory Democracy”

On Nov. 22 and 23, McGill students and faculty joined activists at a conference titled “Unpacking Participatory Democracy: From theory to practice and from practice to theory,” presented by the McGill Institute for the Study of International Development. Activists from global organizations, including South Africa’s Open Democracy Advice Centre, the UK’s Integrity Action, and Germany’s Transparency… Keep Reading

Trump victory draws increased international interest in McGill

Donald Trump’s victory in the United States’ presidential election on Nov. 8 has triggered increased interest in McGill from international students, both in America and abroad.   According to Director of Admissions Kim Bartlett, McGill received 400 applications from American high school students in the week following the election. A total of 1,900 U.S. applications… Keep Reading

McGill Board of Governors and Senate discuss sustainability in annual joint meeting

On Nov. 10, the McGill Board of Governors (BoG) and Senate held their annual joint meeting to discuss challenges pertaining to the university’s direction and mission in the upcoming year. The discussion was focused on McGill’s sustainability plans and initiatives. Past joint Board-Senate meeting topics include strengthening mental health at McGill (2013) and  McGill’s engagement… Keep Reading

McGill faces $1.3 billion in deferred maintenance costs

McGill intends to borrow $300 million in the form of bonds over the next five to seven years to tackle deferred maintenance. Large-scale construction projects are set to take place across McGill’s Downtown and MacDonald campuses during this time period. While construction on McTavish and Sherbrooke was commissioned by the City of Montreal, building renovations… Keep Reading

11th March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women draws hundreds

On Oct. 4, hundreds of Montrealers gathered to walk in solidarity at the 11th Annual March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The march was hosted by Montreal’s Centre for Gender Advocacy in conjunction with its Missing Justice Collective. A total distance of 1.7 kilometres was covered, starting from  Place Émilie-Gamelin and walking along Rue… Keep Reading

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