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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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Using the McMaster Student Absence Form (MSAF) for missed academic work

There are two pathways for reporting missed work and requesting relief 1. Online McMaster Student Absence Form (MSAF)   This is...

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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...

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What you need to know about contract cheating as a university student

Contract cheating, the process of hiring a third-party company to complete your assignment, is a growing business scam. Companies target...

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Questions to ask at a Grad and Professional School Fair  

Why should I attend? Gather information about various program options  Research a university, college or program you may be interested...

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The Digital Challenge Cards

Get excited about the impact you can make in your career. Use the Digital Challenge Cards to explore what has...

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Canadian workplace rules for international students

Are you an international student or a newcomer to Canada? Are you getting acquainted with the Canadian workplace culture? There...

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Canadian workplace culture for international students

Are you an international student or a newcomer to Canada? Are you getting acquainted with the Canadian workplace culture? There...

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Volunteer requirements and opportunities for international students

Are there requirements for volunteering in Canada? Check with the organization you are interested in volunteering with to find out...

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The value of volunteering for international students

Why should you volunteer in Canada? Volunteering as an international student in Canada is a great way to gain Canadian...

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University on a budget

Here are some strategies for university students looking to save money. Easy and quick healthy recipes Sometimes you don’t have...

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Staying on top of your first-year workload 

The work may seem significantly harder, and I remember already feeling behind after the first week of school. With the...

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Finding the right study spots on campus

There are many great spots on campus for a variety of types of studying and it is important that you...

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Ways to organize your time in university

Today, I will be focusing on organizing your time and using time pockets outside of class to get some studying...

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How to prepare for the Online Volunteer and Part-Time Job Fair

The Online Volunteer and Part-Time Job Fair is happening next week (November 10). Are you feeling ready? (It's okay if...