Coat of arms
Coat of arms of the University of Toronto
The University of Virginia, a public university in the United States
James McGill, the original benefactor of McGill University.
Charter granted by King George IV in 1827, establishing King's College.
Cairo University, the prime indigenous model for Egyptian state universities
The first Principal of McGill College, The Rt. Rev. Dr. George Mountain
Painting of University College, 1859.
Barishal University in Barishal, a public university in Bangladesh.
Sir John William Dawson, Principal of McGill University, 1855–1893
A Sopwith Camel aircraft rests on the Front Campus lawn in 1918.
West Gate of Peking University
The Arts Building, completed in 1843 and designed by John Ostell, is the oldest building on campus
Soldiers' Tower, a memorial to alumni fallen in the World Wars, contains a 51-bell carillon.
University of Mumbai, a public university in India.
The interior of the Redpath Museum
The neoclassical Convocation Hall is characterized by its domed roof and Ionic-pillared rotunda.
Sebelas Maret University, one of Indonesia's prominent public universities.
McGill University and Mount Royal, 1906, Panoramic Photo Company
Old Vic, the main building of Victoria College, typifies the Richardsonian Romanesque style.
Tokyo Metropolitan University, a public university in Japan.
The Second University Company prior to their departure for France
The Sandford Fleming Building contains offices of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.
University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Stained Glass Great War Memorial entrance to the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art
The Munk School of Global Affairs encompasses programs and research institutes for international relations.
The University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City
Lower campus at sunset
The Naylor Building contains offices for the university's Department of Medicine.
The main auditorium at Chulalongkorn University
The recently renovated McTavish Street is a critical artery connecting the lower campus to the upper campus
Robarts Library, a Brutalist structure, houses the university's main collection for humanities and social sciences.
Ghent University in Ghent
Roddick Gates act as the main entrance to the downtown campus
The AeroVelo Atlas won the Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition in 2013.
The University of Coimbra in Coimbra
Built in 1892, Old Chancellor Day Hall houses the Faculty of Law
The discovery of stem cells by McCulloch and Till is the basis for all modern stem cell research.
The University of Barcelona in Barcelona
The "McGill Ghetto"
The Donnelly Centre is part of the Discovery District, one of the world's largest biotechnology research clusters.
Birkbeck, University of London in London
A hockey game on campus in 1884, just seven years after McGill students wrote the then-new game's first rule book, with the Arts Building, Redpath Museum, and Morrice Hall (then the Presbyterian College) visible
Varsity Stadium
Old College of the University of Edinburgh
Solin Hall, situated in Saint-Henri near Lionel-Groulx station, serves as an off-campus apartment-style dorm.
The University of Toronto Rowing Club trains in Toronto Harbour for the 1924 Summer Olympics. The team won silver for Canada.
The University of Sydney in Sydney
Macdonald Campus under construction in 1906
Generations of students have attended speeches, debates and concerts at Hart House.
The University of Otago in Dunedin
The Macdonald Campus coat of arms
Sunlight fills Knox College Chapel during a Christmas concert of the engineering faculty's Skule Choir.
The University of Buenos Aires is a public university in Argentina.
The newly built McGill University Health Centre at the Glen Site
21 Sussex Court holds office space for several student organizations, like The Varsity newspaper.
Federal University of Paraná, in Curitiba, Brazil
Parc Rutherford at night. The Genome Building (left), Wong Building (middle), and McTavish Reservoir (right) are seen in the background.
Teefy House, a residence hall of St. Michael's College, is home to female first-year undergraduate students.
The University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada
McGill's coat of arms
William Lyon Mackenzie King, the longest-serving Prime Minister in Canadian history with over 21 years in office, BA, MA
The Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile
The laboratory of Rutherford, early 20th century
Lester B. Pearson, Canadian Prime Minister and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957, BA
UNAM campus in Mexico City
Radon, discovered at McGill by physicist Ernest Rutherford
Paul Martin, 21st Canadian Prime Minister, LLB
The National University of San Marcos is the oldest continuously operating university in the Americas.
The Falcon, a statue outside of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, part of the McLennan–Redpath Library Complex
John Kenneth Galbraith, noted economist and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism, B.Sc.(Agr.)
The College of William & Mary is one of the oldest public universities in the United States
Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, also a library, sits adjacent to the old Strathcona Music Building
John Charles Fields, mathematician and the founder of the prestigious Fields Medal
Long Beach City College, a public community college in the United States
PhD candidates march at Commencement in McGill's distinctive scarlet regalia.
Harold Innis, professor of political economy, helped develop the staples thesis and the Toronto School of communication theory
The University of California, Berkeley, the flagship public university of California
Opening of the Student Union building, 1906
Frederick Banting, Nobel Laureate in Medicine and the first person to use insulin on humans, MD
UNAM main campus in Mexico City
McGill's Molson Stadium
Roberta Bondar, CSA astronaut and the first Canadian female in space, PhD
A hockey match at McGill in 1901
Julie Payette, CSA astronaut and the 29th Governor General of Canada, MASc
McGill Hockey Team, 1904
Jennie Smillie Robertson, First female surgeon in Canada, MD
McGill announces new name for men's varsity sports teams
The Queen's-McGill Challenge Blade
The Lorne Gales Trophy
3rd prime minister of Canada Sir John Abbott (BCL, 1847).
7th prime minister of Canada Sir Wilfrid Laurier (BCL, 1864).
Inventor of the game of basketball James Naismith (BA, 1887).
Co-inventor of the charge-coupled device and Nobel prize laureate in Physics Willard Boyle (BSc, 1947; MSc 1948; PhD 1950).
Emmy Award winner known for his portrayal of Captain Kirk in the Star Trek franchise William Shatner (BComm, 1952).
Balzan Prize winner, referred to as "the founder of neuropsychology" Brenda Milner (PhD, 1952)
Grammy Award winner and poet Leonard Cohen (BA, 1955).
6th President of Latvia Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (PhD, 1965).
48th Prime Minister of Egypt Ahmed Nazif (PhD, 1983).
Former astronaut and 29th governor general of Canada Julie Payette (BEng, 1986).
Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio (BEng, 1986; MSc, 1988; PhD, 1991).
The current and 23rd prime minister of Canada Justin Trudeau (BA, 1994).
Former international president of Médecins Sans Frontières Joanne Liu (MDCM, 1991; IMHL, 2014).

