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McGill University

McGill University, 845 Sherbrooke Street, W. Montreal, QC, Canada
4.04 / 5 based on 198 reviews.
Description:
Chartered in 1821, McGill began instruction in 1829 with the founding of the Faculty of Medicine. The Faculty of Arts followed in 1843, succeeded by modern languages, commercial studies, and sciences. Over the decades the University steadily added to its programs, facilities, and professional schools.


Programmes
Accreditations
94% of students recommend
198 reviews
Housing
3.7/5
All experiences (198)
Student life
4.4/5
5 stars (78)
Academic
4.0/5
4 stars (90)
Languages
4.5/5
3 stars (24)
Expenses
3.8/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
4.5/5
1 star (0)
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Review by Romanus, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom
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HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: Student Hostel
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? More mature and need more space and quiet
Personal comments:
Excellent, affordable and allowed me to interract with students from other cultures
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
Activities, Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Peel Pub, and MACES CLUBHOUSE. Mcgill Student Centre
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ACADEMIC    
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
Businesses Studies are great and students could take courses at the Contuniuing Education for extra credit.



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
Could laways be improved.

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Personal comments:
Learned French as a second language which was good for an Accounatnt looking for international assignments.
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
Part time work
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Did not have to pay rent at home and buy food.
Travel, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife, Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Shared accommodation reduced rent and library facilities reduced cost of buying books
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
no
In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
Excellent and requires dedication



FINAL COMMENTS

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