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Why study at SIS?

The SIS difference!

Here are some great reasons to apply to the McGill School of Information Studies:

> Reputation

McGill University is renowned for its high academic standards, world-class faculty and international dimension. SIS alumni are appreciated in many parts of the world. Studying here means becoming a member of a great community.

> Location

The School is located in the heart of bilingual and multicultural Montreal, a ‎wonderful city by any standard. Indeed, Montréal, c’est magnifique!‎ Not only is Montreal noted as the friendliest Canadian city for students in the QS Best Student Cities 2015, it is also ranked the 8th most student-friendly city worldwide! 

> Experience

For more than 100 years, SIS has been at the forefront of education of ‎information professionals, training leaders in the field.‎

> Flexibility

The master's program curriculum offers a highly flexible of areas of interest and courses, enabling students to craft a program based on interests and career goals.

> Professional experience

Our master's program offers students the opportunity to enroll in a practicum program and gain real-world, practical experience at impressive practicum sites.

> Employment

Our employment surveys reveal that a majority of our masters ‎students enjoy a professional position within a year of graduation, and a majority of our PhD graduates have been hired by other information schools. View our most recent Graduate Placement survey on our Careers page.

> Involvement

SIS students and student groups take an active role in the ‎life of the School, and our alumni maintain close relationships with us.

> Connection

SIS professors and students are members of many local, national and ‎international professional and scholarly associations, and attend numerous conferences ‎annually.


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