GPS continues to support the McGill graduate community with staff working remotely.

QS Best Student Cities 2022

Montreal and Boston tie for 9th place and first among North American cities in the 2022 QS Best Student Cities ranking.

View the full ranking here.

2021 Vanier and Banting Recipients

Congratulations to our 2021 Vanier and Banting recipients!

Read more about our 2021 Vanier Scholars here, and our 2021 Banting Fellows here.

Relève étoile Jacques-Genest July 2021

Congratulations to Sara Larivière, PhD student in Neuroscience, who received the July 2021 Prix Relève étoile Jacques-Genest.

Read more about her award-winning research here.

McGill breaks Top 30 in global university rankings, tying for 27th

For the second consecutive year, McGill jumps four spots in the QS World University Rankings, tying for the 27th best university in the world, according to the eighteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings.


Read more here.


Charles R. Drew Graduate Fellowships Launch

Asia Blackman, a recent Howard graduate and an incoming grad student in Epidemiology at McGill, is the the inaugural recipient of the Charles R. Drew Fellowships. Read more about the Fellowships and Asia here.

2021 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar

Congratulations to Anick Desrosiers, PhD student in Social Work, who is one of the 2021 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholars.

Read more about Anick's work here.

2021 SWAAC Student Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Danielle Nadin (MSc, Neuroscience) is the 2021 recipient of the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada Student Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Visit the SWAAC site to read more about the Award and Danielle's contributions to promoting equitable and inclusive spaces in STEM and broad academia.

2021 SWAAC Graduate Award of Merit

Emilie Parent (PhD candidate in Physics) is one of the 2021 recipients of the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada Graduate Award of Merit.

Visit the SWAAC site to read more about the Award and Emilie's contributions to the grad community.

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.

Supervision SKILLSETS Graphos

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