McGill is more than a university

It’s a place where you can

Find partners for community projects 

Seek innovative solutions to grow your business

and spend a family day out

Community Programs

McGill Particle Physics Masterclass

The McGill Particle Physics Masterclass introduces students to a day in the life of a particle physicist.

Habitat

Partnering with government and non-profit organizations to protect ecosystems from climate change.
Medical students

CHASM Incubator (Community Health and Social Medicine Incubator)

Students using an incubator model to solve targeted health problems in the community.

BrainReach North

An online science education resource designed to bring fun, accessible neuroscience learning activities to teachers and students in remote communities.

McGill Bird Observatory

The McGill Bird Observatory welcomes volunteers to help monitor much-loved local bird species at the beautiful Stoneycroft Wildlife Area.

Events

sustainability

McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI) Sustainability Research...

The Symposium brings together students, faculty, and the wider McGill community to discuss sustainability research at McGill across many different disciplines. It promotes a sustainable future using McGill’s greatest asset: its collective brainpower.
Lecture

Mossman Lectures

Two lecture series focussed on The History of Science and of Ideas.  The speakers delve into issues that are at the junction between science, art, and technology.

POWE Conference for Future Women in Engineering

The annual POWE Conference for Future Women in Engineering is an all-day event for high school and CEGEP girls who have a strong interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  The conference is for girls who have a strong passion for engineering and those who are curious about what…

McGill Physics Hackathon

Everyone is welcome to the wonderful world of scientific computing.  Participants will work on projects that unite the physical sciences and computing.  Experts from academia and industry will also be on hand to help with the projects.

Science Literacy Week @ McGill

The McGill library offers fun and easy to understand lectures, events and activities that convey the excitement and influence of science in our everyday lives.

McGill Cares: Webcasts about dementia

Explore conversations with leading experts on topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia.

Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and...

A forum for the general public to engage with students, professors, government officials and industry professionals to discuss advancements in sustainability through engineering and design.

Things to see and do

Plant scavenger hunt

Solve riddles, find the plants, and take pictures.

Maude Abbott Museum

How medical school students learned in the late 1800’s.

Fossil exploration guide

Fossil hunting on McGill’s campus and downtown Montreal

Gault Nature Reserve

A thousand hectares of primeval forest preserved for research and public enjoyment

Redpath Museum

Visit the Redpath Museum for exhibits on the history of life and world cultures, as well as…

Macdonald Outdoor Gym (TrekFit)

An outdoor gym featuring fun, challenging equipment and on-site move guides

McGill Athletic Facilities

Some of the finest recreation and athletics facilities in the country, offering a wide range of programs

Downtown Campus

McGill's lush downtown campus is dotted with gardens, statues and stately greystone buildings

McCord Museum of Canadian History

A museum dedicated to the preservation, study and appreciation of Montreal’s social history

Le Salon 1861

Universities, entrepreneurs, citizens, non-profits and businesses meet here to redefine how we work, live, and play together

Morgan Arboretum

A 245-hectare forested reserve open year-round with 25 km of scenic walking and cross-country ski trails

Plant scavenger hunt

Solve riddles, find the plants, and take pictures.

Maude Abbott Museum

How medical school students learned in the late 1800’s.

Fossil exploration guide

Fossil hunting on McGill’s campus and downtown Montreal

Gault Nature Reserve

A thousand hectares of primeval forest preserved for research and public enjoyment

McGill Athletic Facilities

Some of the finest recreation and athletics facilities in the country, offering a wide range of programs

Downtown Campus

McGill's lush downtown campus is dotted with gardens, statues and stately greystone buildings

McCord Museum of Canadian History

A museum dedicated to the preservation, study and appreciation of Montreal’s social history