Fall Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm

Closed for Lunch: 12-1:30pm


Step 2: Register for online Buddy Volunteer Training




OCT 25, Thursday


Registration opens 2 weeks prior

NOV 13, Tuesday


Registration opens 2 weeks prior


This 1-hour training webinar is designed to help you:




  • Understand your role and responsibilities as a Buddy Volunteer
  • Identify and appreciate culturally-influenced communication styles
  • Engage in culturally-sensitive and respectful dialogue with new international students
  • Identify ways to facilitate the new student's transition to McGill and Montreal
  • Refer students to resources that can answer their questions about specific topics
  • Understand the importance of respecting student privacy and confidentiality
  • Identify ways in which the experience will benefit your own development



Next Sessions:


*EDT = Eastern Daylight Time (click here to find the equivalent time in another time zone)

Every webinar will be followed by a live Q&A session to answer any question you might have about the McGill International Buddy Program