McGill University will be increasing its in-person teaching and learning activities in the winter term, according to an update posted by the administration Wednesday on the university’s website.
Despite two outbreaks of COVID-19 transmission in two McGill residences earlier this fall, the university notes there have been no cases of transmission in its academic or workplace settings since March.
“We have heard from students that they are seeking connection to McGill, and we know many instructors and administrative and support staff are also missing opportunities to connect with students in-person,” says the update by Associate Provost (Teaching and Academic Programs) Christopher Buddle and Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Fabrice Lebeau. .
“We want to provide safe opportunities for these connections, if conditions permit.