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Supporting international undergraduate students coming to Canada

McMaster’s COVID-19 readiness plan for undergraduate students Information on this page is intended for undergraduate students. If you’re a graduate...

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In-person exams aren’t as scary as you think

This year, we’ve learned that many of you might feel anxious or overwhelmed about in-person exams. For example, in a...

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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.

Students studying in the Student Centre.

Managing your time with a weekly study schedule

It's easy to get overwhelmed when trying to balance course work, extracurriculars, free time and any other commitments you may...

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Study smarter with active study strategies

Studying is much more than just memorizing. Make the most of your study time with active study strategies.

Students studying in Mills Library.

Mastering multiple-choice tests

Multiple-choice tests can be overwhelming — but they don't have to be! Improve your performance in these tests by addressing...

International students at a buddy event.

Applying for the International Student Work Opportunity (ISWO) program

Are you an international student seeking ways to earn money and gain experience? The ISWO program offers paid positions for...

University Hall in winter. Snowfall on campus.

Did you get vaccinated outside Ontario? Submit proof to the province’s vaccine system

Submitting your proof of vaccination will provide you with your QR code so you can access public areas that require...

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...

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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...

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Winter 2022 workshops

Workshops are online for the Winter 2022 term. The most updated listings are on OSCARplus under the Student Success Centre...

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6 tips to help you job search with the bigger picture in mind

When I was an undergrad student, I took a part-time job in a shoe store. I expected to work long...

Students studying at Math Cafe.

5 strategies to improve your academic and personal well-being

"New term, new me." We've all said it before. And most of us have learned that sticking to our resolutions...

String mural by Brittany Forrest in L.R. Wilson Hall. Text reads "you are here."

It’s okay (and helpful) to talk about failure

Failure and setbacks impact us all. Resilience is what happens when we keep going in spite of these challenges.

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Financial literacy 101: Budgeting basics

You need to view your money for what it is — it’s simply a tool. You should use your money...

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It’s possible

The Canadian Career Development Foundation’s Career Month theme this year is all about the fact that it’s possible, whatever "it"...

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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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8 key entrepreneurship terms you should know

If you're new to the world of entrepreneurship and business innovation, then there's a good chance you're not clued in...