Congratulations to all graduating students!

Congratulations to all of our graduate students, who received their diplomas during the Spring Convocation ceremonies. View the 2018 ceremonies here.

SSHRC announces 25 finalists of 2018 Storytellers

Congratulations to Shannon Herrick (Kinesiology), Jay Olson (Psychiatry), and Harprit Singh (Bioethics), finalists of the 2018 SSHRC-CRSH Storytellers research communication challenge.
See their entries here

3-Minute Thesis: Placebo machines to treat migraines and ADHD

Congratulations to Jay Olson (Psychiatry). Winner of McGill's 2018 3MT Competition, 2nd Place Winner of the 2018 CAGS Eastern Regional 3MT Competition, and Winner of the 2018 NAGS 3MT Competition.
See his presentation here.

Celebrating researchers who help spread the word

Congratulations to PhD student Vanessa Sung (Biochemistry) and postdoctoral researcher Tina Gruosso (Oncology), joint winners of The Principal’s Prizes for Engagement Through Media in the graduate student category. Read more here.

Exploring New Paths : An Interview with McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier shares the graduate, personal, and academic experiences that have shaped who she is today, as well as her aspirations for Masters, PhD students and PostDoctoral fellows at McGill in 2018 and beyond. Read more here.

Ceremony marks beginning of McGill-Kyoto joint PhD program

The launch of Kyoto-McGill International Collaborative Program in Genomic Medicine marks the first time McGill has entered into a joint Ph.D. program with another university. Read more here.

McGill tops Maclean’s rankings for 13th straight year

For the 13th year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions in the medical-doctoral category.

Read more

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Welcome to McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) website. Whether you're a current graduate student, a postdoctoral researcher, or a member of the University's faculty or staff and involved in graduate studies and postdoctoral scholarship, our goal is to ensure that you have all the tools and info you need to make your experience an unbridled success.

Explore this site to find details about funding opportunities, thesis guidelines, supervision, and much more.


GPS mission statement, organizational structure, Council, and GPS Awards.

Prospective Students

Interested in studying at McGill? Visit our Grad Applicants website to find out how to apply and about fees.

Graduate Students

All the information you need from registration to graduation.


Information on funding opportunities, how to prepare an application, and how to accept and maintain awards.


From the first draft to final e-thesis submission for Master’s and Doctoral students, supervisors, and academic units.

Faculty and Staff

Admissions, GPA calculations, and responsibilities of supervisors, professors, and academic units.


Categories of postdocs, registration, and work permits for international postdocs.


Graduate services, graduate program, and postdoc contacts, and GradProg webform.