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It’s up to you(th) to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

When it comes to tackling the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, Global Health student Shania Bhopa says we need youth voices. So she’s using hers. Bhopa presented earlier this week at the Youth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Summit 2020, hosted by UNITE 2030, and will be delivering a talk this weekend at the Wemakechange Assembly. […]

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Culture’s impact on postpartum depression explored in new study

Refugee women are at high risk of postpartum depression (PPD). How it affects them depends on a number of factors, including culture – their own, as well as their new country’s cultural environment. A recent publication by Global Health program graduate Saarah Haque seeks to explore the ways in which culture impacts how refugee women […]

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Global Health student to share strategies on securing graduate funding in new webinar

Since COVID-19 hit, Global Health student Shania Bhopa has been busy. She’s started her own non-profit organization, The Canadian Courage Project, which has helped homeless youth in the GTA. She’s also started writing a wellness book – a collaboration with her mother and sister – and has launched a social media presence to support it. And […]

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McMaster Global to highlight commitment to global citizenship and sustainable development

The third annual McMaster Global event series will run this year from November 2 – 13, 2020. The series, which will be held virtually this year, is an annual showcase of the University’s collective commitment to global engagement. All Faculties, research centres, departments, and student organizations are invited to host online academic and cultural events […]

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A different kind of orientation week

Orientation kicked off this week – on Zoom – with Global Health program students joining the welcome meetings from Toronto, Halifax, Aruba, Cape Cod, Texas, the UK, and other locations near and far. “In this COVID world, we’re experiencing a different reality,” said Andrea Baumann, associate vice-president, Global Health, who delivered the official welcome address […]

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McMaster ranked among the top 70 universities worldwide

McMaster has been named one of the top 70 universities in the world, according to an internationally influential ranking encompassing more than 1,500 institutions worldwide. The university is ranked 69 in the 2021 Times Higher Education rankings released today, one of only four Canadian universities in the world’s top 70. McMaster’s rank advanced three spots […]

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