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Permanent Residence Info Session

Thu, 2014-10-16 14:00 - 16:00
Leacock Building : Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Are you an International Student thinking of becoming a Permanent Resident of Canada

Come and learn all the details at an info-session hosted by Immigration Quebec!

Seating is limited and available on a "first-come, first-served" basis (no registration necessary).

Chinatown Excursion

Sat, 2014-10-25 10:00 - 16:00
Roddick Memorial Gate : 845 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T5

New to McGill and to Montreal?  Explore the city with the best guides in town - our International Student Leaders!


This Saturday, join us as we discover this dynamic neighborhood and its many Asian restaurants, food markets, and specialty stores.

All you need is good walking shoes, $20 for lunch & public transit, and a curiosity to explore Montreal beyond the McGill bubble!

Atwater Market Excursion

Sat, 2014-10-18 10:00 - 16:00
Roddick Memorial Gate : 845 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T5

New to McGill and to Montreal?  Explore the city with the best guides in town - our International Student Leaders!


This Saturday, join us as we discover delicious local specialties at the Atwater Market, take in the fun market atmosphere, and explore the paths along the Lachine Canal.

All you need is good walking shoes, $20 for lunch & public transit, and a curiosity to explore Montreal beyond the McGill bubble!

Little Italy Excursion

Sat, 2014-10-11 10:00 - 16:00
Roddick Memorial Gate : 845 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T5

New to McGill and to Montreal?  Explore the city with the best guides in town - our International Student Leaders!


Did you know that Montreal has the second largest Italian population in Canada after Toronto?  This Saturday, join us as we discover this vibrant italian neighborhood and famous Jean-Talon Market.

Old Montreal Excursion

Sat, 2014-10-04 10:00 - 16:00
Roddick Memorial Gate : 845 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T5


New to McGill and to Montreal?  Explore the city with the best guides in town - our International Student Leaders!


This Saturday, join us as we discover the cobblestone streets, historic architecture, quaint cafés, and charming waterside park that make Old Montreal feel like a little slice of Europe.

Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:20

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Wed, 2014-11-19 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Wed, 2014-11-12 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

Mon, 2014-10-27 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.

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