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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 […]

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 […]

New Documentation Guidelines for Accommodating Students with Mental Health Disabilities

Toronto - Navi Dhanota, represented by ARCH Disability Law Centre; York University and the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) have worked together to develop new documentation guidelines to access academic accommodations. The change in guidelines means that students will no longer have to disclose their Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) diagnosis to register for mental […]