The four pillars of the University's Commitment are foundational to your McGill experience. As a student in the Faculty of Engineering, you will be immersed in a culture grounded in your program’s unique perspectives, approach and curriculum.


Research-Informed Teaching

Interactions with outstanding researchers expose students to cutting-edge research topics and innovative ideas in areas as diverse as aerospace engineering, bioengineering and sustainable engineering and design, among many others.


Undergraduate Research

Located in the heart of Canada’s most culturally diverse city, the Faculty of Engineering is the perfect setting to prepare engineering, architecture and urban planning students for work in the global economy. Undergraduate students have multiple opportunities to work in laboratories, in the field, as well as alongside world-renowned professors and first-in-class graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and research teams. These include:

Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE)

Available to eligible engineering and architecture students who wish to conduct summer research in Faculty of Engineering labs and facilities. Learn more.

SURE-International Award

A program that provides year-round funding to eligible Faculty of Engineering students conducting undergraduate research at universities outside of Canada. Learn more.

Research courses

Enable students to participate in a research project (for credit) under the supervision of a Faculty of Engineering professor.

Graduate funding

Provides financial support for qualified undergraduate students to help them make the transition to a research career through rapid acceptance into graduate programs at the Faculty of Engineering.


Diverse Perspectives

Multiple initiatives promote an environment of equity and inclusion, particularly for student populations traditionally underrepresented in the areas of engineering and design.


Experience the Global Market

Internships and co-ops offer students experiential insight into engineering-related industries world-wide, opening doors to employment after graduation


Visit Our Engineering Exchange Partners

Students may travel within Canada or abroad to study at one of our Faculty's exchange partner universities.