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Canadian Democracy is in Crisis! What side are you on?
May20

Canadian Democracy is in Crisis! What side are you on?

  Canada is burning! On the night of 25 April 1849, an enraged crowd of Tories marched upon St. Anne’s Market in Old Montreal, where the Legislative Council and Assembly of Canada sat. The rioters entered the building, destroyed everything in sight, and eventually burnt it to the ground. They were protesting the adoption of the Rebellions Losses Bill – a bill that compensated Lower Canadians that had lost property during the 1837-38...

McMaster enhances supports for international students
Apr15

McMaster enhances supports for international students

  By: Elizabeth DiEmanuele The Student Success Centre and Graduate Studies have introduced new positions for 2019-2020 to support the academic, personal and professional success of international students. “Enhancing the experience and academic success of our international students is a shared responsibility, which is why we are excited about creating a campus-wide support network around our students,” says Gina Robinson, assistant...

Thanks to you…
Apr01

Thanks to you…

For over 25 years the McMaster Alumni Association has partnered with affinity companies to bring valuable services and discounted benefits to students, alumni as well as faculty and staff.  If you’re a student, you may have encountered some friendly folks reaching out to you to sign up for a BMO McMaster MasterCard in the Student Centre. And perhaps you might have looked into renters insurance in your second year when you moved off...

Is Your Degree Enough to Get You Ahead In Your Career?
Apr01

Is Your Degree Enough to Get You Ahead In Your Career?

  By: Jenna Tziatis, Marketing Assistant, McMaster University Continuing Education In today’s tough job market a degree alone may not be enough to get you the job or promotion that you’re looking for.  Employer expectations are higher and are expecting more than the knowledge that comes with a degree. They are also scrutinizing candidates based on their enhanced skill-sets and experience to ensure they are hiring someone who will fit...

Why Attend Career Fairs
Mar14

Why Attend Career Fairs

  By: Tanya Kett & Jillian Perkins Marsh Some say that when they last attended a job fair employers told them to apply online, so they felt it was pointless to attend. If you have similar sentiments, I urge you to keep reading. Employers may tell you to apply online (it does save paper!), but the real reason they are there is to get a sense of the person behind the resume that is submitted online — YOU. Who are you? What do you...