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Statement from York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton regarding the tragic loss of York student in Iranian plane crash

January 8, 2020 - Today, York University mourns the loss of one of our students aboard the Ukraine International Airlines flight that crashed this morning near Tehran. On behalf of the York community, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the student killed in this tragic event. We are reaching out […]

Students in Dadaab refugee camps first to graduate with York U certificate

 TORONTO, October 14, 2015 – Fifty-nine students in the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya will each receive a York University Certificate of Completion in Educational Studies on Thursday – the first graduates of a unique program designed to take post-secondary education to where refugees live. The enormous achievement of these refugees will be recognized during […]

York U to host 6,500 students at Canada’s largest consent education event

York University will host Canada’s largest student orientation event on September 8 when 6,500 new students will be welcomed by University leaders, learn about consent and expectations, and attempt to break the world record for the most number of selfies taken at one time. Noted speaker Mike Domitrz will talk about the importance of respect, […]