This Week @ York for Week of May 30, 2023

Pride Month

  • York University Pride 2023 Opening Ceremony. Join York’s opening ceremony and learn about 2SLGBTQIA+ resources and services available at York. Enjoy free treats and snap a selfie with York’s mascot Yeo. Engage in the conversation on social media using #YUPride. Keele Campus. Wednesday, June 7, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Vari Hall Rotunda. Registration not required.

Indigenous History Month

  • Round Dance with ISAY. Join York Federation of Students (YFS) for their first Indigenous History Event of the month. Keele Campus. Friday, June 2, 5 to 11 p.m. Convention Centre, Second Student Centre. Registration not required.

  • Bead with Us. Learn about the importance of beading and engage in a discussion about its cultural importance. Keele Campus. Monday, June 5, 3 to 5 p.m. 307 First Student Centre. Registration required.

  • Bonnie Devine Public Lecture Honours National Indigenous History Month. York University alumna Bonnie Devine will present her personal journey, responding to questions about how to begin a conversation with the land, and her work titled Writing Home. All York community members are invited to attend this in-person event as part of National Indigenous History Month. Keele Campus. Monday, June 12, 4 to 6 p.m. Helliwell Centre, Osgoode Hall Law School. Registration required. 


  • Winter 2024 Exchange Deadline Extended to June 1. York University has 300+ global partners in 65+ countries that you can explore through academic exchange. Attend an information session or drop-in advising to learn more about how to participate. Application deadline has been extended to Thursday, June 1, 11:59 p.m. ET.

  • REDDI Summer Workshops. Creating a campus that is equitable and inclusive is an ongoing process. Rights, Equity, Diversity, Decolonization & Inclusion (REDDI) sessions are an excellent opportunity to learn about microaggressions, organizational change, ableism, racism and more. Virtual event. Various dates available starting Wednesday, June 7. Registration required.

  • Sustainable Futures Challenge 2023. Work with fellow York students to design a sustainable future and address real-world challenges that affect our environment. Show off your problem-solving skills, gain experience and network with community partners in the sustainability sector. Keele Campus. Friday, June 9 to Sunday, June 11, all day event. Victor Philip Dahdaleh Building. Registration required by Sunday, June 4.

Important Dates

  • Fall/Winter 2023-24 Important dates. Check out class start date, reading week and exam period to get ahead of the upcoming term.

  • Visual Schedule Builder. Enrolment for Fall/Winter 2023-24 is coming up. Use the Visual Schedule Builder to prepare your optimal schedule before your enrolment appointment.


Careers Support

  • Career Lounge. Want to explore the career possibilities for your degree? Career peer educators are here to answer all your career-related questions. Keele Campus. Virtual and in-person. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. 202 McLaughlin College. Registration not required.

  • LA&PS Internship Program Information Session. Join us to learn more about the LA&PS Internship Program, including academic eligibility requirements, the application and job search process, program expectations and fees. Virtual event. Thursday, June 1, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration required.

  • Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom (C4) Information Session. Learn more about the Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom (C4) and how you can get course credits while making a difference. Virtual event. Friday, June 2, 10 to 11 a.m. Registration required.

  • LA&PS Internship Program Student Drop-in. Speak with an internship program team member directly and ask questions about internship opportunities. Virtual event. Monday, June 5, noon to 1 p.m. Registration not required.

  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing. Learn how to write your resume and cover letter to effectively present your experiences, education and skills. Virtual event. Tuesday, June 6, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Registration required. 

  • How to Make Career Decisions Webinar. Explore ways of making informed career decisions and how a growth mindset is essential for your personal and career success. Virtual event. Tuesday, June 6, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Registration required.

Learning Skills

  • Motivation & Procrastination. Learn how to overcome procrastination and find internal motivation to help you achieve your goals. Virtual event. Wednesday, May 31, noon to 1 p.m. Registration required.

  • Time Management.  Discover practical, personalized approaches to managing your time that work for you. Virtual event. Thursday, June 1, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Registration required.

  • Critical Thinking. University learning involves much more than just memorizing facts and figures – explore deeper levels of understanding, analysis and evaluation. Virtual event. Monday, June 5, noon to 1 p.m. Registration required.

Mature Student Support

  • Mentoring Sessions. Ask questions about the mature student experience at York. Virtual and in-person. Various times from Monday to Thursday. Registration not required.

Graduate Student Support

International Student Support

  • Preparing for the Canadian Classroom. Learn about the Canadian post-secondary education system and get prepared for classes at York University. Virtual event. Wednesday, May 31, 9 to 10 a.m. Registration required.

  • International Student Advising. Ask questions regarding study permits, work permits, visas, SIN and more. Keele Campus. Monday, June 5, 1 to 3:30 p.m. 200 York Lanes. Registration not required.