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Dual degree will offer York University’s Glendon College students the best of Canada and France

TORONTO, July 14, 2016 – A new partnership between York University’s Glendon College and the emlyon business school  in France will offer students the opportunity to combine liberal arts with business education, earn two university degrees, and benefit from internships in France, Canada, or other countries where French is an official language. The agreement, which […]

Three York U graduate students become prestigious Trudeau Scholars

  York University graduate students Aytak Akbari-Dibavar, Gerard Kennedy and Jesse Thistle have been awarded the Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship, a prestigious award presented by the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation. The three York students are among 15 students across Canada selected by the Foundation to receive the award. “I am so incredibly proud of Aytak, Gerard […]

Cinespace family donation will give York U students unparalleled studio experience

TORONTO, May 26, 2016 – The Mirkopoulos family of Cinespace Film Studios is providing York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) with a state-of-the-art facility for teaching, learning and creation using pioneering motion media technologies. The generous $2.5 million gift from Cinespace Film Studios and the Mirkopoulos family has created a […]

York U resident dog to offer therapy to stressed students

TORONTO, April 6, 2016 – Meet York U’s own resident therapy dog Barnaby. The St. John’s Ambulance certified ‘therapist’ will begin helping students relieve stress starting tomorrow, April 7. Barnaby will be hanging out at the Scott Library Atrium in the afternoon. The session, organized during winter examination period, is sponsored by York University Libraries […]

York University welcomes Federal government investment in students, research and innovation

TORONTO, March 22, 2016 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitments in today’s budget to create a special fund to invest in research infrastructure projects at universities, to increase funding for granting councils and to make post-secondary education more affordable for students. In presenting his first Federal budget, […]

York U team receives close to $1M in funding for mental-health care virtual community for students

TORONTO, March 4, 2016 – A York University research team will receive more than $898,000 in funding and in-kind contributions from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and industry partners to research and develop support for the mental health needs of students through a Mindfulness Virtual Community (MVC). “The goal is to improve the […]