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On Exchange: Global Health Student Jaspreet Nannar in Norway

When MSc Global Health student Jaspreet Nannar learned about the program’s international exchange to University College of Southeast Norway (USN), she jumped at the opportunity. “It offered a chance to step outside my comfort zone and embrace a different culture,” explains Nannar, who has been living and studying in Tønsberg since January. Made possible by […]

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Students Learn About International Development in the #MeToo Era

How is international development helping to uproot the systematic inequalities that prevent gender equality from flourishing? What is the role of Canada—especially government, civil society, and young Canadians—in breaking stereotypes and changing behaviours that hold back women and girls? These issues were the focus of a panel discussion facilitated by Plan Canada and Global Affairs […]

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Norway Visit Strengthens McMaster’s Partnership with USN

New course developments, increased faculty and student mobility, and research collaboration were on the agenda as faculty and staff from McMaster’s MSc Global Health program visited Norway’s University College of Southeast Norway (USN) earlier this month. Since McMaster and USN received funding from the High North Program, the two institutions have enabled several exchanges and […]

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Global Engagement At McMaster: An Important Conversation

Faculty, staff, and students gathered recently to talk about the internationalization of higher education at Higher Education: The Ongoing Tension Between Nationalism and Internationalism, a panel discussion exploring the importance of global engagement at McMaster and the opportunities and challenges it presents. Panelists included McMaster President, Patrick Deane; Provost, David Farrar; Peter Mascher, Vice-Provost, International; […]

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