Response to CBC Fifth Estate episode focusing on anti-Black racism on university campuses

La version française suit la version anglaise. Anti-Black racism is a serious and systemic problem that exists in our society, and York University acknowledges its responsibility to help build more equitable and inclusive communities. Organizational change must be responsive to and inclusive of Black faculty, instructors, students, staff, and alumni. Over the past eight months, […]

Seeding the Future: York University Black theatre students share original work inspired by 21 Black Futures 

TORONTO, February 24, 2021 – Three theatre students from York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design are among the emerging Black Canadian talent who have created work inspired by Obsidian Theatre’s 21 Black Futures, a collection of 21 filmed monodramas streaming on CBC Gem. For the project, Seeding the Future, Black Canadian […]

Osgoode Hall Law School establishes special fund to assist JD students experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19

TORONTO, February 23, 2021 – In a gesture of support for its Juris Doctor (JD) students who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University has announced that it will commit $1 to $1.5 million to assist those students over the next 18 months. The Osgoode student relief plan […]

York University’s YSpace hosting fireside chat today with top entrepreneur Vincenzo Guzzo

TORONTO, February 22, 2021 – York University’s entrepreneurship hub YSpace will host Fireside Chat & Rapid Pitching, a virtual event featuring cinema mogul and television personality Vincenzo Guzzo, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. “Virtual meetings and events have become today’s standard to connect. Although they somewhat limit interactivity and spontaneity, they allow for a […]

York University joins ARUCC’s MyCreds™ | MesCertif™ to offer students digital access to diplomas

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2021 –York University has joined the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC) to deliver students’ documents to them electronically through a secure, centralized credential wallet, enabling them to share them anytime, anywhere. ARUCC’s MyCreds™ | MesCertif™will give students private online access to their records ensuring they alone […]