McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies will receive a multi-year grant totaling over $1.2 million from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to continue designing and delivering education programs for indigenous people. The AANDC accepted two proposals that are part of the School’s Online Courses for Northern Aboriginals in Canada project.

Classified as: School of Continuing Studies, Indigenous, Cree, Chisasibi, Eeyou Istchee, Waskaganish
Published on: 19 Aug 2015

Masashi Usui has over 18 years of experience playing the saxophone. Yet when he applied to the Master of Music program at McGill’s Schulich School of Music, he was told that he needed to improve his English in order to be admitted.

Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' newsletter.

Classified as: music, language, jazz, masashi, usui
Published on: 3 Aug 2015

Want to attract the attention of your potential future employers? Darine Bader recommends entering a strategic management consulting case competition. She recently took part in the 2015 Case Competition of the Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) at McGill, where her team made it to the second and final round, and finished third overall.

Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' newsletter.

Classified as: darine bader
Published on: 3 Aug 2015

Marina Sonin earned a DEC and a Master’s degree in fashion design, has experience working and designing in Montreal, New York and Florence, and always knew she wanted to start a business. So when she enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship at the School, she did so with the idea of starting her own retail store.

Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' newsletter.

Classified as: B-lux, boutique, Marina Sonin
Published on: 3 Aug 2015

Diego Baus may not know it, but at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, he’s considered a trailblazer. That’s because he was the first student to complete the School’s newest online course, Project Management: Practice and Certification.

Classified as: practice, Project Management, Certification, Diego Baus, online
Published on: 31 Jul 2015

The summer of 2015 marked the first time McGill’s School of Continuing Studies hosted the World Bank – McGill International Professional Development Program for Parliamentary Staff. Participants came from all over the world, representing 16 countries.

Classified as: staff, international, guyana, Parliamentary
Published on: 22 Jul 2015

Readers who enjoyed Donna Nebenzahl’s [Montreal Gazette] article “Finding happiness in retirement” (July 18, 2015) will be interested to hear that we have a marvellous opportunity for easily accessible lifelong learning at the McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL), on the corner of Sherbrooke and University Sts.

Classified as: MCLL, Gazette, Sharen McDonald
Published on: 21 Jul 2015

Andrea Emrick was part of the very first cohort to receive the Certificate of Proficiency in Written French – Workplace Communication (Online).

“I was looking to work in a French environment, and I think I could do that now. For anyone that would be hesitant or skeptical of taking an online course, this is it.”

Classified as: Andrea Emrick, French online, online French
Published on: 15 Jul 2015

Richard Pagé managed to stand out among his fellow alumni graduating from McGill’s School of Continuing Studies with the class of 2015. How did he do it? By posting the following update on LinkedIn: “Today is the day that I obtain my Graduate Certificate in Marketing from McGill University School of Continuing Studies.”

Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' newsletter.

Classified as: Marketing, social media, linkedin, Richard Page
Published on: 15 Jul 2015

The McGill University School of Continuing Studies’ Translation and Written Communication unit has made a special delivery to the city of Montreal and Mayor Denis Coderre; the Hebrew version of the Montreal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. It is the sixth translation provided by McGill.

Read more on The Next Page, the School of Continuing Studies' newsletter.

Classified as: charter, Translation, Hebrew, Mayor Denis Coderre
Published on: 9 Jul 2015

Get inspired! The latest issue of the McGill SCS Newsletter is all about Celebrating Success!

Read more on The Next Page.

Classified as: School of Continuing Studies, Newsletter, School of Continuing Studies Students, The Next Page
Published on: 30 Jun 2015

Stephanie Jonah is a Cree woman from Waskaganish who works as a project administrator. Although she loves her job, she’d been looking for an opportunity to return to school and pursue higher education. “I’m always trying to learn,” says Stephanie, “but I don’t want to leave my job.” She found exactly what she was looking with McGill’s Online courses in Business Management and Entrepreneurship for Indigenous People.

Classified as: aboriginal, First Nations, Indigenous, Stephanie Jonah
Published on: 29 Jun 2015

The Honourable René Dussault, distinguished jurist and humanitarian, received his honorary doctorate (Doctor of Laws) on May 26, 2015 during McGill's School of Continuing Studies' convocation ceremony.

View his convocation address on McGill's YouTube page.

Published on: 23 Jun 2015

Adam Coape-Arnold, a graduate of the McGill School of Continuing Studies' Entrepreneurship program, is building a following with Cult Yogourt.

Read more in The Gazette.

Classified as: adam coape-arnold, Cult, yogourt
Published on: 23 Jun 2015

Intercultural communication is certainly one way of describing translation in today’s globalized world. And that description is particularly fitting for Yvan Larrivée, who is the 2015 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (English-French). Mr.

Classified as: Translation Studies, Translation, Yvan Larrivée
Published on: 19 Jun 2015


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