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



PD Education is an online platform that provides professional development resources, interactive webinars, and tools to help masters and doctoral students progress in, and complete their degree.

Provides support in 10 topic areas that are important for your academic and professional success:

  • Academic Writing
  • Argumentation
  • Criticality
  • Getting Published
  • Grad Prep
  • Tools & Hacks
  • Job Prep
  • Research Design
  • Thesis Design & Proposal
  • Wellness

If you have created an IDP using the McGill Individual Development Framework, can also view a list of selected resources and pre-recorded events organized according the McGill categories here:

Tools and Features:

  • Assess your Research Design (self assessment questionnaires)
  • Live webinars
  • Recorded videos & Box Sets
  • Discussion Forums
  • Opt-In experiences (e.g. 30 day writing challenge)
  • Directed learning modules (collection of resources and videos to help with a specific topic)
  • Huge collection of articles and guidelines


Create an account

McGill Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has purchased institutional access to PD.Education, so our students and postdocs can access PD.Education for free by creating an account here:


Once you have created an account, you can use the McGill specific login page to access the resources and find out about upcoming webinars


If you encounter any technical problems accessing the site, please contact: sonia [at]  



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