First Year Resources



Spark Guidebooks are designed to give you helpful, honest tips and tricks about the university experience, with zero strings attached. We'll be releasing a number of issues throughout the year, so keep an eye out for one with a theme that vibes with you!

2018-2019 Guidebooks

Welcome Week 2018



2017-2018 Guidebooks

Support and Wellness Resources



Discover Your City



University Academics



The Ultimate McMaster Bucket List



Welcome Week



2015-2016 Guidebooks


Guidebook #3

Our third guidebook focuses on tips and tricks to help you make the most of the exam period. Get rest, take breaks, make a schedule, and we'll be excited to see you again in January!




Guidebook #2

Our second issue describes how to make the most of Sobi and the HSR, tips for dealing with a problematic roommate, and other critical topics for making the most of first term!




Guidebook #1

Our first issue discusses common myths about McMaster, living with roommates, saving money on textbooks, and many more important topics for students about to enter University. Check it out below!





Student Housing

Our Student Housing guide features helpful tips about finding a place to live off campus. Check it out below!



Contact Details

Anika Spasov (Spark Coordinator)
905-525-9140 x27202

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