McGill University (Université McGill) is an English-language public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

- McGill University

The University of Toronto (UToronto or U of T) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.

- University of Toronto

The university is one of two members of the Association of American Universities located outside the United States, alongside the University of Toronto, and is the only Canadian member of the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) within the World Economic Forum.

- McGill University

It receives the most annual scientific research funding and endowment of any Canadian university and is one of two members of the Association of American Universities outside the United States, the other being McGill University in Montreal.

- University of Toronto

Many early universities were privately endowed (e.g., McGill) or founded by church denominations (e.g., Laval, Saint Mary's, Queen's, Dalhousie, Mount Allison, McMaster, Ottawa) but in the 20th century became publicly funded and secular.

- Public university

Provincial governments established the University of Toronto on the Oxbridge model and elsewhere (e.g., Alberta, Manitoba) in the pattern of American state universities.

- Public university
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Aerial view of the campus, 1919.
US President Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at Queen's after receiving his honorary degree
Grant Hall has been considered the university's most recognized landmark since its completion in 1905.
The Engineering & Science Library and the W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections are both housed at Douglas Library.
Waldron Tower is one of 18 student residences maintained by the university
Victoria Hall is the largest student residence at the university
The Queen's University Biological Station is Canada's largest inland field station, and is situated at Opinicon Lake, northwest of Kingston
Herstmonceux Castle, which houses the Bader International Study Centre
Gordon Hall houses many of Queen's administrative offices.
Exterior of Goodes Hall, a building that houses the Smith School of Business
Botterell Hall houses the Centre for Neuroscience Studies, a university research centre
Frosh Week festivities at Queen's University, July 2006
Richardson Memorial Stadium is the home to Queen's varsity football team.
The Lorne Gales Challenge Cup, a trophy awarded to the winners of an annual boat race between Queen's and McGill University
Blue, gold and red are the official colours of the university, and can be seen on its flag.
The university's office of advancement, housed at the Summerhill building, manages relations between Queen's and its alumni.
Sir Robert Borden, 8th Prime Minister of Canada.
Norihito, Prince Takamado, member of the Imperial House of Japan.
Kathleen Wynne, 25th Premier of Ontario and first LGBT Premier in Canada.
Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Laureate in chemistry for his work with molecular machines.
Arthur B. McDonald, Nobel Laureate in physics for the discovery of neutrino oscillations.
Ella Blaylock Atherton, first woman in Quebec to receive a medical diploma from a Canadian institution.
Derek Burney former chairman and CEO of Bell Canada, Canadian ambassador to the United States
Elon Musk, a founder, CEO or both of all of: PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, OpenAI, The Boring Company and Neuralink.

Queen's University at Kingston, commonly known as Queen's University or simply Queen's, is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

They considered leaving Kingston and merging with the University of Toronto as late as the 1880s.

Queen's maintains an academic and athletic rivalry with McGill University.