Celebrate your culture at McGill

Team up with other students 

Students from diverse backgrounds come together at McGill to celebrate their cultures and heritage. Check out diverse student clubs at the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU).

Get support on your way here

International Student Services provides a wealth of information for students arriving from outside of Canada. Get your essentials in place and get connected on campus* 

Connect with a friendly face 

To help you transition to life in Montreal and at McGill, the Buddy Program connects newly admitted international students with returning students.  

Find a First Friend

Connect with a fellow new McGill student based in your region of the world, part of the ISS First Friend program.

*Please note that only the dedicated Immigration Advisor for SCS students at ISS is accessible to Continuing Studies students who have not opted into the Student Services fee.

Join a diverse student body 

Wondering where students are joining us from? McGill is attended by a diverse population
of international students. See where they’re
coming from.  

Find anti-racism and self-care resources at your fingertips.

Join McGill's active community of first-generation students and find support.

Get a taste of home

With Montreal's diverse cultural scene and ethnic dining options, the taste of home
is not too far away! Explore Montreal’s rich food scene.

There’s something for everyone at McGill

Find other types of support and connect with your community on campus.

McGill University is on land that long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst
Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge
and thank the diverse Indigenous people whose footsteps have marked this territory on which
peoples of the world now gather.
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