International Education Week

Join us as we celebrate International Education Week, a global, annual celebration highlighting the ways international education advances our social, economic and cultural well-being. Check out our events this week as we showcase the diversity, knowledge and international connections on our campus.

International Education Week is part of McMaster Global, a showcase of McMaster University’s global engagement and impact. McMaster Global starts on November 11, 2019, and will continue until the end of International Education Week.

Monday, November 18–Saturday, November 23, 2019 

Highlights Include:

Photo of a student running towards a rainbow.

Exchange Fair

Monday, November 18, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., MUSC

The McMaster Exchange Program presents the annual Student Exchange Fair. Showcase of McMaster study abroad opportunities. Current and returned exchange students will be available to discuss exchange to specific destinations.

No registration is required.

Photo of two students drinking tea.

Language Cafe

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., CIBC Hall

The Language Cafe brings together the languages of McMaster. Join us for an opportunity to gain an introductory lesson in another language, facilitated by a McMaster peer.

No registration is required.

Inter-Cultural/Faith Lunch

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., GH 110

The Ecumenical Chaplaincy, McMaster Hillel (the centre for Jewish campus life) and Student Success Centre invite you to celebrate McMaster Global 2019 over lunch. Enjoy delicious bagels with cream cheese and soups for the soul as we pause mid-week to relax, reflect, connect and find common ground with others in our community. While supplies last.

No registration is required.

International Students Hockey 101 and Bulldogs Game

Saturday, November 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Ivor Wynne Centre

International students are invited to come out and experience Canada’s favourite sport — hockey! This event will feature Canadian-inspired food, activities and decoration. You’ll get a chance to practice your hockey skills and attend a Hamilton Bulldogs game.

Register now on OSCARplus. 


Explore your options

Whether it’s gaining more Canadian experiences, improving your language and writing skills, or taking your education abroad, we have lots of opportunities to grow your education at McMaster.

Take your education abroad and study at one of our 70 partner universities.

Check out the Stories From Abroad blog to learn from current and recently returned exchange students.

Get guidance on the exchange application process and overall experience from a student who’s been there.

Get feedback on your resume and other application materials.

Go on a work exchange for up to two years.

Gain work and volunteer abroad opportunities to develop your skills.

For more information, you can also visit our International Student Services website.

Exchange Advising

After attending an Exchange Information Session, you can book a one-on-one appointment with our Education Abroad Coordinator. Use this session to learn more about international opportunities, ask questions about McMaster’s exchange partners and receive support filling out your application for study abroad next year.