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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)
travelling through canada is easy and really amazing (landscpe, outdoor activities etc)you shouldn't miss the indian summer and the national parks Read Review
ritawittmann, Austria

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Review by Rita, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, University Agreement
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: With a family
Arranged by: Independently - I had no other choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? for a longer stay, I would need more space
Personal comments:
housing on campus is very expensive
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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: Student life dominates the city
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
sofia lounge; club 737, nexxt, electric avenue
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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:



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:
none

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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
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
very interesting experience as local language (french) and language of instruction (english) were different
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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:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits:
phone: called home frequently; travel: wanted to get to know the place;
Travel, Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife: was the same price as at home.
Personal comments:
none
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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...
I would have liked to know which courses could be recognized as equivalent with courses at the home university.
In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!



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:
great university, a lot of work but high profile courses



FINAL COMMENTS

travelling through canada is easy and really amazing (landscpe, outdoor activities etc)you shouldn't miss the indian summer and the national parks
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