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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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Arts Life Magazine

New Student Information

Preparing the leaders of tomorrow: Arts Research Internship Awards

As the Arts Research Internship Award (ARIA) program is set to accept applications for 2019, a showcase event will be hosted on January 14 to celebrate the work of last year’s award recipients. ARIA offers undergraduate students the opportunity to undertake research projects and receive academic mentorship from faculty members, which provides an enriching experience to engage in a high level of scholarship.

Standing up to injustice: Professor Cindy Blackstock on moral courage

Cindy Blackstock is a Professor at the School of Social Work at McGill and the Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada. A member of Gitxsan community, she became a well-known activist after the Human Rights complaint she filed in 2007 against the federal government for the systemic discrimination Indigenous children face in this country. 

Discover the Arabic side of Montreal: IIS launches a new Arabic Summer Program 

The Institute of Islamic Studies (IIS) launched a new Arabic Summer Program, aimed at teaching students, researchers, and professionals, one of the most important languages in the world. Building on McGill’s multi-lingual and multi-cultural strengths, the 8-week intensive and immersive language experience combines formal language training in Modern Standard Arabic with cultural and social activities.