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Equity-Deserving Groups

The equity-deserving groups in our community include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult learners;
  • First generation students;
  • Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) peoples;
  • Members of marginalized sexual orientation and gender identity communities;
  • Persons belonging to racialized communities;
  • Persons with disabilities;
  • Students from low income families and neighbourhoods;
  • Students from rural communities;
  • Women; and
  • Persons with intersectional identities.

For more information, please see McMaster’s 2021 Employment Equity Census Report and the McMaster Access Strategy website.