Spousal hiring at McGill

A professor, who is remaining anonymous, was previously a faculty lecturer at McGill University. From her perspective, she had done everything that was expected of a good academic. She had good student reviews, published papers, and made presentations at international conferences. So when she was suddenly told that McGill would[Read More…]

The Tribune Explains: McGill’s rankings

For the 12th year in a row McGill is ranked first in Canada by Maclean’s magazine among all research universities. Internationally, McGill is ranked 30th in the 2016 QS World University Rankings, 42nd in 2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 63rd by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Why are the[Read More…]

PGSS Council stands with AMUSE in negotiations

On Nov. 16, the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) legislative council discussed a motion supporting the Association of McGill University Supports Employees (AMUSE) collective bargaining. The council also addressed questions to Provost and Vice-Principal (VP Academic) Christopher Manfredi and discussed security measures that were to be taken at the Nov. 19[Read More…]

QPIRG-McGill runs Existence Referendum

From Nov. 3 to Nov. 8, the McGill branch of the Quebec Public Interest Research Group (QPIRG-McGill) is running an existence referendum to determine whether students will continue to fund QPIRG-McGill through an opt-outable student fee of $5.00 per semester. QPIRG was established at McGill as a student club in 1980[Read More…]

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