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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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Overcoming obstacles as women in engineering

More than 250 McMaster Engineering students gathered at the Women in Engineering Industry Night last Tuesday to connect with representatives from 22 companies who offered career advice and guidance. Five students and industry professionals at the event share what makes them proud to be in engineering, and how they overcame challenges. Read More

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Mentorship and friendship at #MacEng

Megan Wood and Colleen Jenkins

Megan Wood and Colleen Jenkins

Graduate student Megan Wood and undergraduate student Colleen Jenkins let us sit in on their conversation about women supporting women in STEM, the importance of women in leadership positions and no longer being the only female in the room.

Kathryn Grandfield and Amanda Clifford

Kathryn Grandfield and Amanda Clifford

Materials Professor Kathryn Grandfield and PhD student Amanda Clifford let us sit in on their conversation about women supporting women in STEM, International Women's Day and what sparked their passion for engineering.

Zeinab Hosseini-Doust and Azucena González Gómez

Zeinab Hosseini-Doust and Azucena González Gómez

Assistant Professor Zeinab Hosseini-Doust and alum Azucena González Gómez let us sit in on their conversation about women supporting women in STEM, the power of believing in yourself and not settling for anything.

Cheryl Quenneville, Julia de Lange and Marisa Kohut

Cheryl Quenneville, Julia de Lange and Marisa Kohut

Assistant Professor Cheryl Quenneville and graduate students Julia de Lange and Marisa Kohut let us sit in on their conversation about women supporting women in STEM, developing your career path and the instrumental people you meet along the way.

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 consistently ranked among the Top 75 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.

#MacEng stories that will inspire you

McMaster student first Canadian to be awarded prestigious aerospace fellowship

February 11, 2020

McMaster student first Canadian to be awarded prestigious aerospace fellowship

This International Day for Girls and Women in Science, we’re celebrating Hira Nadeem, an electrical engineering student who is one of 40 women recognized for excellence in the aerospace industry.

Driving Diversity event inspires the next generation of female automotive engineers

January 16, 2020

Driving Diversity event inspires the next generation of female automotive engineers

The second annual Driving Diversity event, held at the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC), brought together over 70 female high school students and representatives from McMaster’s vehicle teams.

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 2, 2018

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Donna Strickland, a McMaster alumna who received her Bachelor of Engineering degree (B. Eng) in engineering physics in 1981, has won the Nobel Prize in Physics, the first woman to do so in 55 years and one of only three in the history of the award.

Black History Month: Why is diversity in STEM important?

February 15, 2019

Black History Month: Why is diversity in STEM important?

Students Feyisayo Enuiyin, Brian Kibazohi and Olayiwola Bakare share their thoughts on the importance of Black History Month and why education is key.

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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