McGill’s diversity on display at Redpath reception

Published: 22 September 2014

They come from Antigua to Zimbabwe, and almost every country in between. The more than 430 new students who filled Redpath Hall for the annual welcome reception for international students represented 66 different countries and a whole lot of fascinating background, experience and future. Joined by 39 members of the Montreal diplomatic corps and officially welcomed by both Principal Suzanne Fortier and Quebec’s Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness Kathleen Weil, the students noshed on a wide variety of hors d’oeuvres, had the chance to learn trivia about Canada, about Montreal and about the French fact in Quebec, and listened to superb jazz from a Schulich School of Music combo.

... Sumeet Duggal, 30, is a PhD student in Management, specializing in organizational behaviour. He’s a native of New Delhi, India, who arrived at McGill a month ago and has already discovered a challenge.

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