This Week @ York for Week of September 19, 2023

Important Dates

  • Add/drop deadlines. The deadline to add a course without the instructor's permission is Wednesday, September 20.


  • Student Advisory Committee. The Office of the University Registrar (OUR) is recruiting students with diverse backgrounds and experiences for the Student Advisory Committee. Share thoughts on OUR projects, policies and initiatives through this opportunity. Application deadline is Friday, September 29.

  • Value Meals.Explore dishes at a reasonable price point. The new menu ensures all community members with distinct dietary needs can access healthy and exciting meal options. The value meal program will be available at Stong, Winters and Glendon Dining Hall locations and easily identifiable with the value meal icon so everyone can navigate the dining areas with ease.

Careers Support

  • Fall Career Fair. Meet employers looking to hire York students for part-time, summer, internship and full-time positions after graduation. Keele Campus. Thursday, September 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building. Registration not required.

  • The Onyx Initiative’s 4th Annual Black Professionals Career Fair. Join the 4th Annual Black Professionals Career Fair which connects students and recent graduates with recruiters from across the country for exciting job opportunities. Virtual event. Tuesday, September 19, 4 to 7 p.m. Registration required.

  • Sanofi NA Workshop: Why is Career Networking Important? Learn how networking is crucial in preparing you for career development, professional success and personal improvement. Virtual event. Wednesday, September 20, 5 to 6 p.m. Registration required.

Learning Skills

  • Note-Taking Essentials. Learn about various note-taking strategies and effective study tips. Wednesday, September 20, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Registration required.

  • Starting off Strong. Explore what is expected of learners at university and get tips for a great start. Friday, September 22, 11 a.m. to noon. Registration required.

  • Time Management. Learn practical, personalized approaches to managing your time that work for you. Keele Campus. Thursday, September 21, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Room 203, Bethune College. Virtual event. Monday, September 25, noon to 1 p.m. Registration required for virtual event.

  • Study Strategies That Work. Explore study strategies proven to work "with" our brains. Virtual event. Tuesday, September 26, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

  • Motivation & Procrastination. Overcome procrastination and find internal motivation to help you succeed. Virtual event. Tuesday, September 26, noon to 1 p.m. Registration required.

  • Learn more about the benefits of global learning. Connect with students who have gone abroad to hear about their experiences. Meet representatives from partner universities to learn about student life, course offerings and what to expect while on their campus. Keele Campus. Thursday, October 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No registration required.

Mature Student Support

  • Course Syllabus? What is that for? Understand your professor's expectations and how the course syllabus can help you achieve your academic goals. Virtual event. Wednesday, September 20, noon to 1 p.m. Registration required.

International Student Support

  • UHIP Drop-In session. Meet with our advisors to learn more about UHIP, ask questions and more. Virtual event. Wednesday, September 20, 2 to 4 p.m. Registration required.

  • Neighbourhood Exploration: Explore Toronto. Explore Downtown Toronto, navigate public transit, visit iconic landmarks and discover hidden gems around Yonge and Dundas Square, City Hall and Eaton Centre. Keele Campus. Thursday, September 21, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Meet at York University Subway Station (North Side). Registration not required.

  • First 6 Weeks: Campus Tour. Explore Keele campus with fun facts, a scavenger hunt, and prizes. Learn about the buildings, tour guides’ favorite spots and connect with other international students. Thursday, September 21, 4 to 6 p.m. Registration required.

  • Immigration Workroom: Study Permit Extension + Post Graduate Work Permit. Meet advisors and licensed immigration specialists who can answer questions about your study permit extension and/or post-graduation work permit application. Keele Campus. Friday, September 22, 10 to 11:30 a.m. 242 York Lanes. Registration required.

Graduate Student Support

  • Canadian Engineering Graduate Studies Fair. Discover graduate studies options available to you across Canada by networking with recruiters from Concordia, McMaster, Queen’s, Toronto Metropolitan, University of British Columbia, York and more. Keele Campus. Friday, September 29, noon to 3 p.m. Lassonde Building lobby. Registration required.

Health & Wellness

  • How to Give and Receive Consent with Luna Matasas. Consent and communication in dating, relationships and sex are essential. Join this workshop to ask important questions and learn more about what consent entails. Keele campus. Tuesday, September 19, 5 to 6 p.m. Ross N102. Registration required via email at thecentre@yorku.ca.

  • Wen-do: Women and Non-Binary Self Defense. Learn about the importance of defending yourself and explore how to break down stereotypes. Keele Campus. Wednesday, September 20, 4 to 6 p.m. Studio C, Second Student Centre. Registration required via email at thecentre@yorku.ca.

  • Advocacy as a form of care with Keosha Love. Discover healthy ways to use advocacy in relationships, work and personal life. Keele Campus. Thursday, September 21, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 305 York Lanes. Registration required via email at thecentre@yorku.ca.