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Engineering is for Everyone

When you come to McMaster, not only are you part of one the world's top Universities, you are joining the #FireballFamily. We foster a spirit of innovation through cooperation — not competition. Explore our beautiful campus in Hamilton, ideally located in the heart of Ontario. We believe Engineering is for Everyone.

 

How did you know McMaster was the right fit?

Our students talk about the moment they realized that McMaster was the right place for them. From the community, to the campus, to the programs, students describe the many factors that contributed to their decision to choose McMaster. Find your own #MacEng Moment on campus through a personalized tour or "day in the life" experience. 

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Women in Engineering Industry Night

The question, "What are you going to do once you've finished your degree?" became a little clearer for some students on February 4th, when companies, alumni, and students gathered to engage in conversation about career opportunities and how to stand out from the crowd. Read More

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This fall, 27 percent of first-year engineering students are women, up five percent from 2017. Paired with a 95 percent retention rate for female students in their first year of studies, the Faculty is leading by example when it comes to promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering.

Big Ideas are born at McMaster

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

April 12, 2018

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

Mechanical Engineering & Society student and ballerina, Lacey Wice, examines the mechanics of ballet and how the dance has helped her become the ‘whole engineer’.

Big Ideas: A deep dive into diversity

February 15, 2018

Big Ideas: A deep dive into diversity

Vanessa Raponi, founder and president of EngiQueers, a national non-for-profit LGBTQ+ advocacy group, tackles the complex challenge of improving diversity in engineering.

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

March 29, 2018

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

At 25, Janelle Hinds (B.Eng. ‘15, Electrical and Biomedical) is a tech-savvy entrepreneur who has already left a lasting mark on McMaster and is now being noticed by the rest of the world.

Our students support diversity

EngiQueers

EngiQueers

An LGBTQ+ social connection, professional development and advocacy group within Mac Eng. This group hosts events all year long that aim to bring the community closer together.

Women In Engineering

Women In Engineering

Group of undergraduate students focused on creating a community where female-identified students feel empowered and supported throughout their education.

National Society for Black Engineers

National Society for Black Engineers

NSBE fosters a rich environment of scholars and peers that encourage fellow engineering students to grow both educationally and socially.

The #MacEng Difference

Supportive Community

Our students will help you integrate into university on both an academic and social level. Students will always find a home at McMaster Engineering that is unique to them. McMaster fosters a collegial working environment that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration within and between Faculties.

World Ranked University

McMaster University is consitently ranked among the Top 100 universities in the world. The Faculty of Engineering is ranked within the top 10 programs in Canada (Macleans) and has several subjects ranked in the top 200 worldwide.

Learn outside the classroom

McMaster Engineering provides ways for students to go beyond the classroom through hands-on learning, such as our unique co-op program, research opportunities, clubs and teams, student government, and an entire building dedicated to experiential learning.

Innovation through Collaboration

7 best spots for students in the new Hatch Centre

October 17, 2017

7 best spots for students in the new Hatch Centre

The grand opening event for the new Gerald Hatch Centre for Engineering Experiential Learning took place on Wednesday, October 18. We invited current and future students to get familiar with this new space!

New Thode Makerspace offers students a place to play, collaborate and innovate

April 21, 2017

New Thode Makerspace offers students a place to play, collaborate and innovate

Aspiring innovators from all Faculties have a new experiential learning space on campus where they can create, collaborate, and experiment with a range of technologies.

The Industry 4.0 experience inside the Learning Factory

July 16, 2018

The Industry 4.0 experience inside the Learning Factory

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology’s new Learning Factory is a world-class facility that simulates the factory of the future.

Events where you can find your #MacEng moment

March Break - Day in the Life Program

March Break - Day in the Life Program

Shadow a student for the day to get a feel for what it would be like to study at McMaster!

Eng Overnight: Gr.11 Girls

Eng Overnight: Gr.11 Girls

Overnight conference for grade 11 girls!

May @ Mac

May @ Mac

Campus-wide open house for prospective students.

#MacEng stories that will inspire you

A tale of perseverance

September 5, 2018 / Source: McMaster Daily News

A tale of perseverance

The journey of two sisters from Damascus

A passion for creating positive change

August 28, 2018

A passion for creating positive change

Jenna Harris, an incoming Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed) student, earned a $70K scholarship for community leadership.

Big Ideas: Computer Science for Everyone

August 3, 2018

Big Ideas: Computer Science for Everyone

Technology touches everybody’s life. And everybody should have the opportunity to shape technology.

Be inspired by our beautiful campus

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