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International grad students needed for advisory group

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We are looking for international graduate students to join the International Graduate Student Advisory Group (IGSAG). IGSAG is committed to enhancing the international graduate student experience at McMaster University. The group is led collaboratively by the School of Graduate Studies and the International Graduate Students Association. Currently, group members include McMaster staff and graduate students. […]

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McMaster looks at ways to improve university-student interaction

Students walk across wet sidewalks. Snow is on the ground and the sun is shining through the yellow leaves of a large tree.

Interested in sharing your experience as you’ve navigated the various services offered by McMaster? Have you ever visited or booked an appointment with a department to solve a problem only to be told that you need to go to a different department, and then had to start the process over again? McMaster University is looking […]

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Nominations open for annual Graduate Student Recognition Awards

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Has your supervisor played a pivotal role in your graduate experience? Perhaps one of your teaching assistants made a difference and deserves kudos for all that hare work. Do you know a grad student athlete who has made an outstanding contribution as a team builder?Nominations are now open for the annual McMaster Graduate Student Recognition Awards, a joint initiative between your Graduate Students Association and the School of Graduate Studies.These annual awards highlight student success inteachingcommunicating researchleadership on campus and beyondAwards also recognize the outstanding work done by supervisors and graduate community staff.Nomination deadline: September 24, 2019Visit the Graduate Student Recognition Awardsfor more about eligibility and how to nominate an individual. […]

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Join us in congratulating our November graduates!

Once again this fall, the Registrar’s Office is working to make November’s virtual convocation something special for graduating students. How you can help Instructors and faculty members are invited to submit a brief message of congratulations to their students. The message should be 10 to 20 seconds in length filmed horizontally uploaded to MacDrive submitted […]

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Beginning a new life in changing times

Massoud has his arm wrapped around Faezeh's shoulder, while Faezeh stands beside him.

Massoud has been planning his move from Iran to Canada since February. He and his wife, Faezeh, would arrive early enough to find a place to live and make that space their home – filling the kitchen cupboards, painting and decorating – before Massoud began his PhD studies in mechanical engineering in early May. But […]

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Spices adds flavour to campus life!

Building a brighter world. That’s what it’s all about when you’re a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow at McMaster. You spend your days immersed in research – reading, analyzing, writing – with the goal of making a difference. But at those in-between moments beyond the labs, libraries and lecture halls … well, that’s when life happens. […]

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Disability-related issues are the topic at McMaster’s Employee Accessibility Network

McMaster employees with disabilities or who have medical accommodations are welcome to join the Employee Accessibility Network – a space for faculty, instructors, teaching and research assistants, and staff to connect and discuss disability-related issues. The network holds regular meetings, where topics range from barriers to accessible teaching and learning environments, to supports for TAs […]

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