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Students on exchange from Universidad del Rosario inspire mutual learning between international and local students

For the Winter Term, students from our partnership universities are able to take part in a mobility exchange opportunity in the MSc Global Health program at McMaster University. The three-month exchange prioritizes international experience and experiential learning, and this year for the first time, students in the Master’s in Public Health at the Universidad del […]

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Global Health PhD student Shania Bhopa nominated for Young Trailblazer Award

The YWCA’s Hamilton and Halton Women of Distinction honours trailblazers who lift each other up in science and technology, entrepreneurship and around issues of activism, homelessness and encampments. A trailblazer at heart, Shania Bhopa, student in the PhD in Global Health program at McMaster University has been nominated for the Young Trailblazer award. As co-founder […]

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Ph.D. Student Spotlight: Zoha Salam, a social epidemiologist and scholar

As an educator, researcher, and social epidemiologist, Zoha Salam is committed to raising awareness and knowledge on health inequities stemming from systemic racial injustice. A graduate of the MSc in Global Health program and currently a Global Health PhD candidate at McMaster University, Salam is a first-generation immigrant and first-generation graduate student.  The doctoral program […]

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McMaster hosts panel on internationalization, SDGs and the role of higher education

“The pandemic has amplified existing weaknesses and injustices in our systems. Universities are well positioned to develop roadmaps and frameworks to proactively engage in reducing inequities by taking an active role to solve global challenges.” Those are the words of Andrea Baumann, McMaster associate vice-president, global health, during the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Ontario […]

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Back to Mac virtual town halls

Getting safely back to McMaster this fall is on top of everyone’s minds. If you’re wondering how the fall term will look, you’re invited to join two virtual town halls that will take place in mid-June — one for students and one for faculty and staff.  These livestreamed events will each feature an opening address from David Farrar, McMaster’s president and vice-chancellor, as well as a panel of university […]

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