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Francophone students

Do I need to be bilingual?

No, you don't have to be perfectly bilingual to study at McGill — and yes, we speak French!

1 in 5 of our students are Francophones. You'll hear French spoken around campus, and all across Montreal.

You can submit your work in French and access free English language support through the year.

What can I study?

At McGill, you can build a program around your interests and passions. Design a learning experience that leads to the academic or professional career of your dreams.

What will it cost?

You can learn from world-class professors in one of Canada's leading universities — and it costs the same as attending any other university in Quebec.

Made to find a job you love.

Whether you're working in Quebec, Canada or across the world, your McGill degree will create opportunities. This is the perfect place to build your communication skills before hitting the job market.

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How can I get involved?

There's a club for every interest, culture and cause at McGill — even La Francophonie! You'll have no trouble making new friends, even if you live off campus.

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What's campus like?

McGill attracts driven students, but we also know the value of taking time to relax. On the green, you'll find students relaxing, picnicking and enjoying the tranquility of campus.

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Rising to the challenge

Growing up in La Prairie, Quebec, Chloé Savignac (BSc'20) spoke little English when she left CEGEP. She wasn't sure if should would be able to study in English, but knowing she could submit coursework in French at McGill was a huge help and she accepted the challenge head on.

“I wanted to be around people who are motivated. Future leaders who come from all around the world who are driven by a desire to learn.”

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