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York U to confer four honorary degrees at fall convocation

TORONTO, October 17, 2017 ─ Four outstanding individuals will be recognized with honorary degrees at York University's fall convocation ceremonies, taking place Wednesday, Oct. 18 to Friday, Oct. 20. The honorary degrees will mark the contributions of an innovative entrepreneur, a business leader, a social justice activist and a champion of gender equality. Ceremonies on Wednesday and […]

York University ensures access to teacher education for college tech graduates

TORONTO, October 12, 2017 ─ York University has signed agreements with seven Ontario colleges to enable college graduates trained in technology-related fields to earn teaching degrees at York. The pathway agreements allow college students with work experience and three-year advanced diplomas in programs ranging from animation to industrial design to enter York’s Consecutive Bachelor of […]

York University announces student award in honour of Invictus Games

TORONTO, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – Today, York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton welcomed the Invictus Games National Flag Tour to York and announced a new award in honour of the Invictus Games in support of increased access to post-secondary education for Canada’s Military personnel and their children. The York University Service Award provides […]

Schulich names new Graduate Study & Research Building in honour of entrepreneurs Rob and Cheryl McEwen

Rob and Cheryl McEwen’s $8-million donation to the Leading Change campaign one of largest gifts received by the Schulich School of Business TORONTO – Monday, September 18, 2017 – The Schulich School of Business at York University is proud to announce that its new Graduate Study & Research Building will be named in honour of […]

Osgoode Hall Law School seeks to support and strengthen community partnerships

TORONTO, September 13, 2017 – In keeping with its commitment to cultivate law graduates who will serve and strengthen the communities in which they live and work, York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School will devote substantial resources over the next three years to support ongoing and new student-led Osgoode projects that partner with community groups. […]

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 […]