3MT National Competition: Vote for Kashif Khan!

Cast your vote for McGill's 3MT Winner Kashif Khan to win Canada's 3MT People's Choice Award!

Tomlinson Talks 2017

GPS is thrilled to host the annual Tomlinson Talks in honour of Dr. Richard H. Tomlinson, for Scholars to showcase their exceptional graduate research. Congratulations to the 6 Scholars who showcased their incredible research on April 19, 2017.

Prof. Julie Cumming honoured for graduate teaching excellence

Professor Julie Cumming, Associate Professor of Music History and Musicology, Interim Dean of the Schulich School of Music, has received the Graduate Faculty Teaching Award (Doctoral-level) 2016-2017  from the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS).

Étudiant-chercheur étoile April 2017

Simon Papillon-Cavanagh, PhD student in Medicine was named Étudiant-chercheur étoile in April 2017 by the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ). Read more here.

From atmospheric chemistry to Academy Award?

Bryan Lee, an M.Sc. student in the Ariya atmospheric and interfacial chemistry research group won the first prize at the Science, action! video contest hosted by The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). 

Science, action!: Arctic Nesting Birds

Congratulations to Émile Brisson-Curadeau on his 2nd place win at the Science, action! video contest (French language) hosted by The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). 

McGill's 2017 3-Minute Thesis / Ma thèse en 180 secondes Finalists

Congratulations to all the finalists of the 3MT/MT180. Read more about our winners here.

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.