McGill University was founded in 1821, making it one of the oldest Canadian universities. As it is situated in downtown Montreal, which is known for its vibrant and multicultural atmosphere.
The university has been renowned for some significant discoveries, including the discovery of insulin by researchers Frederick Banting and Charles Best, which revolutionized the treatment for diabetes.
McGill University has some famous alumni, including Nobel Laureates. Some famous alumni include William Osler, a famous physician referred to as the "Father of Medicine"; Yoshua Bengio - a prominent computer scientist known for its work in the field of deep learning and artificial intelligence.
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#30 QS World University Rankings 2024
#51 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Computer Science and Information Systems
#46 THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings 2023
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