Under recent changes to McGill’s “Advanced Standing Transfer Credits” policy, students with qualifying AP and IB test scores will now have the option to complete their degree with more than 120 credits. Previously, any transfer credits were required to count toward students’ degrees. This change was pushed forth by Max[Read More…]
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Cycling regulations on campus could undergo substantial changes following the work of McGill’s Cycling Working Group, which is scheduled for release in April. The group was created in order to analyze issues regarding bicycles on campus, with the goal of devising a well-compromised accommodation for cyclists at the university. Its[Read More…]
A new presentation on social equity and safe spaces in the Faculty of Engineering piloted last week with guest lectures in a mandatory first-year course on Feb. 6 and 7. The guest lecture is a result of an idea brought up last November at an open EUS discussion regarding sexism,[Read More…]
The upcoming school year will mark the first during which tuition will be deregulated in the Faculties of Management, Science, Engineering, and Law for international students. As a result, student in applicable criteria will be charged upwards of $35,000 in tuition for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year, an increase from[Read More…]
Members of the Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) are looking to integrate social equity and sustainability into the Engineering curriculum. An open discussion held on Nov. 10 addressed the creation of safer spaces for Engineering students. EUS Equity Commissioner Christopher Tegho led the discussion on possible methods for promoting awareness of[Read More…]
As the Fall semester drives on towards finals, many McGill students look wistfully towards other universities that have implemented a Fall break in recent years. While Fall reading weeks used to be unusual for Canadian universities, the additional break is quickly becoming the norm. For the first time this year,[Read More…]
Last week, McGill celebrated Fair Trade Week with various events dedicated to the promotion of fair trade products, including free coffee and chocolate fountains. The weeklong event followed the announcement over the summer that the university became the first school in Quebec and the fifth in Canada to become fair[Read More…]