Quote: “I feel excited when I return to McMaster after being away for the holidays. I look forward to how the semester will go, seeing my friends, learning from new professors. McMaster has now become my second home.”
Quote: “When I was looking into PhD programs I was very familiar with Stu Phillips, my current supervisor. He is a prolific researcher in the field. He has mentored so many PhD students who have gone on to be very successful in academia. I really feel that being here will facilitate so many future opportunities for me and that’s very exciting. And I know this experience will set me up for success.”
Quote: “I came to Canada because I wanted to have a Canadian experience. McMaster is now ranked in the top 75 in the world and I am very proud to attend. I wanted to go to a really well-rounded school that is very research intensive and I think that is important for my program.”
Quote: “When a university is highly ranked, it speaks to the quality of students that are going to be graduating from there. McMaster being one of the highly ranked universities in the world makes it a really good place for international students like myself.”
Quote: “I found out that McMaster had a very strong science program, and when I looked into the program, I loved the way it was structured. … The co-op and research opportunities I am getting at McMaster will prepare me for when I am in the real world, and looking for work.
I think it’s important to go to a school that has the level of prestige and that I’m at one of the top 75 in the world. It definitely played a big role in my decision to come here.”
Quote: “McMaster definitely has a very welcoming community. I can actually meet people of different cultures, of different countries and we can actually live in harmony. So, I can make friends with different backgrounds and I feel great about it. It’s a brand-new experience that I have never experienced in China. I feel very proud to be a student of McMaster.”