School of Continuing Studies

Each year, the students of McGill’s School of Continuing Studies nominate and award instructors with the Award for Distinguished Teaching. This year, instructors Georges Bryson and Dr. Zachary Abram were awarded the 2018 Award for Distinguished Teaching. Their teaching methods, real-world experience and world-class abilities inspired their students to nominate them for the award, one of the highest honours for instructors at the School.

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Classified as: School of Continuing Studies Students, information, Teaching
Published on: 19 Jun 2018

It’s official: our Supply Chain and Operations Management students are a force to be reckoned with on the international stage. A team of four students took first place and a €10,000 cash prize at the Final of the Global Student Challenge in Zwolle, the Netherlands.

Team members Nasim Changizi, Nasim Darabi, Shahryar Ebrahimi and Ahmad Kianimoghadam are all students in the School’s Diploma in Supply Chain and Operations Management program.

Classified as: supply chain, award, Awards, information, School of Continuing Studies Students
Published on: 6 Jun 2018

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Classified as: School of Continuing Studies Students, Translation, Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551
Published on: 9 Apr 2018

The School of Continuing Studies is hosting its second annual Job Fair, exclusive to current students and recent alumni! This event is uniquely targeted to our students and will include employers who value your experience and drive.

At this event, you will have the opportunity to:

Classified as: School of Continuing Studies, School of Continuing Studies Students, students, career advising, career, alumni, mcgill alumni, External
Published on: 26 Mar 2018

Professionals and researchers from around the world will be coming together in April to reflect on the ideological nature of translation and the ways in which engaged translators have promoted a wide variety of conceptual agendas throughout history.  Researchers and practicing translators will reflect on translations as artefacts of sociopolitical change.

Classified as: faculty, Languages, School of Continuing Studies Students, School of Continuing Studies, staff, students, Translation, Translation Studies, Colloquium, The Translator as Activist
Published on: 7 Mar 2018

Océane Marescal outlined how science students can improve their writing skills in The McGill Tribune. The McGill Writing Center offers several courses that greatly benefit those who wish to make writing one of their strengths. The article outlines relevant courses to science majors.

Classified as: External, faculty, The McGill Tribune, MWC, Diane Dechief, staff, students
Published on: 25 Jan 2018

Dr. James Archibald has been appointed to the ISO/TC 37 mirror committee on language and terminology in The Standards Council of Canada. The Standards Council of Canada is the Canadian arm of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the ISO/TC 37 has published internationally recognized standards on a variety of translation-related issues and technologies.

Classified as: James Archibald, faculty, Languages, Translation, School of Continuing Studies, School of Continuing Studies Students, staff, students, Translation Studies
Published on: 22 Jan 2018

Earlier today, representatives from DeepMind, the City of Montreal, and others joined McGill School of Continuing Studies students and faculty to announce the launch of two new programs in data science.

The Professional Development Certificate in Data Science and Machine Learning is designed to equip learners with essential data science knowledge and skills required to manage, manipulate, analyze and extract value from data.

Classified as: information, School of Continuing Studies Students, School of Continuing Studies, data science, professional development, technology
Published on: 10 Jan 2018

Read an interview with McGill School of Continuing Studies' former director of Translation Studies, James Archibald, in Métro. The flexibility of the program, along with the internship component and use of innovative software, was highlighted.

The article is available in French only. Click here to read the article.

 

Classified as: Languages, Translation, Graduate Certificate, Legal Translation, media, School of Continuing Studies, School of Continuing Studies Students, Translation Studies, External, External Faculty, faculty, staff, students
Published on: 10 Jan 2018

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Classified as: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551, Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551, students, staff, Translation, External Faculty
Published on: 5 Dec 2017

 Hélène Roulston and Cheryl Smeall at the 2017 McGill Associates Prize in Translation reception. Hélène Roulston and Cheryl Smeall at the 2017 McGill Associates Prize in Translation reception.Translation is elemental to the economic and social fabric of Canadian society.

Published on: 4 Dec 2017

At the Project Management Institute (PMI) soirée de reconnaissance académique, Mery Carolina Vasquez Cruz was awarded the Prix de la relève on behalf of McGill and PMI. She graduated from McGill's School of Continuing Studies with a professional development certificate in project management and launched her own consulting company.

Classified as: School of Continuing Studies Students, students, School of Continuing Studies
Published on: 28 Nov 2017

par Carlos Del Burgo, terminologue agréé, traducteur agréé.

Classified as: Traduction
Published on: 24 Oct 2017

J. Archibald, senior faculty lecturer in translation studies at McGill University,  has been appointed to the Advisory Board for a collection on language, translation and language didactics, Lingua Traduzione Didattica, published by FrancoAngeli, an Italian academic publishing house.

Published on: 10 Aug 2017

New MACES Health and Dental Plan for all qualifying students beginning September 1st, 2017. More information can be found online.

Classified as: maces, insurance
Published on: 9 Aug 2017

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