Hamilton Education & Learning Scene
McMaster University905) 525-9140
1280 Main Street West,
McMaster University is named after Senator William McMaster (1811-1887), who bequeathed substantial funds to endow "a Christian school of learning", the University was incorporated in 1887, opened its doors in 1890 and granted its first degree in 1894. In 1930 the University moved from Toronto to Hamilton. In 1957, the University became a non-denomination al private institution. The historic Baptist connection was continued through the separate incorporation and affiliation of a theological school, McMaster Divinity College.
McMaster University has 18,000 undergraduates, 2,800 graduate students, and 6,500 staff who have made this an internationally renowned institution. McMaster has well established strengths in healthcare, engineering, business, social sciences, science, and humanities research and education. There are co-op and interns programs in commerce, science and engineering fields. McMaster is Canada's most innovative medical doctoral university according to Maclean's magazine (nine times in the last 12 years in this annual ranking of universities) and was one of only four Canadian universities in the 2005 Academic Ranking of World Universities Top 100. The adjacent McMaster Innovation Park, due to open in 2007, will also be home to the federal government's materials technology laboratory (CANMET-MTL). A new Athletics & Recreation Centre and Stadium, to be completed in 2007, will ensure everyone in the community has access to the best training equipment and sports facilities in the country
Mohawk College of Applied Arts and TechnologyP.O. Box 2034
Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3T2
Mohawk College has 10,000 full-time post-secondary students, 3,000 apprenticeship students, 5,000 adult learners, and 300 international students from 48 countries around the world, and has 831 full-time employees. Since the mid-1970's, Mohawk has been a leading college in engineering, applied arts and business, and health technology. The 33 co-operative education programs serve 2,000 co-op students and over 300 companies. Since being founded in 1966, they have graduated 70,000 alumni. There are wireless Internet zones at all campuses in Brantford, Stoney Creek, and Hamilton:
Brantford- Odeon Campus
Mohawk-McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences (IAHS)
Brock University1842 King Street East,
Hamilton, ON L8K 1V7
Brock University, based in St Catharines, has a campus in Hamilton for its Fculty of Education. This campus, in the location that used to be Briarwood Schoo, in a Hamilton residential neighbourhood) has been open since 2000.
Redeemer University College777 Garner Rd. E.
Ancaster, ON L9K 1J4
Redeemer has for 25 years provided undergraduate university education from a Christian perspective, serving 800 undergrad students from more than 40 Christian denominations. This accredited undergraduate university has over 30 areas of study leading to degrees in arts, science and education. There is on-campus townhouse-style housing for 300 students on the live on the 90 acre campus, which is located in a natural setting in the historic Ancaster community, just 15-minutes from downtown Hamilton. In 2006, Redeemer has added a new library, theatre and recreational facilities. Redeemer is also Hamilton's third largest conference provider, with over 80,000 guests per year. Redeemer offers a rich variety of extracurricular programs in the performing arts, sports and cross cultural mission trips.
Hillfield Strathallan College299 Fennell Avenue West
Hamilton, ON L9C 1G3
Tel: (905) 389-1367
Fax: (905) 389-6366
Since 1901 Hillfield Strathallan College (K-12) has served Hamilton and the Golden Horseshoe area by preparing young people for extraordinary educational opportunities. HSC is an independent, alternative not-for-profit school, and has 1,100 students and 110 faculty in the family of our small school communities: Montessori (ages three through nine); Junior School (JK through Grade 4); Middle School (Grades 5 through 8); and, Senior School (Grades 9 through post-secondary entrance). The students in each of the schools are engaged in a wide range of philanthropic projects to connect them with local, national and international groups and develop their sense of global citizenship