The best of 2020: How York is charting a better course toward post-pandemic world

Vari Hall

During a time of extraordinary challenges, York University has continued to make incredible strides, leaving 2020 behind as a year of progress and positive change.

Over the last year, the York community has rallied to support its students, near and far, demonstrating that it is possible to build a better future in the face of a global pandemic.

York’s educators have developed new ways of teaching and continue to provide pathways for students to be successful in the world, and the University is breaking new ground in COVID-19 research.

As well, recent rankings show that York University remains a leading institution for higher learning, worldwide, which speaks to the outstanding accomplishments by its students, faculty, staff, alumni and senior leadership.

Here’s a look at some of the highlights of 2020 that exemplify how York University is a community of changemakers: