We provide tertiary and quaternary care to the population of Montreal and Quebec. [138], For out-of-province first year undergraduate students, a high school average of 95% is required to receive a guaranteed one-year entrance scholarship. [61] This expansion of the campus continued until 1920. On their return to Canada after the war, Major George McDonald and Major George Currie formed the accounting firm McDonald Currie, which later became one of the founders of Price Waterhouse Coopers. Basketball (M) Basketball (W) Cross Country (M/W) Field Hockey (W) Football (M) Ice Hockey (M) Ice Hockey (W) Rugby (W) Soccer (M) Soccer (W) Swimming (M/W) Track & Field (M/W) Volleyball (W) Alpine Ski (M/W) Badminton (M/W) Golf (M/W) Rugby (M) Rowing (M/W) Baseball (M) Lacrosse (M) Artistic Swimming (W) Woodsmen (M/W) … [117][118], McGill is also the recipient of the largest single philanthropic gift in Canadian history, a $200 million donation to fund the creation of the McCall MacBain Scholarships programme. [186] In computing, MUSIC/SP, software for mainframes once popular among universities and colleges around the world, was developed at McGill. [143] McGill is also partnered with the STEM initiative Schulich Leader Scholarships, awarding an $80,000 scholarship to an incoming engineering student and a $60,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in science/technology/mathematics each year. This publicly funded, co-educational research university is controlled by the Chancellor Richard Pound who is helped by the Chair of governors and principal heather Munroe-Blun. [11] McGill is also one of only two non-American universities to be a member of the Association of American Universities. The International Relations Students Association of McGill (IRSAM) publishes the world's only all-inclusive international relations research journal, the McGill International Review[206] and currently has consultative status with the UN's Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). "[115] The largest goal of any Canadian university fundraising campaign in history,[115][116] the campaign was officially closed on 18 June 2013 having raised more than $1 billion. Many of the major university buildings were constructed using local grey limestone, which serves as a unifying element. It was designed in 1906 by Percy Nobbs, three years into his term as director of the University's School of Architecture. [32], McGill's main campus is situated in downtown Montreal at the foot of Mount Royal. [94] Other student projects include The Flat: Bike Collective, which promotes alternative transportation, and the Farmer's Market, which occurs during the fall harvest. Due to the large postdoctoral student population, the PGSS also contains a semi-autonomous Association of Postdoctoral Fellows (APF). [71], McGill was instrumental in founding several major universities and colleges. In 2007, McGill premiered its Office of Sustainability and added a second full-time position in this area, the Director of Sustainability in addition to the Sustainability Officer. This was a turning point for public education in Lower Canada as the schools were created by legislation, the District Public Schools Act of 1807, which showed the government's willingness to support the costs of education and even the salary of a schoolmaster. Higher Education Perspectives 1 (1996–97). | Contact / About | Privacy Policy. [87] Official communication with politicians has been ongoing since 2016. (2003). McGill is known for its strong Baseball, hockey and lacrosse programs. Name and Address McGill University News office: Media Relations 805 Sherbrooke St. W, Ste. Most second-year students transition to off-campus apartment housing. 845 Sherbrooke St. [268] Other prominent science alumni include the inventor of the artificial cell Thomas Chang,[269] inventor of the internet search engine Alan Emtage,[270] and Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio. Décarie Montreal, QC H4A 3J1- Montreal Children's Hospital - Royal Victoria Hospital [210] The McGill Tribune currently publishes once a week, circulating approximately 11,000 copies across campus. McGill is a founding member of Universitas 21, an international network of leading research-intensive universities that work together to expand their global reach and advance their plans for internationalization. In 1969, the nationalist McGill français movement demanded McGill become francophone, pro-nationalist, and pro-worker. [250], The school also competes in the annual "Old Four (IV)" soccer tournament, with Queen's University, the University of Toronto and the University of Western Ontario. In Memorial Hall, there are two Stained Glass Regimental badge World War I and World War II Memorial Windows by Charles William Kelsey c. In 1829 it was established as the nation’s first faculty of medicine. [11], McGill offers degrees and diplomas in over 300 fields of study, with the highest average entering grades of any Canadian university. William Spier designed the addition of West Wing of the Arts Building for William Molson, 1861. [205], Many large organizations, including NGOs, have a local presence on campus. McGill University is proud to be a great research centre that covers many disciplines like physical sciences, engineering, management, languages, medicine, law, music and agriculture. McGill is the home to more than 10,000 foreign students who make up of more than 27% of the student population. [189] The Osler Library of the History of Medicine is the largest medical history library in Canada and one of the most comprehensive in the world. The McGill coat of arms is derived from an armorial device assumed during his lifetime by the founder of the University, James McGill. The Morgan Arboretum was created in 1945. Glen site. [197] Almost half of McGill students claim a first language other than English. [119] 22% of all students are enrolled in the Faculty of Arts, McGill's largest academic unit. [73] Osler eventually became the first Physician-in-Chief of the new Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, US in 1889. For the undergraduate faculty of the arts, tuition fees vary for in-province, out-of-province, and international students, with full-time Quebec students paying around $4,333.10[134] per year, Canadian students from other provinces paying around $9,509.30[134] per year, and international students paying $22,102.57–$41,815.92 per year. These courses are offered both for undergraduate and postgraduate studies. [102][dead link], In 1998, the Faculty of Management launched their MBA Japan program, the first Canadian degree program offered in Japan, with teaching facilities at Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo.