Mcgill University

False Self Syndrome: The Dangers Of Living A Lie To Fit In

Robert Whitley | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Living
Robert Whitley

There is a common factor underlying some problematic choices: the natural human desire to be approved, validated and popular. This can sometimes be taken to extremes, whereby young people make choices based on external approval and social expectations, rather than internal desire and individual preferences.

Why Canadian Universities Struggle To Compete On The Global Stage

Murtaza Haider | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Business
Murtaza Haider

Success in higher education depends on attracting highly qualified professionals -- graduate students, researchers, and professors -- to universities. In a world dominated by brands, Canadian universities lag far behind their American and European counterparts to attract global talent to Canada.

Here's Why Social Media Harms Your Teen's Mental Health

Robert Whitley | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Parents
Robert Whitley

What is the impact of social media usage on the mental health of young people? This is a pressing question for psychiatric researchers, who have conducted rigorous studies on the topic. These studies produce consistent findings: heavy utilization of social media is associated with poorer mental health.

McGill Must Change The Way It Handles Sexual Assault

Paniz Khosroshahy | Posted 09.06.2016 | Canada Living
Paniz Khosroshahy

I'm going to provide some gruesome details of rape to get the attention of the people who need to listen. I have tried more "respectable" ways of demanding accountability from McGill, ways that honour my own dignity, and they failed. At this point, I know nobody will listen unless I put my body on the line and make a scene.

'Zombie Star' Researcher Makes Canadian Science History

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Living

She's also tied with the youngest person to win the award.

The 5 Best Canadian Universities For International Students | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Living

With a quality education system and reputation as a safe and multi-cultural country, Canada is rated at the top of the list of places for international students to study. Canada is indeed a very open and welcoming community for international students of all nationalities; however, some cities offer a more seamless transition than others.

The 10 Best Canadian Universities For Dining And Nightlife | Posted 11.19.2015 | Canada Living

Restaurants and nightlife are a quintessential part of any university experience. Whether your scene is eating homestyle stew or sharing a local microbrew with pals, there's nothing like a night on the town to take your mind off school. We compiled a list of the top 10 schools and featured a hot spot from each one.

10 Best Canadian Universities For Extracurriculars | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Living

There's much more to university life than living at the library. Extracurricular activities can complement your studies, amp up your social life and truly round out your university experience. UniversityHub asked over 1,000 students to rate their schools across several criteria, one of which was extracurriculars.

10 Canadian Universities With the Best Food | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Living

In a world where fast, fresh food is the new norm, universities across the country have stepped up their game to feed large minds and appetites. These universities have proven that restaurant-quality plates are here to stay.

Why I Will Hand Back My Degree to McGill University

Karel Mayrand | Posted 10.16.2016 | Canada Impact
Karel Mayrand

The time has come for McGill University to do the right thing. Indifference is no longer an option on climate change. As one of Canada's greatest scientific and educational institutions, McGill University has the opportunity to show leadership, integrity and vision.

The 10 Best Universities for 'Hippies' and 'Hipsters' | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada Living

Do you rock skinny jeans and dark-rimmed glasses on a near-daily basis? Or are you someone who's passionate about the environment and sustainability? If so, you're probably interested in what Canadian universities are doing to foster and support these sub-cultures.

10 of Canada's Best University Residences | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Living

University residence (a.k.a. "res") is an important topic -- it can make a real impact on your first-year experience. UniversityHub has surveyed over 1,000 Canadian university students to see how their residences stacked up. Let's see if yours made the top 10.

McGill's Med School Put On Probation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada

Numerous standards were lacking that seriously compromised the quality of the medical education program, according to the accrediting association.

Medical Pot Registry In Quebec Called World's 1st

CBC | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Living

Medical marijuana users in Quebec can now help shed light on the drug's long-term safety and effectiveness through a new registry at McGill Universi...

Four Canadian Schools Make It Onto Top Academic List

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living

Four Canadian universities have made it onto a prestigious list of the top schools in the world. The University of Toronto, The University of Brit...

Do You Know the Zuckerbergs of the Snack Food Industry?

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada
Nancy A. Shenker

The oldest Wink team member is 27. Does that help or hurt them? According to Wolff, "Our youth is a double-edged sword. We are flexible when it comes to making decisions and make them swiftly, while being able to stay up all night working if need be. We're also the same age as the majority of our customers -- allowing us to truly tap into the pulse of their wants and needs."

What I Learned This Week: What I Would Do If I Were 22 (Again!)

Andy Nulman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada
Andy Nulman

I am very conscious of what and how I eat. And I am exercise-obsessive, not just working out like a grunting fiend, but also evangelizing my tools of choice TRX and Rip-Trainer to anyone who will listen, and many who won't. These two immutable elements of a healthy lifestyle were unfathomably foreign to me back then.

McGill Discovers New Molecule

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers at McGill University in Montreal have identified a new molecule present only in humans and primates, low quantities of which could indicat...

What I Learned This Week: The Three-Word Secret to Tourism Success

Andy Nulman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Andy Nulman

Most greeting moves are micro, but their effects are macro.They set the mood and the tone for one's stay, no matter how long and no matter where, be it a few nights in property, two weeks at a destination or even an hour or so at a simple restaurant or attraction.

Want to Vote as an Anglophone Student in Quebec? Good Luck

Ilia Blinderman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Politics
Ilia Blinderman

Several students were able to register following initial rejection by returning and speaking to different revisors or to their supervisors. This eventual success, however, underscores the fact that that when insufficient linguistic precision is coupled with haphazard revisor training, registration becomes subservient to bureaucratic fickleness; that is to say, it degenerates into a crapshoot.

What I Learned This Week: Here Are The Crayons

Andy Nulman | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Since January, I've been teaching a somewhat different type of course at McGill University. While saddled with the unfortunate standard curriculum name "Marketing and Society," the class is anything but. I think it's the different nature of the work that may be throwing them.

What I Learned This Week: A Great Lesson Lasts Forever

Andy Nulman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

A great lesson lasts forever. Even when you forget it for a while. Unaffected by fads, by progress, by technology, by trends, by the march of time or the charge of the light brigade, Great Lessons are eternal.

What I Learned This Week: You Are What You Share

Andy Nulman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

These days, given the overwhelming tsunami of social media, the conventional wisdom of who we are has shifted away from us and onto others, to become "You Are What You Share"...whether you choose to share your feelings about food, clothing, French lawyers/politicians, or the act of sharing itself.

It Will Bend, But Not Break

The Huffington Post | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Living

It may soon be possible for people in glass houses to throw stones, chuck wine glasses, but still not hit each other over the head with wine bottles, ...

The Best Schools In Canada For Making Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Business

It’s been named one of the best party schools in North America by such illustrious sources as Playboy magazine, and now Ontario’s Western Universi...