FGS invites the community to Experience Grad York, Oct. 12 to 15

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Ever considered graduate education? York University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is inviting the community to Experience Grad York this month. The free virtual event, running from Tuesday, Oct. 12 to Friday, Oct. 15, showcases the range of learning options and career pathways that York has to offer. Prospective students can attend various information sessions and engage with graduate program and diploma representatives from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day.   

Whether someone wants to continue learning in the same stream or discover a new career, York’s graduate programs offer experiential learning opportunities and an innovative education for a changing world. Through Experience Grad York, future students can discover over 60 different graduate school options – full-time and part-time, from diploma programs to master’s degrees and PhDs.  

Where the next generation of careers and ideas are born! Experience Grad York. When: Tuesday, October 12th to Friday, October 15th. Time: Various sessions between 8:30 am - 9:00 pm (EST) RSVP: yorku.ca/gradstudies/egy

Attendees can sit in on information sessions hosted by program representatives and panels hosted by FGS, which will be running concurrently. From the basics of funding and scholarship opportunities to understanding the graduate admissions process from start to end, FGS administrators and staff are there to help.

Don’t miss the panel on writing a strong statement of interest hosted by FGS Dean and Associate Vice-President Thomas Loebel, taking place on Oct. 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

Some other noteworthy session include:

  • an Indigenous grad student panel presented by the Centre for Indigenous Student Services and FGS, Oct. 14;
  • a talk for international students about visas, study permits, work permits and more, Oct. 12;
  • a Black excellence at York University student panel, Oct. 12 and 14; and
  • a talk about equity and diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, Oct. 14.

Future students will also have a chance to ask what “grad life” is all about during Q-and-A panels with current York students. The majority of the panels are offered at multiple times throughout the four-day event to accommodate various schedules.

To register for the event and find out more about the sessions being offered, visit yorku.ca/gradstudies/egy. Still have questions? Connect with Anesa Albert, communications and recruitment manager for the Faculty of Graduate Studies, at anesaa@yorku.ca.