Global Experiences

We have never been more connected than we are today. In today’s diverse and global economy, developing the ability to understand global issues, different perspectives and worldviews, and applying our knowledge, skills, values and attitudes towards creating a more inclusive and sustainable environment is a necessary skill. Discover how we can support your development of global competencies through participating in opportunities at home and abroad.

Explore our Stories From Abroad

Read stories from past and present McMaster students who have lived, studied and worked abroad.

Stories From Abroad


January Reset

January Reset Event

Imagine, plan and achieve your goals this new year. These events and resources can help. We asked you to vote...

International Education Week

International Education Week Event

Develop and expand your global perspective through a week of events, activities and more This International Education Week, we’re encouraging...

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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...

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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...


Get started by viewing our general exchange information session and other webinars.

All students interested in studying abroad must view the General Information Session recording before they apply. Also, check out the other recordings provided by our international partners for more information. The general session is updated each year in early October.

Learn about country-specific opportunities and get guidance. (Access via OSCARplus > Taking It Global)

Receive regularly updated country and city guides exploring cultural insights in social and professional environments. (Access via OSCARplus > Taking It Global)

Do you have questions about applying for exchange? Join the MS Teams community for prospective outbound exchange students in the 2022–2023 academic year. Connect with global opportunities staff and students going through the application process.