Welcome to the McMaster Children & Youth University

 

The McMaster Children & Youth University (MCYU) was launched in 2011 and is the FIRST Children’s University in Canada with programming for interactive, family-based discovery. Our guiding philosophy is Question – Discover – CreateTM; Question the world around you, Discover your potential, and Create effective solutions.

 

MCYU delivers STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) based programming in the form of FREE On-Campus Lectures once a month by university professors and community outreach workshops through our student-led MCYU in the City teams.

UPCOMING EVENTS

MCYU On-Campus Lecture – The Story of “You” University Life (By: Dr. Felicia Vulcu) – Saturday, February 24, 2018

Lecture Description: Let’s re-think university and redefine it. What if “university” wasn’t a building with classrooms and professors? What if You are the University? What does this mean? Re-imagine university as the story of you. You are starting on an amazing journey of self-discovery. Your ultimate goal: to learn, to grow and to create. Join ...

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MCYU CURIOSITY CRAWL – A Day to Question, Discover, Create – Saturday, March 3, 2018

MCYU CURIOSITY CRAWL   How many emotions do we feel in one day? How do you make dirty water drinkable? How does one create the perfect zombie virus?   Explore these questions and more at MCYU’s CURIOSITY CRAWL – A Day to Question, Discover, and Create!   Choose your own adventure with up to 15 ...

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MCYU On-Campus Lecture – Photovoice: Engaging Indigenous Elders and Youth (By Dr. Chelsy Gable) – Saturday, March 24, 2018

Lecture Description: We’ve all heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Did you ever look at a picture, a photograph, or a painting and wonder what story it tells? A photograph can be a strong tool to convey a message. Join Dr. Gable as she explains how “Photovoice” is being used today ...

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Volunteer with us on March 3, 2018 at MCYU Curiosity Crawl! Looking for event volunteers to help with set up, registration, poster distribution and more. Email us at [email protected] for more info. #HamOntVolunteers #VolunteerHamilton
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Meet our next guest lecturer, Dr. Filicia Vulcu. Dr. Vulcu is an Assistant Professor McMaster University in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. When she's not busy being a scientist, she can be found doing her second favourite thing - watching zombie movies! ow.ly/4wl830inqr9 ... See MoreSee Less

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"I wish adults understood us a little bit more". This video proves that kids are capable of ANYTHING! This might be the most inspirational video you watch this week. #KidInventors #QuestionDiscoverCreate ow.ly/umU930ihBTD ... See MoreSee Less

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"Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.” - Ernest Dimnet. Join us at our Family Lecture Sat. Feb. 24 as @Felicia_Vulcu talks to us about re-imagining 'university' and the journey of self discovery. Register at https://t.co/eAp5BSWyay

Volunteer with us on March 3, 2018 at MCYU Curiosity Crawl! Looking for event volunteers to help with set up, registration, poster distribution and more. Email us at [email protected] for more info. #HamOntVolunteers #VolunteerHamilton
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Meet our next guest lecturer, Dr. Filicia Vulcu. Dr. Vulcu is an Assistant Professor @McMasterU in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. When she's not busy being a scientist, she can be found doing her second favourite thing - watching zombie movies! https://t.co/5WqvWSDnbH

What if “university” wasn’t a building with classrooms and professors? What if You are the University? What does this mean? This month’s family lecture is a topic for EVERYONE. Join Dr. Felicia Vulcu Feb. 24, 11am. Register at https://t.co/O9FHAg9qjS

What if “university” wasn’t a building with classrooms and professors? What if You are the University? What does this mean? This month’s family lecture is a topic that EVERYONE can relate to and learn from. Join Dr. Felicia Vulcu Feb. 24, 11am. Register at https://t.co/O9FHAg9qjS

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