York University caps off “A Decade of Impact” with enrolment boost

TORONTO, Monday, June 12, 2017 – Today, York University released “A Decade of Impact”, a new report highlighting achievements of the past ten years, all pointing to the recent success revealed in the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) enrolment data with York a leader among Ontario universities. York’s President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri’s term winds […]

Ontario students celebrate Canada’s 150 at York U

TORONTO, Thursday, June 8 – Some 70 students from across the province will show how Canadian history impacts them this Saturday at York University as part of a special sesquicentennial Ontario Provincial Heritage Fair. The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will address the students and view their winning projects. The participating students, from […]

York U to confer honorary degrees on 12 remarkable Canadians at spring convocation

TORONTO, June 8, 2017 – York University will recognize the tremendous contributions of a dozen community and business leaders including Canada’s Governor General, a judge, journalists and scholars at this year’s spring convocation ceremonies. An inspiring Canadian athlete will also be recognized with an honorary degree. “This year’s honorary degree recipients truly are a remarkable […]

York University mourns former Chancellor, esteemed philanthropist Avie Bennett

On behalf of York University, I would like to express my deepest condolences on the loss of Avie Bennett, former Chancellor of York University, and esteemed philanthropist, business person, and publisher. As Chancellor, and as an individual, his commitment to excellence, improved access to post-secondary education, and social responsibility were unwavering.  He also had an […]

York University appoints internationally renowned global health scholars

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 – As Canada’s progressive university, a York University education shapes the global perspective, and embraces innovation in teaching, learning, and research. York University’s Faculty of Health has announced two important appointments, both demonstrating momentum in one of the University’s emerging areas of academic and research excellence: global health. Dr. James Orbinski […]