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Founded in Montreal, Quebec, in 1821, McGill University is Canada’s top ranked medical doctoral university. McGill is consistently ranked as one of the top universities, both nationally and internationally. It is a world-renowned institution of higher learning with research activities spanning two campuses, 11 faculties, 13 professional schools, 300 programs of study and over 40,000 students, including more than 10,200 graduate students. McGill attracts students from over 150 countries around the world, its 12,800 international students making up 31% per cent of the student body. Over half of McGill students claim a first language other than English, including approximately 19% of our students who say French is their mother tongue.

Fondée en 1821, à Montréal, au Québec, l’Université McGill figure au premier rang des universités canadiennes offrant des programmes de médecine et de doctorat. Elle se classe parmi les meilleures universités au Canada et dans le monde. Institution d’enseignement supérieur de renommée mondiale, l’Université McGill exerce ses activités de recherche dans deux campus, 11 facultés et 13 écoles professionnelles; elle compte 300 programmes d’études et au‑delà de 40 000 étudiants, dont plus de 10 200 aux cycles supérieurs. Elle accueille des étudiants originaires de plus de 150 pays, ses 12 800 étudiants internationaux représentant 31 % de sa population étudiante. Au‑delà de la moitié des étudiants de l’Université McGill ont une langue maternelle autre que l’anglais, et environ 19 % sont francophones.


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Aksi protes di pusat kota Teheran, Iran, atas kematian seorang perempuan muda yang ditahan karena melanggar aturan konservatif negara tentang berpakaian. (AP Photo)

Iran membara: Sekali lagi, perempuan berada di barisan terdepan memperjuangkan perubahan transformatif

Perempuan telah lama menuntut perubahan di Iran. Setelah kematian seorang perempan yang dianggap melanggar aturan hijab, pendemo perempuan memimpin Iran menuju masyarakat yang lebih bebas dan adil.
In this Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, photo obtained by The Associated Press, a police motorcycle burns during a protest over the death of a young woman who had been detained for violating the country’s conservative dress code in downtown Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo)

Iran on fire: Once again, women are on the vanguard of transformative change

Women have long demanded change in Iran. In the aftermath of the death of a woman for a hijab violation, women protesters may be leading their country to a freer and more just society.
An image of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is overlaid with the words ‘don’t attack our democracy’ at a rally to denounce the governor’s immigration policies on Sept. 20, 2022, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

The Republican party’s cruel migrant stunts have very deep roots

The recent anti-migrant actions of the Florida and Texas governors reflect specific hatreds that date back to the very beginnings of European settlement in North America.
Deportation of Tantura’s women and children, from Fureidis to Tulkarm, three weeks after the Israeli takeover. The documentary, Tantura, aims to shed light on the destruction of the Palestinian village in 1948. (Israel State Archive, Benno Rothenberg collection)

Tantura: New documentary sparks debate about Israel and the Palestinian Nakba

The documentary, Tantura, has raised difficult questions about the foundation of Israel and the Palestinian Nakba.
A study suggests that the best practice is to eat the muscle, heart, and liver from weaned seals that are less than six weeks old. (Pierre-Yves Daoust)

What you should know about eating grey seal meat and products from the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Choose the meat, liver and heart of young grey seals (less than six weeks old) and apply standard sanitary measures when handling seals and their products.
Les phoques de moins de 6 semaines représentent le meilleur groupe d'âge à des fins de commercialisation. (Pierre-Yves Daoust)

Pour une consommation éclairée du phoque gris

On recommande de privilégier la viande, le foie et le cœur des jeunes phoques et d’appliquer des mesures sanitaires standard (gants, cuisson) lors de la manipulation des phoques et de leurs produits.
Space exploration is becoming a more feasible reality, prompting a need for international cooperation. (NASA/Unsplash)

Outer space is not the “Wild West”: There are clear rules for peace and war

A new publication clarifies how existing legal frameworks apply to space exploration and development. The McGill Manual also highlights the catastrophic implications of conflict in space.
Nepalese girls rest for observation after receiving the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

War, peace and security: The pandemic’s impact on women and girls in Nepal and Sri Lanka

The impacts of COVID-19 must be incorporated into women, peace and security planning in order to improve the lives of women and girls in postwar countries like Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Des passants devant un panneau d’affichage annonçant la venue de la présidente de la Chambre des représentants des États-Unis, Nancy Pelosi, à Taipei, à Taïwan, le 3 août 2022. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

La visite de Nancy Pelosi à Taïwan provoque un accès de colère chez le gouvernement chinois

Les visites de législateurs étrangers à Taïwan sont courantes. Alors pourquoi la Chine a-t-elle réagi de manière aussi violente à la récente visite de Nancy Pelosi ?
The protagonist at the centre of ‘Summer with the Enemy’ rides horses along the Euphrates and dreams of an equestrian future, but faces uncertainty in a society under seige. (Ahmed Matrix/Wikimedia)

‘Summer with the Enemy’ by Syrian novelist Shahla Ujayli is a searing summer read

Three generations in a Syrian town: The English-to-Arabic translator of the novel that was a finalist for the prestigious International Prize for Arab Fiction discusses the sweeping historical novel.


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