Race & Cultural Diversity

Clubs & Services for Students

Black Law Students' Association of McGill

Promotes the needs and concerns of Black law students to the general public and legal community; also serves as a support and mentorship network, providing resources and support to students of colour's academic and professional pursuits.

Website: https://www.lsa-aed.ca/Clubs/Black-Law-Students%27-Association-of-McGill-%7C-Association-des-%C3%A9tudiant-e-s-noirs-en-droit-de-McGill
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BLSAMcGill/

Black Students' Network of McGill

A service of the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) that works to sensitize the McGill community to issues concerning Black peoples and towards making the McGill campus safe and accessible for Black students in order to support their academic success as well as mental and physical well-being.

Website: https://bsn.ssmu.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackStudentsNetworkOfMcGill

First Peoples' House

Works to provide a sense of community and a voice to Indigenous students who have left their home communities in order to pursue higher education. They provide support to both prospective and current students to promote community and cultural well-being and academic success.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/fph/
Phone: 514-398-3217
Email: firstpeopleshouse [at] mcgill.ca

McGill International Student Services

Supports the growth, progress, and success of international students at McGill, and aims to ease their transition to a new school, a new home and a new country.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/internationalstudents/

McGill Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

Your religious and spiritual hub on campus. Offers resources and activities, including workshops, events, publications, lounge and meditation space free of charge and open to all McGill students who pay student services fees.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/morsl/
Phone: 514-398-4104
Email: morsl [at] mcgill.ca

SSMU List of Religion and Culture Clubs

The Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) has a comprehensive list of every SSMU-based club centered around religion and/or culture.

Website: https://ssmu.ca/clubs/religion-culture-clubs/

Subcommittee on Racialized and Ethnic Persons

A multi-stakeholder group committed to advancing issues and policies of importance to Racialized and Ethnic Persons in the McGill community. Membership is open to all students, staff and faculty.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/rep-equity/

Services for Staff

Black Staff Employee Resource Group (ERG)

Are you looking to meet fellow Black support/admin staff members at McGill? The Black Staff ERG, created in Summer 2021, consists of Black McGill employees looking for community, a sounding board, and opportunities to collaborate and share resources. 

Please email the Employment Equity Advisor, sara.pierre [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Black%20Staff%20ERG) (Sara Pierre), to receive monthly meeting invites and access to our Teams page. 

Subcommittee on Racialized and Ethnic Persons

A multi-stakeholder group committed to advancing issues and policies of importance to Racialized and Ethnic Persons in the McGill community. Membership is open to all students, staff and faculty.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/rep-equity/


McGill University is on land which has 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 peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.


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