2015-2016 Issue 1

Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 9.40.55 AM 2Madeleine Dube and Edith Gagnon are two recent graduates who were surprised to learn that not only did the School provide awards, scholarships and bursaries, but that they were award recipients. “I didn’t know there were awards for Continuing Studies students,” says Madeleine Dube. “I though they were only for full-time students.”


2015-2016 Issue 1

MikePollockMichael Pollock is a familiar face at the School of Continuing Studies; he’s completed several courses in different areas of study, and each has elevated him to the next step in his career.
The most recent was a course in Comprehensive Project Management.


2015-2016 Issue 1

LanvingaAthletics and art are two things Nina Lantinga grew up with. Combining the two was part of what inspired her to found her own company, Lantinga Vita.


2015-2016 Issue 1

JeffSidelJeff Sidel spent his retirement in a way you might not expect: he went back to school. He realized he had “a burning desire to go back to school. I wanted to be stimulated, and explore areas that I found interesting. I wasn’t exactly sure what I was going to be doing for the rest of my life, but I was eager to learn.”


2015-2016 Issue 1

MaximeLauzeMeet Maxime Lauzé. Born and raised in Montreal, and now in his fourth year studying mechanical engineering at McGill, he is the first research paper winner in the course CCOM 206: Communication in Engineering, which is required for all engineering students.


2015-2016 Issue 1

MaximeLauzeBarry Douek leads a double life. By day he works full-time in quality assurance in the risk and audit department at Randstad’s Montreal headquarters, and by night he’s an accounting student. He’s completed the Diploma in Accounting and is now taking courses in preparation for the School’s Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) program.


2014-2015 Issue 2

IMG_2304It’s been a banner year for Berdj Garabedian, who’s currently working towards his Graduate Diploma in Translation at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies. In June he was the recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French-English), and this fall he was awarded this year’s Network of Translators in Education (NTE) Merit Scholarship.


2015-2016 Issue 1

McGill-698If the faces featured in the School’s new marketing campaign look familiar, there’s a reason. They’re all either current students or alumni of the School, so you may have passed by them in the halls, or sat next to them in class.


2014-2015 Issue 2

IMG_1193Joanne is a Montreal success story: born and raised here, she grew up speaking English and French, and took a few Spanish language courses. “I’d always loved school, and I worship languages, so I started considering translation. I believe in trusting your instincts and using your talents to their full extent.”


2014-2015 Issue 2

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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.”