The graduate experience

McGill has ranked among the top 25 universities globally for 12 consecutive years, and consistently places first as the best university in Canada for Doctoral/Medical studies.
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The ability to balance academic excellence with extracurricular activities is another hallmark of the McGill student. 

In choosing McGill, you’ll join a distinguished community of scholars, consisting of nearly 10,000 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, from across the globe, making connections that will last a lifetime.

During your time here, you’ll form relationships with your peers in seminars and labs, and during the many social activities at McGill or in Montreal. McGill grad students achieve work-life balance by complementing their research work with social, cultural, and physical activities. The Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) offers an array of services and events, including parties and group trips.