We are the world: International student enrolment on the rise

In Focus

Ten years ago – in fall 2007 – there were 6,259 international students from 148 different countries enrolled at McGill, accounting for 19 per cent of the student population. Ten years later, the number has almost doubled, with more than 12,000 international students from 152 countries, representing almost a third of the entire student body (30 per cent). But what makes McGill so popular with students from abroad?

Symposium highlights undergrad research on social equity

Around Campus

On Sept. 27, the SEDE office, in partnership with the Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Awards and the Science Undergraduate Research Awards, hosted a symposium for the first-ever Social Equity Undergraduate Research Awards. The initiative was launched last year with the goal of bridging McGill’s research with the diverse work on equity in the community.

Faculty of Engineering lauded for equity work

News

McGill’s Faculty of Engineering has undertaken systematic efforts to increase participation in both its student body and staff by all members of society, irrespective of gender identity, cultural or socio-economic background, race or ethnicity, religion, or any other facet of diversity.

Café Collab Showcase to highlight support of diverse student groups

Around Campus

On April 12, the McGill community is invited to the special year-end showcase of Café Collab, a unique consultation initiative designed to enhance the University’s support of students from different communities. In many ways, the showcase promises to be a nourishing main course of a meal that has taken months to prepare.