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Is Mac Well? – NCHA 2019 Survey Results


The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) was completed by a randomized sample of McMaster students, to gain a snapshot of the student population health status. From 1087 respondents, information about health behaviours, health indicators and student experience, were collected. The findings will be used to better understand the needs of the student population, to inform […]

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This is What Consent Means!


In April 2012, SACHA (the Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton & Area) in partnership with the YWCA Hamilton, initiated a project at McMaster University focused on engaging students (ages 17-24) in the prevention of violence against young women on campus. The information gathered through the “It’s Time” project informed eight key recommendations that could be […]

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It’s Time… to End Gender-based Violence on Campus!


21% of students experienced at least one unwanted sexual experience 80% of victims know their perpetrator! The age group most affected? Those who are… 17-24 years of age   Gender-based violence is prominent at all university campuses. A study conducted by the University of Alberta found that 21% of students experienced at least one unwanted […]

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