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2015 OMG Contest Winners!

28. August 2015

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Back in June we wrapped up the 2015 OMG contest, featuring a $1,500 travel voucher from House of Travel as the grand prize. Out of the 2,400 entries we received, a big cheer goes to Nicole Aarssen, our luck BA’15 winner! We’re looking forward to hearing updates on her trip in the coming months. Congrats […]

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Dental Outreach: Filling Local Needs

8. July 2015

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Dental Outreach: Filling Local Needs

McGill’s Dental Outreach Program offers free dental care to those with financial hardships, physical and mental disabilities, as well as lack of insurance. It has been providing free dental care within the Montreal community for 16 years, and with your help, we will be able to continue to help individuals with the adversities mentioned above. After having volunteered for Outreach, we were able to understand that these individuals represent a large portion of the population, and that McGill dental students work hard to make their dental visit pleasant, allowing them to leave with smiles on their faces. Our Seeds of Change crowd-funding campaign will help maintain Outreach’s optimal standard of care for patients and, as previously mentioned, help treat more patients since dental care is not universally provided.

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McGill Rocket Team has 4 days left to raise 10k!

25. June 2015

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McGill Rocket Team has 4 days left to raise 10k!

The McGill Rocket Team is McGill's premier Aeronautics club. We are an engineering design team composed of over 70 students, from various departments and faculties at the university. We have come together out of a desire to do something memorable. We wish to use our knowledge and expertise to not only build a rocket, but also to provide an avenue through which future McGillians can embrace their nascent desire for rocketry too.

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Social Economy Impact Internship: Pairing Incredible Students with Social-Purpose Organizations

2. March 2015

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Social Economy Impact Internship: Pairing Incredible Students with Social-Purpose Organizations

The Social Economy Initiative Impact Internship Program offered me a wealth of experience and opportunity unparalleled in other programs or work environments. As the intern working for Artistri Sud, a non-profit that teaches women entrepreneurs the skills they need to create sustainable micro-enterprises, my original mandate was three-fold: 1) Assess their needs and conduct research for a business plan, 2) Develop said business plan, 3) Review existing organizational strategies and processes.

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5 Questions with Laurin Liu, the youngest female MP in Canadian history.

29. September 2014

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On August 26th, McGill welcomed Laurin Liu (former student, BA’13) to give the keynote address to the incoming class of students as part of Discover McGill 2014. In addition, McGill Alumni Career Services also asked her to answer 5 questions on her career and her daily routines. Here are her responses.

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

27. August 2014

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New grad? Check out the Alumni Services we have to offer!

Your connection to McGill doesn’t end with your diploma – not even close! Now that you’ve completed your degree, we’d like to welcome the class of 2014 as the newest members of our McGill Alumni Association. From networking events to business cards, we’re here to help you take the next steps in your life. Check out the full gamut of services offered by our Alumni Online Community

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Mahalo McGill!

27. August 2014

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Mahalo McGill!

Back in June, we wrapped up our annual OMG contest, which featured a $1,500 travel voucher from House of Travel as the grand prize. Out of the 2,500 entries, a big congrats goes out to our lucky winner Sarah Nouraeyan, BEd’14! We’re looking forward to hearing updates on her trip in the coming months. Speaking of updates, the 2013 OMG contest winner, Chrysantheme Senou, used her winnings to travel to Hawaii, and has kept an incredible blog and photo diary of her experience.

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You planted the seeds, now see how they’ve grown!

27. August 2014

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You planted the seeds, now see how they’ve grown!

During the summer we were proud to launch McGill’s first crowdfunding platform, Seeds of Change, to graduating students like yourself. The response we received to this initiative was incredible: during a two month test period of the website, nearly 400 donors gave close to $18,000 to nine different projects! Thank you so much for your support. But that was just a warm up… the site is going live to a much wider audience in mid-September, so stay tuned!

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Celebrating Students: McGill African Student’s Society

6. August 2014

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We love to share alumni and staff success stories, so why not those of students and student clubs? This series provides a snapshot of some McGill Student Sponsorship Program recipients and share how they are making the most of their time in university. Today, we feature the McGill African Students Society Annual Gala.

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Sports and Work – How recreational sports can help you professionally.

4. August 2014

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The benefits of playing competitive sports are not limited to one’s health or enjoyment; they extend to the workplace as well. In fact, studies show that employees who regularly participate in sports are amongst the most successful and make some of the best co-workers.

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