York U expert can discuss Stephen Hawking’s legacy and impact on world

TORONTO, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – The brilliant mind of, arguably, the world’s most famous physicist, Stephen Hawking, has left some of his most pressing questions unanswered, but his legacy will live on. He has become a mythical figure, a hero, a beautiful mind. Héléne Mialet of York University’s Faculty of Science, has written extensively […]

International Women's Day: experts available to discuss advancing research in women’s health

York U experts available to discuss advancing research in women’s health TORONTO, March 7, 2018 –This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, #PressForProgress is fueled by movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp. At this important time in our history, there is even more momentum globally to strive for parity across all sectors, including health. York […]

York University celebrates graduation of Internationally Educated Professionals from bridging program

TORONTO, March 7, 2018 – York University is hosting a celebratory reception this evening in honour of the recent graduates of the Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP) Bridging Program, preceded by a certificate presentation ceremony at 7pm, at the Keele Campus. Friends and family of the more than 70 recipients will witness them receive their certificates […]

York University hosts The REDress Project special events in support of Indigenous women, girls, trans and two-spirit persons

TORONTO, March 6, 2018 – York University hosts special events throughout this week to mark the arrival of The REDress Project to its Keele and Glendon campuses, and to create an open discussion about the gendered and racialized nature of oppression of Indigenous peoples since colonization. Led by Kanisha Brown-Bear of the Indigenous Students Association […]


TORONTO, March 3, 2018 –  Nothing is more important to York University than our students and their success. Yesterday, after six months of negotiations, CUPE 3903 representing graduate assistants, teaching assistants and contract faculty, announced that it has formally rejected the University’s final offer of March 1 and determined they will go on strike as […]

New building at York University will help to meet growing demand for Continuing Studies

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2018 ─ York University will add a new School of Continuing Studies building to its Keele campus to accommodate significant growth and support the creation of even more innovative programs for recent graduates, working professionals, international students and new Canadians in the future. The University’s Board of Governors on Tuesday approved a […]