Information for International Students

Any student who is neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident is considered an international student. Around 15% of our current graduate students are international students. Find out more through the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website


Immigration Process

International students are responsible for ensuring that all the required immigration documents are processed before entering Canada. International Student Services Office provides detailed information about the required documents and immigration process. 


Compulsory International Health Insurance

McGill requires all international students and their accompanying dependents to participate in the compulsory McGill International Health Insurance Plan administered by International Student Services Office.


Buddy Program

Buddy Program pairs new international students with current students who provide the friendly face and a helping hand. Find your Buddy here

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