TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2022 – Trying to find student housing in Toronto not only requires resourcefulness and creativity, but it further exacerbate the marginalization of students and creates socio-economic burdens, says York University Associate Professor Luisa Sotomayor, lead author of a new paper.
National pan-university program backed by $1.2 million from RBC Foundation as part of RBC Future Launch TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2021 – York University is launching a three-year initiative to enhance the representation of Black youth at universities across Canada by supporting upper-year high school students as they plan for their future such as pursuing post-secondary education or work […]
TORONTO, January 26, 2017-- If a picture is worth a thousand words, York University’s 2016 Student Photo Contest submissions tell an inspiring story. Students submitted more than 600 photo entries with Instagram posts using the hashtags #OpenYourMind and #YorkU, generating more than 12,000 votes. Prizes for the top three photos were tuition credits valued at $1,000, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]