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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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Historic $200-million gift launches the McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill

Imagine what would happen if you took the best practices and ideas from leading scholarships around the world, applied your own experience and passion, located the program at McGill – and then added an unprecedented $200 million in support? That’s exactly what John McCall MacBain and Dr. Marcy McCall MacBain have done.

Black History Month: George Elliott Clarke - Black Ink for Black Liberation

McGill recently hosted literary scholar and revered poet, George Elliott Clarke. During an event that launched Black History Month, Clarke read out several poems, through which he discussed 500 years of African slavery, prejudices in Canadian literature, the political nature of language, and his own personal experience of growing up in Nova Scotia.

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.