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Aird & Berlis LLP stepping up with annual award to help York University startups succeed

TORONTO, September 20, 2017 ─ Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, together with its partner Randy Williamson, will support the next high potential venture to come out of York University’s entrepreneurship unit with a generous donation of cash and legal services. Aird & Berlis’s support for Innovation York’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU, was announced at […]

York U creates and uses new online inclusion tool for Orientation Week

  TORONTO, September 5, 2017─ Student leaders at York University are using a new online tool – an Inclusion Lens – to proactively ensure its close to 500 orientation week events are welcoming to incoming members of the York community. The Inclusion Lens may be the first online event management tool created by a Canadian […]

StudentDwellTO: York, U of T, OCAD U, Ryerson students and faculty take on affordable housing in massive joint research project

TORONTO, August 29, 2017 ─ The presidents of Toronto’s four universities – York University, the University of Toronto, OCAD University, and Ryerson University – have teamed up for a new initiative called StudentDwellTO to tackle one of the biggest issues facing post-secondary students in the Greater Toronto area: affordable housing. The initiative brings together nearly […]

York University committed to collaboration to expand French language post-secondary education in Ontario

TORONTO, Aug. 28 2017 – York University welcomes the focus of a report by the Planning Board for a French-language University which recommends further development of French language post-secondary education in Ontario. York has served the demand for post-secondary French education in central and southwestern Ontario for more than 50 years at its French and […]

Incoming York U students to receive Schulich Leader Scholarships

TORONTO, August 22, 2017 ─ Two students will begin their studies at York University this fall with prestigious Schulich Leader scholarships, awarded annually to encourage promising scholars who are also active in their communities to pursue careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Nathan Stachow, recipient of a $100,000 Schulich Leader scholarship, will attend York’s […]