Exploring New Paths : An Interview with McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier shares the graduate, personal, and academic experiences that have shaped who she is today, as well as her aspirations for Masters, PhD students and PostDoctoral fellows at McGill in 2018 and beyond. Read more here.

Ceremony marks beginning of McGill-Kyoto joint PhD program

The launch of Kyoto-McGill International Collaborative Program in Genomic Medicine marks the first time McGill has entered into a joint Ph.D. program with another university. Read more here.

“Real life vampires” win the Macdonald Campus 3MT competition

Winners of the 2018 Lister 3 Minute Thesis Competition (l to r): Véronique Boyer, 2nd Place and People’s Choice; Mark Kaji, 1st Place; and Karolin Dietrich 3rd Place. Read more here.

Annual Principal’s prize for public engagement through media

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are eligible to apply for the Principal’s prize for public engagement through media. For more information, please consult the guidelines

Mitacs Master’s Award for Outstanding Innovation

Congratulations to Justine Behan, a graduate of the Ingram School of Nursing, for receiving the Mitacs Master’s Award for Outstanding Innovation for her incredible work as a Master’s student to improve the lives of children living with cancer in India. 

Étudiant-chercheur étoile Award October 2017

Olanrewaju Ayokunle, PhD students in Biomedical Engineering, has been named the Étudiant-chercheur étoile in Fonds Nature et technologies for October 2017. Read more about his research here

SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarships to Honour Nelson Mandela: 2016 Competition Awards

Congratulations to Hugo Cossette-Lefebvre (Philosophy) and Marie-Ève Melanson (Religious Studies) on receiving the Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards to Honour Nelson Mandela. Read more about their research here.

McGill tops Maclean’s rankings for 13th straight year

For the 13th year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions in the medical-doctoral category.

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Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Welcome to McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) website. Whether you're a current graduate student, a postdoctoral researcher, or a member of the University's faculty or staff and involved in graduate studies and postdoctoral scholarship, our goal is to ensure that you have all the tools and info you need to make your experience an unbridled success.

Explore this site to find details about funding opportunities, thesis guidelines, supervision, and much more.


GPS mission statement, organizational structure, Council, and GPS Awards.

Prospective Students

Interested in studying at McGill? Visit our Grad Applicants website to find out how to apply and about fees.

Graduate Students

All the information you need from registration to graduation.


Information on funding opportunities, how to prepare an application, and how to accept and maintain awards.


From the first draft to final e-thesis submission for Master’s and Doctoral students, supervisors, and academic units.

Faculty and Staff

Admissions, GPA calculations, and responsibilities of supervisors, professors, and academic units.


Categories of postdocs, registration, and work permits for international postdocs.


Graduate services, graduate program, and postdoc contacts, and GradProg webform.