McMaster University was founded in 1887, and today it is located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Situated at the western end of Lake Ontario, between Toronto and Niagara Falls, the University is studded with a 30-acre area for pedestrians and bicyclists. The University is also adjacent to incredible places, such as Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Waterfront Trail, the Royal Botanical Gardens, and the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
McMaster University focuses on creativity, innovation, and excellence of teaching, research, and scholarship. The values are integrity, quality, inclusiveness, and partnership.
Many notable alumni have been educated at McMaster University, including Nobel laureates and winners, Cabinet ministers, business leaders, scientists, university presidents, Hollywood actors, Olympians, and astronauts.
McMaster University offers an extensive range of study and innovative research programmes for undergraduate and graduate qualifications, international and continuing education. The University comprises over 70 research centres and institutes and six faculties:
- DeGroote School of Business;
- Health Sciences;
- Social Sciences.
McMaster’s library includes three campus libraries with many support services and resources:
- Mills Memorial Library;
- Innis Library;
- H.G. Thode Library of Science & Engineering.
McMaster University has the main campus Westdale, situated in the Westdale neighborhood of Hamilton, and four regional campuses in Hamilton, Burlington, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Niagara. McMaster campuses deliver contemporary facilities, student services, including McMaster Museum of Art, Athletic and recreation center, accommodation, conference services, and research reactor (McMaster Nuclear Reactor).