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McMaster University to move $250,000 into needs-based grants

April 21, 2016 at 10:00 am

The MSU has worked with Student Affairs and Student Financial Aid & Scholarships to repurpose $250,000 in merit-based scholarships to enter McMaster's undergraduate general bursary program.  The transition will result in hundreds of thousands of dollars bolstering McMaster University’s needs-based financial aid system.

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Congratulations to the 2016 Valedictorians

April 19, 2016 at 11:44 am

Each year, valedictorians are selected to represent the graduating classes of each faculty/department. The MSU provides undergraduate student representation on the valedictorian selection committees for each faculty/department. The MSU is pleased to announce the valedictorians for the 2016 Spring Convocation:

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EFRT First Aid courses available throughout spring and summer

April 18, 2016 at 11:32 am

EFRT First Aid and CPR courses are still available in April and May.  EFRT operates under Canadian Red Cross standards, with courses meeting the approval of the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) as well as the requirements set out by employers and/or faculties. There is limited space left for the weekend of April 30 / May1.

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Applications closing soon for peer support volunteer executive positions

April 14, 2016 at 11:45 am

Applications for over a dozen volunteer executive positions in the MSU’s peer support services will close between April 17 and May 1. Opportunities are available with Diversity Services, the Women and Gender Equity Network (WGEN), Maccess, Mac Bread Bin, and the Queer Students’ Community Center (QSCC). All positions are listed with detailed descriptions and application requirements at msumcmaster.ca/jobs.

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Exam hours for food service, study space, and MSU services

April 13, 2016 at 10:11 am

A number of services on campus offer extended hours and special programming during the exam period in order to support students. Check out SHEC stress busters along with the complete overview of exam hour changes and service enhancements

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McMaster investigating reports of weekend assault / harassment

April 12, 2016 at 13:50 pm

The McMaster Students Union is aware of numerous reports from students concerning incidents of harassment and assault which occurred on campus over the weekend. Having communicated with senior officials within McMaster University, the MSU is confident that McMaster is taking the matter very seriously. In addition, Hamilton Police Services has been contacted and is involved in the investigation.

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