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Study permit clarification for current international and exchange students

We are here to support you We encourage you to connect with a member of the International and Exchange Student Experience...

Bridge the gap from the classroom to the workplace with work-integrated learning 

What is work-integrated learning (WIL)?  What if we told you there’s a way to take your learning beyond the lecture...

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New Intercultural Learning Certificate open to all McMaster students

This self-directed experiential learning opportunity provides you with opportunities to build your intercultural competencies and gain valuable cross-cultural communication skills....

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Is networking scary? (It doesn’t have to be!) 

Start by understanding the value  There are many benefits to networking:  Acknowledge that networking doesn’t always have an immediate impact ...

Navigating University as a First-Generation Student

Faced with difficult decisions, many of them had to choose between upholding a family business and pursuing higher education, a...

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Update on the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award (WLSA) for 2024–2025

The Wilson Leadership Scholar Award (WLSA) was established at McMaster by Chancellor Emeritus Lynton “Red” Wilson in 2016 to provide...

Alexa Braverman, fourth year, Howard Schimmer, fourth year, Ryan Vo, third year, Linh Nguyen, third year, Aaron Roodhart, third year, Dina Elhanan, fourth year and Amanda Round, fourth year.

Summer job search advice from McMaster students

Last Wednesday, we hosted the Summer Job Peer Panel. Career counsellor, Tanya Kett, shares that this is a popular event...

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McMaster career counsellors share their top recommendations for students

We know career exploration and decision making can be complex. There are so many variables and considerations and some are...

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Volunteer to join the 2024 Tax Squad

Each year, Mac’s Money Centre and campus and community partners come together to support the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program...

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Career planning is about more than just having a plan

“What are you going to do after you graduate?” How often have people asked you this with the expectation that...

Why graduate students should attend McMaster’s Fall Career Fair

Top reasons to attend Fall Career Fair as a graduate student  Fall Career Fair is the largest recruitment event hosted...

What to expect when you meet with an SSC writing advisor 

So, you’ve decided to meet with an SSC writing advisor  Great! Meeting with a writing advisor is an excellent way...

10 myths about writing advising: The Writing Centre at McMaster

Myth 1: Consulting with a writing advisor is somehow cheating.  Not at all.  The Student Success Centre offers writing advising...

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New writing and career services for McMaster graduate students

Improve your writing and get support with the dissertation writing process The Writing Centre is now open to support grad...

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Peer Leader Program

The Peer Leader program includes a volunteer opportunity, scheduled professional development and connections to your peers. Browse all the appointment...

Iconic activist and esteemed professor Dr. Gary Warner inspires us to ‘fill our cup’ 

On February 8, the McMaster Spiritual Care and Learning Centre (SCLC) and Black History Month Committee welcomed Dr. Warner at...

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Level up your education and well-being with communities of learning

When I was an undergrad and I got stressed out by my workload, I’d retreat. I’d study by myself until...

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Pathways: From a Political Science education to the world of work

With so many potential career paths, how do students start narrowing their options and taking action to enter the world...

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National Hackathon promotes student wellness and innovative thinking

Team from McMaster University takes first place with an app that promotes healthy eating The team members — Tanjot Grewal,...

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Get the one-on-one support you need this year

Types of appointments and support Browse all the appointment types to find out how you can access support. Then, book...