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Giving students a voice… The Importance of Class Action Programs

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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Giving students a voice… The Importance of Class Action Programs

Whilst a student at The University of York, England, where I was one of only 9,400 undergraduates, the chances of seeing a familiar face whether out shopping or on a night out in one of the city’s many pubs, was fairly high. In fact, part of the appeal of York was that in a city so small and quaint, there’d never be an opportunity to get lost in the crowd; I was part of the York community and that filled me with pride.

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Valuable summer experience

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

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Valuable summer experience

It may be summertime, when the textbooks and study notes are packed away, but it doesn’t mean learning necessarily takes a break. Some McGill students are continuing their education through the Faculty of Arts Internships program – 83 lucky students, to be exact. This summer’s group of Internship Awards winners are going to gain valuable work experience in their fields of study around the world, from Guadalajara to Geneva, to Phnom Penh and Nairobi.

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Class of 2011 is Leaving its Mark

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

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Class of 2011 is Leaving its Mark

Excitement is in the air at this time of year for the graduating class. They are finish up their final exams, preparing for the next chapter of their lives and crossing their fingers that spring will be arriving soon. But something else graduating students are doing is saying thank you to McGill by leaving their legacy with a class gift.

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Students and Philanthropy

Thursday, March 3, 2011

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Students and Philanthropy

What do McGill students think about philanthropy? Are they involved? How do they like to donate? What makes them give? I surveyed some students on campus to find out.

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Introducing Class Action 2010

Monday, March 15, 2010

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Introducing Class Action 2010

Class Action 2010 funds will help purchase an electric utility vehicle for use on campus. Plus, graduating students who donate to this green initiative will receive their very own James McGill bobblehead.

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Introducing Arts Internships

Friday, March 12, 2010

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Introducing Arts Internships

Ask any of the students who have spent time living and working in places like Panama, India or Kenya, and they’ll tell you that their Arts Internship was a life-changing experience. The program has a huge impact because it allows McGill students to take what they’ve learned in the classroom and apply it in the real world.

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Introducing Engineers Without Borders

Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Introducing Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders was created to lend a hand to people in developing communities. No blindly throwing money at difficult situations, hoping they’ll go away. It’s all about giving people access to skills, knowledge and attitudes that will improve their lives.

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Introducing Seeds of Change: McGill’s newest philanthropic fundraising group

Monday, December 7, 2009

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Introducing Seeds of Change: McGill’s newest philanthropic fundraising group

McGill students and alumni, please let us introduce ourselves – we’re Seeds of Change, the newest initiative from the McGill Alma Mater Fund, created solely to help the people driving grassroots projects raise funds to make McGill, Montreal, and the world, a better place to live.

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