The graduate experience

McGill grad students in Old Montreal

McGill grad students in Old Montreal

Old Montreal

Old Montreal

McGill grad students in front of Redpath Museum

McGill grad students in front of Redpath Museum

McGill grad students on lower campus

McGill grad students on lower campus

McGill has ranked among the top 25 universities globally for 12 consecutive years, and consistently places first as the best university in Canada for Doctoral/Medical studies. Visit Why McGill to learn more.

The ability to balance academic excellence with extracurricular activities is another hallmark of the McGill student. 

In choosing McGill, you’ll join a distinguished community of scholars, consisting of nearly 10,000 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, from across the globe, making connections that will last a lifetime.

During your time here, you’ll form relationships with your peers in seminars and labs, and during the many social activities at McGill or in Montreal. McGill grad students achieve work-life balance by complementing their research work with social, cultural, and physical activities. The Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) offers an array of services and events, including parties and group trips.