New students will hear an inspiring talk about the importance of respect, consent and healthy relationships when Mike Domitrz leads the annual You Had Me At Consent presentation. The keynote speaker is a leading authority on the topic and will be featured as part of York Orientation Day on Tuesday.
Everyone’s invited to a special presentation at Osgoode Hall Law School on Sept. 16. The event will showcase the creativity and talent of Artists-in-Residence Cindy Blazevic (2013-14) and Julie Lassonde (2014-15), and will introduce the law school’s 2015-16 Artists-in-Residence Kami Chisholm and Nadine Valcin.
Students new to York University will have the opportunity to participate in a New Student Convocation on Sept. 8. The event, which runs for the first time at the University, is part of York Orientation Day and caps off the YU START initiative.
On Monday, Aug. 31, Osgoode Hall Law School at York University announced a further $1 million investment in financial accessibility to ensure that a greater number of students are able to access legal education.
Frosh Week kicks off at York U on Sept. 5 and continues until Sept. 13. The annual orientation activities and events will welcome the newest cohort of undergrads to campus.
York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri announces the appointment of Professor Lyndon Martin to the position of dean of the Faculty of Education. Professor Martin’s five-year term as dean commences July 1, 2016.
York University featured in the National Survey of Student Engagement 'Lessons from the Field' report
York was the only Canadian university identified and profiled by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) in the report. York’s campaign was referred to as providing best practices for the survey by NSSE officials.
New faculty starting at York University will experience their own welcome to the Lions Pride during new faculty orientation days Aug. 25 and 26. The two-day event is organized by the Teaching Commons.
The popular web documentary series following the York Lions football team returns for a second season on Aug. 27. The award-winning series, titled 3rd and Goal, gives fans an all-access look at what goes into building a Canadian Interuniversity Sport football team.
Political science Professor Thomas Klassen and humanities Professor Emeritus John Dwyer lay out the secrets to success for university students in their new book, “How to Succeed at University (And Get a Great Job!): Mastering the Critical Skills You Need for School, Work and Life”.