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David Vaz, writing contest winner.

“Self-talk (a poem inverse)” (2022 Academic Skills Writing Contest)

This written piece was a winning submission (third place) for the 2022 Academic Skills Writing Contest. The 2022 theme was "potential."

Yashaswani Chauhan, writing contest winner.

“Bated Breath” (2022 Academic Skills Writing Contest)

This written piece was a winning submission (second place) for the 2022 Academic Skills Writing Contest. The 2022 theme was "potential."

Rowan Miles, writing contest winner.

“horn of plenty” (2022 Academic Skills Writing Contest)

This written piece was a winning submission (first place) for the 2022 Academic Skills Writing Contest. The 2022 theme was "potential."

Student walking past Student Centre.

Additional on-campus prayer space in April 2022

The Spiritual Care and Learning Centre (SCLC) is offering additional prayer space for the month of April.

Jan Willis

Celebrating spirituality and activism for Black History Month

Spirituality and Activism: A Black Buddhist Woman’s Perspective February 9, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET At this event,...

Welcoming international students to McMaster for Winter 2022

Welcome! As we return to in-person learning, everyone in the International Student Services team is excited to meet and connect...

students with folders walking in park.

Going easy on me, myself and I

We’re entering 2022 with another transition. Returning to classes on campus. Returning to working in person. Returning to social gatherings. I’m...

Student leaders having a conversation at Designing Canada conference.

Thinking about the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award? Here’s what you need to know

The Wilson Leadership Scholar Award (WLSA) is a career-launching opportunity worth $12,000 in direct funding and up to $2,000 in...

Zuzanna Wolos

Let’s chat about resilience: Responsibilities, relaxation and realistic thinking

What does resilience mean to you? Resilience, to me, means staying true to your feelings and working with them accordingly....

Ashley Huang

Let’s chat about resilience: Program decisions, planning and pandemic pets

What does resilience mean to you? To me, resilience means never giving up. Not giving up when things get hard,...

Person holding an illuminated model of planet earth.

Showcasing McMaster’s commitment to global learning and engagement

This November, McMaster’s commitment to making a global impact, as outlined in the Model for Global Engagement, is on the minds of students, staff and...

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Supporting youth literacy and numeracy: An interview with Frontier College

Frontier College is a national charitable literacy organization that offers literacy and numeracy programs for children and youth. They’re also...

Wilson Leaders

Changes are coming to the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award (WLSA)

The leadership experience award will now be open to more students Applications for the award open on September 8, 2021....

Simi Jayeoba

“My Golden Sun” (2021 Academic Skills Writing Contest)

This written piece was a winning submission (first place) for the 2021 Academic Skills Writing Contest. The 2021 theme was "comfort."

Rochelle Rosales

“(comfortindiscomfort)” (2021 Academic Skills Writing Contest)

This written piece was a winning submission (second place) for the 2021 Academic Skills Writing Contest. The 2021 theme was "comfort."

Student Success Centre mural

“It’s Okay.” (2021 Academic Skills Writing Contest)

This written piece was a winning submission (third place) for the 2021 Academic Skills Writing Contest. The 2021 theme was "comfort."

Person reviewing financial information at a desk with a calculator.

McMaster students provide campus and community with free, virtual tax services

Without adequate financial literacy, what’s a Marauder to do come tax time? Enter the McMaster Tax Squad, a team of...

Neil Pasricha smiling in a Zoom virtual event.

An evening of advice and virtual bravery with Neil Pasricha

Putting yourself out there is tough — especially in a Zoom call. However, Neil finds that vulnerable moments can lead...

Student and employer connecting at a job fair.

So, you attended a job fair. Now what?

It's common for job fair attendees to leave the fair thinking that the employer will follow up with them. However,...

Yambakam, author of "Motherland, Fatherland and New World."

Stories for a global community: “Motherland, Fatherland and New World”

My first home is Nigeria, a juxtaposed hub of wealth and poverty yet amassed with ingenuous citizens and colourful cultures....