The end of the last academic year was extraordinary: COVID-19 barrelled through our lives and took the world by storm, instruction moved online at many universities, and the entire education system was uprooted. Unfortunately, the pandemic’s effects were particularly harsh on graduating high school seniors—students who will now be burdened […]
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Adjusting to any new setting is a natural, but challenging part of life, and one’s first year at university is no exception. As you launch yourself into a new journey amongst the wilderness of McGill, the elders, better known as upper-years, leave behind some tokens of wisdom. Before embarking into […]
Since the dawn of YouTube in 2006, viewers have seen mankind at its best and its worst; our most epic moments and our cringiest compilations archived indefinitely for all to see. The medium of the vlog—a portmanteau of ‘video blog’—is relatively new, but has had a large influence on internet […]
As the add-drop period ends, the 2019–2020 school year is officially in full swing. This realization can be daunting for many students, especially those starting their first year at McGill. For these newcomers, reality is likely sinking in as the excitement of starting post-secondary education is replaced with the pains […]
Get involved and discover your interests Leanne Young, Photo Editor The first year of university is undoubtedly a busy time for students, but it is not just about getting your degree: It is also the best time to explore new interests and develop life long relationships. While you should not […]
Leslie Copeland has been First-Year Coordinator at Campus Life and Engagement for more than 20 years. She has seen her role, the school, and the world change around her – but the one thing that has kept her inspired all of these years: the generosity and kindness of McGill’s students.
The Tribune speaks to international students about their favourite spaces on campus.
How the negative stigma of weight gain can affect first year students.
The McGill Tribune takes to the Y to ask students what advice they would give to first year students beginning their journey at McGill.
Tips on navigating university life from The McGill Tribune’s editors