Work Hard. Play Hard.
Studying engineering is a challenging and rewarding experience. It's important
to stay balanced and to get involved with social and extracurricular
activities that will help you recharge, meet other people and
keep things in perspective.
You can find lots of great information about being a student in Hamilton, Ontario (#HamOnt) on our Student Life website.
McMaster Engineering Society (MES)
At McMaster there are many different
ways to get involved - and the engineers at Mac are notorious
for finding interesting ways to have a good time. The MES Website is
very informative and can help you figure out ahead of time
just what you will experience those first few weeks of Engineering
If you join the MES
First Year Mentorship program the summer before you enter first year,
you will be connected with a MacEng student
who will answer any of your questions about Student Life
and help you adjust to your new community and
classes. Questions? Ask
MES Student Clubs & Teams
If you're interested in joining an MES Club or Team,
you will get the chance the second week of September at "Eng
Fest". This clubs fest runs all day under the JHE Overhang
and is an excellent opportunity for students who want to get
involved in the MacEng community.
McMaster Students Union (MSU)
McMaster University is home to many different clubs and organizations.
You're sure to find something that's right for you. The
McMaster Students Union (MSU) oversees a broad range of these
clubs, organizations and publications such as The Silhouette,
a student newspaper
which has been in print for 76 years, making it the oldest student
service at McMaster.
the motto For Students By Students, the MSU coordinates
many student services and supports student
rights and issues at the municipal, provincial and federal
levels. Engineering I students will find the MSU First
Year Council a great advocate in any issues or concerns
they might have while at McMaster.
Campus Life Links
And if you have any questions you haven't had answered here, feel free to Ask McMaster!