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McGill’s living laboratories 

McGill professors and students have access to a unique network of field research stations. These stations, which include the Bellairs Research Institute in Barbados and the Gault Nature Reserve at Mont-Sainte-Hilaire, offer researchers the opportunity to explore the natural world up close.

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President’s Perspective: A serious threat to our special culture

On October 13, the Quebec government announced plans to change the tuition model for students from outside the province studying at Quebec’s universities. The changes, which wouldn’t affect students who are already studying at McGill, are expected to take effect in the fall of 2024.

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Educational insights that aren’t just for the classroom

McGill’s new Bachelor of Arts (Education); Major in Education in Global Contexts was created for students who want an in-depth understanding of teaching and learning, but who aren’t interested in becoming school teachers. Instead, they are considering careers in NGOs, international aid agencies, and governments.

The McGill Farmers' Market last fall (Photo: Owen Egan and Joni Dufour) On Campus

The big return

For the first 18 months of the pandemic, McGill’s campuses were uncharacteristically quiet. The fall semester of 2021 almost felt like a return to normal – or at least something closely resembling the “normal” we remembered.

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Ice dance champion is Beijing bound

Lilah Fear is taking a break from her psychology classes at McGill to compete in the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. The four-time national ice dance champion from Britain trained in Montreal (and received mentoring from Tessa Virtue) in preparation for her Olympic debut.

Zeytouna Suleiman is one of McGill's first McCall MacBain Scholars (Photo: Owen Egan and Joni Dufour) On Campus

A pillar for McGill’s third century

The University’s first cohort of McCall MacBain Scholars arrived on campus in September 2021. The ambitious scholarship program aims to train new generations of leaders in a wide variety of disciplines – and to change the lives of talented young people for decades to come.

The McCall MacBain Arts Building was bathed in orange light to mark Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 (Photo: Owen Egan and Joni Dufour) On Campus

Remembering, reckoning, and reconciling

Like many of its peer institutions, McGill is reexamining some of the thornier aspects of its long history. The University is also embarking on a number of new initiatives aimed at making McGill a more welcoming place for members of the Black and Indigenous communities.

Daniel Goodfellow is the president and founder of Werkliv, a Montreal-based real estate development firm that focuses on student housing (Photo: Christinne Muschi) People

Affordable student housing is his specialty

Werkliv founder Daniel Goodfellow, BSc’07, is a real estate developer with a very specific focus – student housing. He is out to make a profit, but he is also committed to an approach that emphasizes reasonable rents and sustainable practices.

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Alumni voices help shape anti-Black racism plan

Sandrine Ntibarigobeka, BA’16, forged strong friendships at McGill through the Black Students’ Network and the McGill African Students Society. When she graduated and moved back to Ontario, “I wanted to continue and have that network in Toronto with fellow alumni,” says Ntibarigobeka.

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