McGillians have always been up for a challenge and this was evident when staff members from Student Life and Learning (SLL) embraced a new adventure and participated in the 2016 Tour de la Montagne on May 23. Proceeds raised at the annual event help support the Honoré-Mercier Hospital and other community health institutions.
Student teachers with McGill’s Faculty of Education learned about engaging youth in arts-based initiatives in local community centres through Dr. Fiona J. Benson’s hands-on special topics course EDEC 300: Art In-Community: Learning from Doing Pop-Up Art with Youth.
A group of McGill students who have been tutoring Syrian refugees via Skype since the fall, has now embarked upon a crowdfunding campaign to sponsor new students from refugee camps.
Alex Grassby must have a different definition of the word “lucky” than most people. Case in point: “We were lucky,” she says of her and her fellow McGill students who, over the course of five days last week, lived on campus, entirely outside, braving everything from rain and snow to sleet and hail. “Very lucky.”
A group of McGill students will live outside without money, food or amenities in order to raise money for Montreal’s homeless people.
For many McGill students, the March study break is a time for relaxing, traveling or catching up on schoolwork. But for a group of McGill students, it’s about something much bigger: engaging with the Montreal community.
For the second consecutive year, the generosity of the McGill community has propelled the University’s Centraide campaign to a new all-time fundraising record.
There’s a new kid on the public science lecture series block: Physics Matters. Here’s why.
How three students, who have only ever met virtually, created a real-world classroom for children in a Syrian refugee camp.
The Reporter looks at the 2015 McGill-Centraide campaign, the people who behind this record-breaking success and how the Centraide grassroots network is working to break the cycle of poverty and social exclusion for thousands of Montrealers.