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Nearly $2.3 million raised in 24 hours!

McGill24, McGill’s fourth annual day of giving held on Wednesday, March 13, raised $2,294,360 from 5,244 donations for causes across McGill University.


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Discover your purpose

McGill Arts students are worldly and practical, creative and visionary. Join our dynamic community of students, faculty and staff. Prepare for your future as an innovator, leader, and global citizen.


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Arts Summer Programs

The Faculty of Arts is offering a number of summer programs for students and working professionals. While most will be held at McGill, some will be run in collaboration with universities abroad and partner organizations off-campus. The wide array of programs aim to provide participants with new skills, training, and experiences that will open them to new ideas and opportunities. 


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From McGill to Parliament Hill

The Honourable Karina Gould catches up with her alma mater. The Liberal politician and McGill Arts alumnus shares her experience as a McGillian.


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John McCall MacBain: from a BA in Economics to a historic $200-million gift 

Inspired by his own experience as a scholarship student in McGill Arts, John McCall McBain, together with his wife Marcy, recently made history with the announcement of the McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill. A remarkable contribution to education in Canada, the gift promotes equality of educational opportunity and directly benefits Canadian and international scholars.

Arts' Linguistics breaks the top 20 in QS World Rankings

While the Department of Linguistics takes these rankings ‘with a grain of salt’, they are pleased to see a jump from 38th to 17th position. Professor Luis Alonso-Ovalle, Chair of the Department, takes great pride in the work done in the unit and took the opportunity to highlight the hard work of students and colleagues. He also shared what he thinks has led to this continued success and what students can expect from the programs and courses offered in the unit. 

Expand your skill set and learn ancient Greek and Latin this summer at McGill

Through the McGill Summer Language Institute, the Department of Classical Studies will once again offer an Ancient Greek and Latin Summer program to students within and outside the McGill community, and working professionals. The program offers intensive first-year Ancient Greek and intensive first-year Latin.