The next best thing to owning a crystal ball

I needed a new job. My job as a social worker was becoming increasingly incompatible with my job as a mother of three, and my writing job alone couldn’t pay the bills. My friend suggested I contact Lorna MacEachern, the Associate Director for Student Engagement in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Apparently, Lorna was seeking… Read More The next best thing to owning a crystal ball

Crossing the Seas: Behind the Blood and the Hope of African Students 

“I don’t know what I am doing here,” he said. This is a statement I heard recently from a colleague from the African continent studying at McGill University. Poking further, I needed to understand the perspectives, his challenges and what could have led to making such a statement. My understanding through relating with many ambitious young people over the years is the level… Read More Crossing the Seas: Behind the Blood and the Hope of African Students 

An interview with the Chair of McGill’s Board of Governors Ram Panda

The Chair of the Board of Governors, Ram Panda, a former McGill University graduate student himself, sits down with GradLife McGill. Offering his advice to current students, he discusses graduate school, social media, his passion for sustainability and the importance of creating a better world for generations to come. GradLife McGill is about sharing the… Read More An interview with the Chair of McGill’s Board of Governors Ram Panda