Quick Links


Be sure to check out our calendar for upcoming workshop dates. Most workshops last from 1-3 hours except where otherwise indicated.

Graduate Orientation

New to McGill? Unsure of all of the Services that are available on campus or how to meet other students? Attend this orientation social for new Graduate Students and Post-doctoral Fellows where you can meet the Dean of your Faculty of Program, meet fellow new students and find out about all of the Offices and ways to get involved on campus. 

Next offering: Please refer to the calendar. Offered at the end of August and beginning of January annually.

Counselling Services Workshops

Feeling a bit lost? Looking for workshops that can help you manage stress in and outside of graduate school? Attend one of the many workshops offered by Counselling Services at McGill. Workshops include:

  • Stress Management
  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Public Speaking
  • Study Skills
  • Social Confidence
  • Academic Stress
  • Act on Anxiety
  • Dealing with Emotions
  • Assertiveness
  • Building Resilience
  • Self-Esteem
  • Think Smart - Live Well

Next offering: Please refer to the calendar or visit the Counselling Services website.

Balancing Act of School, Work & Life

Unsure of how to balance school committments and the rest of your life? Is possible to have a social life in graduate school? Learn techniques on how to better balance your school responsibilities while still allowing yourself some downtime. Specific strategies related to time management will be discussed.

Next offering: Please refer to the calendar.

Why Do We Put Ourselves Through This? Stress Management and Health Living Basics for Graduate Students

Is the stress of graduate school affecting your health and well-being? This session will explore methods that will allow you to reduce stress levels and incorporate healthy habits, including eating, exercise and sleep habits, into your daily routine.

Next offering: Please refer to the calendar.

Financial Awareness Week

Having trouble balancing the books in Graduate School? Need to file taxes in Canada but are unsure of the process? To answer these and other questions, attend one of the workshops offered during financial awareness week. Topics include:

  • Managing your Finances
  • Filling In your Provincial Tax Form: A Hands-On Workshop
  • Filling In your Canadian Federal Tax Form: A Hands-On Workshop
  • Tax Seminar for International Students
  • Tax Seminar for Post-doctoral Fellows
  • Financial Tips for Student Parents

Next offering: Please refer to the calendar.

McGill Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies wordmark

Skillsets: Unlock your potential

McGill Teaching and Learning Services wordmark