Former students discuss the International Summer Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill:
"As a computer science student in France, the ISP program helped me to open my mind to other fascinating areas while having a full Québec experience, and making precious friends from all over the globe. All of it at one of the best institutions in the world."
-Sara Agouzoul, ISP'15
"Instructive, cultural interactions and wonderful people,
these five words sum up the program to me. Over the course of one month, I have learned so much about business and culture. Both classes are outstandingly taught and the field trips are impressive. What I loved the most were all the people involved. Everyone is incredibly friendly and engaging. I made amazing friends and we all had a wonderful time together. This program was one of
my greatest and happiest experiences."
-Jolien Noels, ISP'15
"The courses were really interesting and we had amazing professors who really engaged us. I learnt a lot and also got to interact with so many different people from around the world and made some great friends. Plus, Montreal is simply amazing in the summer! It was really unforgettable!"
-Celine Koh, ISP'14
"I learnt a lot throughout the program, met students from all over the world and different cultural backgrounds. Courses are specifically designed for this program and for people with different cultural backgrounds. The tours were tremendous. Professors and staffs are very nice. Guest speakers & company tours were fantastic."
- Crystal (Jiahui Wang), ISP'14
"Montreal is an amazing city, and ISP is obviously a truly exceptional program, it is important to gain knowledge, it is just as important to experience the local culture. The program is just perfect!
-Albert (Shanwei Zhang), ISP'14
“Montreal is a festive city in the summer. The ISP not only gives me a chance to learn inside the classroom, but also allows me to explore the diverse culture of Montreal and enjoy different festivals, such as the Jazz Festival, Just for Laughs, and the International Fireworks Competition. It is just marvelous!”
-Jane Bube, ISP'12
"The ISP is not only great because of what you learn in the classroom, but also the experiences you share with other students and professors. Simply put, it was the best period of my life. Thanks to the knowledge I’ve gained here, as well as McGill University’s reputation and prestige, I was able to obtain my dream internship in Prague."
-Tereza, Czech Republic, ISP'12
"Going to McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management for the ISP was the best choice I've ever made. It was easy to get addicted to Montreal. The whole trip has given me much more than I expected. I'm aching to go back again!"
- Miffy, Hong Kong, ISP'12
"I have to say I had the perfect time in Montreal. I made a lot of friends from different countries around the world. Additionally, I made great progress in learning English, and even managed to learn some French as well."
- Edwin, Hong Kong, ISP'12
"The International Summer Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management gave me one of the best academic and cultural experiences that I've ever had in my whole life. I had the chance to meet amazing people from different parts of the world and to build friendships that will last forever. Not to mention the uniqueness that permeates the teaching skills of our professors, they were absolutely fantastic! It was a huge pleasure to spend four weeks studying and having fun at McGill University."
- Dana, Brazil, ISP'12
"The McGill ISP has given me insights into life and studying in the lovely city of Montreal. I would strongly recommend it to everyone!"
- Warren, Singapore, ISP'11
"This is the Summer Programme of a lifetime; with so much to learn, see and explore in and around Montreal, you will be immersed in a diverse culture with a lot of fun-filled experiences to be gained! Be sure to apply for this amazing journey!"
- Durwin, Singapore, ISP'11
"The ISP gave me a whole new meaning to branding and competition."
- Gustavo, Brazil, ISP'10
"The ISP is a once-in-a-lifetime experience not to be missed - it offers you a chance to live in the lovely city of Montreal and experience the essence of Canada."
- Hendri, Indonesia, ISP'10
"My summer experience with ISP was absolutely amazing! The program is well-planned by the ever friendly staffs. Not only did I have the chance to study abroad at a prestigious university, I could also explore and enjoy the rich and vibrant culture of Quebec. I had such a memorable summer in Montreal!"
- Alicia, Singapore, ISP'10