[103]. The McGill University Libraries. Notable members of the Hall of Fame include James Naismith and Sydney Pierce. Contact McGill University Health Centre. McGill University is a public institution that was founded in 1821 and is located in Quebec, Canada. It chartered Victoria College in 1903 as an affiliated junior college of McGill, offering first and second-year courses in arts and science, until it became today's University of Victoria. 95% of MBA students are bilingual and 60% are trilingual. A McGill University student has filed a $1.5-million lawsuit against the school, the McGill Daily newspaper, two student associations and a … In 1896, the McGill School of Architecture was the second architecture school to be established in Canada, six years after the University of Toronto in 1890.[58]. Built in 1882, the Redpath is the oldest building in Canada built specifically to be a museum. Canada. "[139], The university has joined Project Hero, a scholarship program cofounded by General (Ret'd) Rick Hillier for the families of fallen Canadian Forces members. 110 James Admin Montreal Quebec H3A 0G4 … He led the creation of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1893. Based in Montreal, McGill University ranks among Canada's most prestigious universities, attracting thousands of international students from over 150 countries every year, and the highest percentage of PhD students of any Canadian research university. Following an expansion project completed in 2010, it now seats just over 25,000,[226] and is the current home field of the Montreal Alouettes. [17] In 2020, the Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked the university 78th in world, and 3rd in Canada. The university is ranked as the 28th best in the world by the THE. [106] The University's patent of arms was subsequently granted by the Garter King at Arms in 1922, registered in 1956 with Lord Lyon King of Arms in Edinburgh, and in 1992 with the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada. [101], Until the late 19th century, McGill had also owned parkland atop the Westmount Summit, which was used as a botanical garden. [2] The third Lord Bishop of Quebec, The Right Reverend Dr. George Mountain, (DCL, Oxford) was appointed the first principal of McGill College and a professor of divinity. [234] McGill alumnus James Naismith invented basketball in early December 1891. and PhD degrees, and covering the history, culture, and civilization of Islam; the Institute is also served by one of the richest libraries in North America on Islamic studies. Until the 1970s, all female undergraduate students, known as "Donaldas," were considered to be members of RVC. Buildings designed by Andrew Taylor include the Redpath Museum (1880), Macdonald Physics Building (1893), the Redpath Library (1893), the Macdonald Chemistry Building (1896)—now known as the Macdonald-Harrington Building, the Macdonald Engineering Building (1907)—now known as the Macdonald-Stewart Library Building, and the Strathcona Medical Building (1907)—since renamed the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building. In addition, McGill alumni and professors, Sir William Osler and Howard Atwood Kelly, were among the four founders and early faculty members of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The lifelong study courses offered here include management studies in various fields, accountancy, education, English, French, and translation studies. [179] McGill's researchers are supported by the McGill University Library, which comprises 13 branch libraries and holds over six million items. The University publishes a guide to the use of the University's arms and motto. With over 3,000 books in print and numerous awards and bestsellers, our goal is to produce rigorously edited, beautifully produ [36] Other notable inventions by McGill ers or alumni include the world's first artificial cell,[37] web search engine,[38] and charge-couple device,[39] among others. Axelrod, Paul. [55], Although McGill College received its Royal Charter in 1821, it was inactive until 1829 when the Montreal Medical Institution, which had been founded in 1823, became the college's first academic unit and Canada's first medical school. [162] The Globe and Mail's Canadian University Report 2019 categorised McGill as "above average" for its financial aid, student experience and research, and as "average" for its library resources. W. Montreal McGill University is a member of the Association of American Universities since 1926, an organization including the top North American research universities. [140] For in-course scholarships in particular, students must be within the top 5% of their faculty. [34] Other McGill alumni founded the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry in the 1880s. The War Memorial Hall (more generally known as Memorial Hall) is a landmark building on the campus of McGill University. Women's education at McGill began in 1884, when Donald Smith (later the Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal), began funding separate lectures for women, given by university staff members. McGill University has over 34,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. These include the first President of the University of British Columbia Frank Wesbrook,[259] co-founder of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine William Osler,[260] and the first President of the University of Alberta Henry Marshall Tory. Principal George Jehoshaphat Mountain, 1824-1835. [192], The McGill Medical Museum catalogues, preserves, conserves and displays collections that documents the study and practice of medicine at McGill University and its associated teaching hospitals. There is a special emphasis on pathology; there are 2000 fluid filled-preserved anatomical and pathological specimens. Retrieved July 18, 2020, from. " [citation needed], McGill launched the Campaign McGill campaign in October 2007,[114] with the goal of raising over $750 million for the purpose of further "attracting and retaining top talent in Quebec, to increase access to quality education and to further enhance McGill's ability to address critical global problems. Despite strong increases in university enrolment across North America,[131] McGill has upheld a relatively low and appealing student-faculty ratio of 16:1. He is also responsible for the creation of Bishop's University in 1843 and Bishop's College School in 1836 in the Eastern Townships. They also include the Institute of Islamic Studies (established in 1952) which offers graduate courses leading to the M.A. [93] The project, which has received approval from the provincial government, was, in 2003, expected to be complete by 2010. These cooperations allow the university to graduate over 1,000 students in health care each year. Our stores are located on the University’s downtown campus at 680 Sherbrooke Street West and in the Centennial Centre on the Macdonald Campus. 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