Graduate Orientation 2022

Graduate Student Orientation Session and General Meeting for ALL Graduate Students - FALL 2022

Thursday, August 25, 2022@ 10:00 a.m

Location Burnside Hall, Room 1104 


Orientation Session for New Graduate Students

  • (10:00 am – 10:10 am) Introductions by Department Chair
  • (10:10 am – 10:25 am) Overview of the Graduate Program by Professor Jerome Vetois, GPD
  • (10:25 am – 10:30 am) Remarks by Jason Stillman, Graduate Program Coordinator
  • (10:30 am – 10:40 am) Information on the ISM, presented by Alexandra Haedrich, ISM representative
  • (10:40 am – 10:50 am) Presentation on computing
  • (10:50 am – 10:55 am) Information on the Schulich Library, presented by April Colosimo
  • (10:55 am – 11:10 am) GPS outreach initiative to provide information on graduate funding opportunities
  • (11:10 am – 11:20 am) Information on Mitacs, presented by Noha Gerges
  • (11:20 am – 11:30 am) Q&A


General Meeting for All Graduate Students

  • (11:30 am - 11:35 am am) Opening remarks
  • (11:35 am - 11:45 am) Discussion of graduate student activities. Information regarding graduate student positions on departmental committees, presented by Gavin Barill
  • (11:45 am - 11:50 am) Orientation Student Ambassador: overview of McGill services relevant to students' academic success, well-being, and professional development
  • (11:50 am - 12:00 pm) AGSEM


Breakout Sessions

  • (12:00 pm – 12:30 pm) Breakout Meeting for Research Groups TBC


Analysis: Hosted by Prof. Jerome Vetois

Number Theory: Hosted by Prof. Eyal Goren

Applied Math: Hosted by Prof. Rustum Choksi 

Probability: Hosted by Prof. Elliot Paquette 

Geometry/Topology: Hosted by Prof. Pengfei Guan

Statistics: Hosted by Prof. David Stephens, Room BURN 1205


Please make every effort to attend the events. Although the morning orientation session is intended primarily for new students, we invite any interested returning students and staff to participate as well.

All graduate students are expected to attend the General meeting and Breakout Sessions.


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