Student Stories

Arts alumnus D’Arcy Williams awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

3 Apr 2019

D’Arcy Williams was raised in Ghana by parents working in global health, before eventually moving to Washington D.C. It was during this time, as a young student in the public school system, that he...

McGill24: Celebrating the impact of giving

11 Mar 2019

In honour of McGill24, the Faculty of Arts is celebrating the impact of giving and the many #McGillMoments that make us proud. On March 13, we challenge the Arts community to participate in this...

John McCall MacBain: from a BA in Economics to a historic $200 million gift

28 Feb 2019

Inspired in part by his own experience as a scholarship student in the Faculty of Arts, John, together with his wife Marcy, announced a remarkable gift of $200 million to support comprehensive...

Summer Studies in Italy: Exploring European Migration from Rome

4 Feb 2019

This June, the Faculty of Arts will launch the McGill Summer Studies in Italy program, offering 30 undergraduate students the chance to participate in an intensive humanities and political sciences...

Discover the Arabic side of Montreal

4 Dec 2018

The Institute of Islamic Studies is launching a new Arabic Summer Program, aimed at teaching students, researchers, and professionals, one of the most important languages in the world. Building on...

The Impact of Giving: Arts Students Return from Shantou

1 Aug 2018

Although the dream of studying abroad is a tremendous feat, the Li Ka Shing Liberal Arts Initiative was able to make the experience of student travel accessible for a fourth year. Thanks to one man...

Students Confront Cultural Stereotypes in Thessaloniki, Greece

31 Jul 2018

This June, the McGill Summer Studies in Greece program completed its third trip abroad to study transnational relations and interconnected histories along the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. The...

Exploring the History of Sexuality

31 Jul 2018

From August 9th to 12th, McGill Arts alumnus Dane Stewart (BA 2013) will present his original play, The History of Sexuality, as part of the vibrant Montréal Pride celebration.

The Opportunity of New Experiences

28 May 2018

Experience is the best teacher. At least according Hussain Zhakfer, a McGill alumni since 2017. When his family moved countries, it was to escape war in their native Afghanistan and build a life...