MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Canada, Quebec

Welcoming students from over 150 countries, McGill University is one of Canada’s best institutions for higher learning and one of the best research-intensive universities in the world and the only university in Canada to be a part of Global University Leaders Forum (GULF). Founded in 1821, McGill University has been home to Nobel prize-winning research on the nature of radioactivity, the invention of artificial blood cells, Plexiglas and much more advanced research driving human achievement in every field imaginable. The university provides education to over 40,000 students enrolled in over 400 programs in more than 80 departments teaching subjects like agriculture, arts, dentistry, law, medicine, management and many more. McGill University is known for its MBA and LLM program worldwide. The university is a member of Association of American Universities and Universitas 21 which places it amount one of the leading research institutes globally. 

Campus Life

The main campus is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The main Downtown campus provides accommodation to 3000 students with the necessities and public transport at an accessible distance. The MacDonald Campus is where most of the research happens. The sports and exercise facilities include gymnasium, pool, tennis courts and much more. The university attracts almost 20% of international students every year. The student’s society at McGill University caters to students who want to pursue interests outside of academics as well. Queer McGill has been supporting the students at the university since 1972. The student-run media includes print, radio and television.

Noted Alumni

The 275,000 living alumni of this prestigious institution are residing in about 180 countries as world leaders, astronauts, Nobel laureates and established professionals in the field of arts, science, business and public service. Some notable names include Justin Trudeau, the current and 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, William Shatner, known for his role in Star Trek, James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, Yoshua Bengio, who won the Turing Award in 2018 and many more.