Parents

For parents of new students at McGill, entering university can be an exciting and sometimes stressful time for you and your family. The McGill Parents Association is here to welcome you into the McGill community and to help prepare you and your student for their journey at McGill.

This page is meant to be an information resource and forum for you as a parent, with resources, articles and news specific to McGill parents that will make the transition to McGill easier on you and your family. If you have any questions or have ideas for articles for this page, please email us! We want to make sure you’re involved and informed on life at McGill so you’ll know what to expect from your son or daughter’s time at McGill.

Singing the Praises of the ARIA awards

25. March 2013

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Singing the Praises of the ARIA awards

Students in the Faculty of Arts sometimes feel they don’t have as many opportunities as students in smaller faculties where internships and “stages” are part of their curriculum. Enter ARIA (Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Awards).

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Briefcase not required: POP Montreal’s Dan Seligman talks to recent grads about building a career you love

8. March 2013

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Briefcase not required: POP Montreal’s Dan Seligman talks to recent grads about building a career you love

When we invited Daniel Seligman, BA'00, Founder and Creative Director of POP Montreal to speak to graduating students and recent graduates at Backpack to Briefcase 2013, we didn't really know what to expect. B2B (as it's commonly known) is the annual life skills workshop and lecture series designed to help prepare students and recent grads for life after McGill. However, Dan started his prepared remarks by letting us know that he's more of a "hoodie" than a "briefcase" guy. Over the course of the evening, Dan went on to share his career story and some of the key lessons learned.

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Cannes rolls out red carpet for McGill grad student

15. June 2012

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Yasmine Ghorayeb is a graduate student in McGill's Department of Pharmacology. Recently, her debut short film was selected to be shown at Cannes International Film Festival.

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Designing the perfect learning space

16. March 2012

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McGill continually works to create top quality learning spaces and teaching styles to support the success of its students. In recent years, the University has responded to the challenge, in both these areas, of adapting to rapid shifts in technologies and conceptions about teaching. In order to give you an update on how recent changes […]

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Crunch time doesn’t need to be chip time

15. March 2012

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Crunch time doesn’t need to be chip time

With warm sunny weather and the end of the semester around the corner, it’s tempting for students to throw healthy eating habits out the window. But help is at hand: we spoke with Amanda Garbutt of the Hot Plate for some snacking tips to share with your student.

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