McMaster University is a research-focused, learner-centred university with a strong legacy and program of community engagement. The birthplace of inquiry and problem-based learning, McMaster integrates its world-class research into teaching and learning – “putting the student at the centre of the research intensive university” – and connects learning experiences to its local and global communities. Research intensity and excellence, pedagogical innovation and an exceptional student experience have established McMaster’s consistent and rising place of prominence in world university rankings.
“This shortlisting recognizes that, among other things, exceptional quality of teaching and learning is in McMaster’s DNA.”
Professor Arshad Ahmad, Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning