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SSC Academics: First-Year Orientation

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 OR Thursday, August 2, 2018

How do I take notes? What’s the best way to manage my time? How is university different from high school? Most students have questions about starting university academics. This academic preparation program is designed to give you the information you need to successfully transition into university studies.

Welcome Home. Ignite Inspiration. Discover Your Potential.

Welcome Week

Saturday, August 25, 2018 to Saturday, September 1, 2018

We invite you to discover your potential, make connections, explore new ways of learning and have an impact. We believe university is a time to transform your ideas and ignite change in both yourself and your fellow students. Welcome Week is filled with large concerts, faculty events and small orientation programs based on what you find interesting. Welcome to a Brighter World. Welcome to McMaster.



Fall Career Fair

Thursday, September 20, 2018  DBAC

Did you know the Career Fair is the largest career event at McMaster University? Or that featured employers hire for full-time, co-op, part-time, and internship positions? Meet face-to-face with employers, develop connections, receive feedback, and uncover professional opportunities.


Community Engagement & Volunteer Fair

Thursday, October 4, 2018  CIBC Hall (Third floor, MUSC)

Uncover opportunities to gain skills and experience while helping others reach their goals and build better communities by attending the McMaster Community Engagement & Volunteer Fair. This event will showcase on- and off-campus, local and regional opportunities to get involved, explore careers, build your resume and skills, and develop meaningful connections; it is also open to all members of the community.


Continuing Education Fair

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to Thursday, October 18, 2018 MUSC

Are you thinking about furthering your education beyond your degree? Attend the Continuing Education Fair and meet with representatives from programs you’re interested in close to home and across the globe.


Leadership Summit for Women

Thursday, November 8, 2018 Hamilton Public Library

The Leadership Summit for Women (LSW)’s goal is to inspire, instill confidence and provide a network for young future leaders in our community. We strive to be an open and inclusive event with speakers reflecting the diversity of experience that makes this city great. We also welcome feedback on how to continue to improve this work. The Leadership Summit welcomes First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, racialized persons, persons with (dis)Abilities, LGBTQ2SIA persons and allies.

Our theme this year, “Press for Progress,” is inspired by the International Women’s Day 2018 campaign theme.