With tips, tidbits and timely happenings from the Career Centre to the Wellness Hub to Athletics & Recreation, we can help you bring balance to your student life at York. All curated into topic categories such as Career Support, Learning Skills, Academics, Health & Wellness, Out & About On Campus, York Pride, Important Dates, Money Matters, International Connections, Grad and Beyond, and more.
Whether it’s a service offered on campus, a student-centric event that you may have not known about, a workshop to help you with learning skills or your career beyond York, or that club you’ve always wanted to join but never knew how to, you’ll find it all in This Week @ York. From time to time we’ll also provide reminders for important financial and academic dates and deadlines.
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Without further ado, here’s what’s happening This Week @ York:
This Week @ York for Week of November 12, 2018
Have your say about smoking on campus! Complete the survey and provide your input.
Join the 2018 Student Experience Design Team! Work with staff and your student peers to improve the student experience at York.
Is there a staff member or team of staff members that has gone above and beyond to help you succeed? Nominations for the 2018 President’s Staff Recognition Awards are now open. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
The President’s Ambassador Program application for first-year students for is open. Students selected for the program will attend several institutional and community events, including alumni receptions and government announcements. The deadline for applications is Monday, December 3, 2018.
Rock Your Red and you can win while cheering on the York Lions women’s and men’s basketball teams this Friday, November 16 at Tait Mackenzie Centre, 6pm and 8pm as they host the Waterloo Warriors! If that’s not enough basketball action for you, they’ll be taking on the Laurier Golden Hawks on Saturday, November 17 – same time, same place!
Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17, Canlan Ice Sports at 7pm the men’s hockey team will be hosting the Windsor Lancers and the Laurier Golden Hawks, respectively.
Sunday, November 18, Canlan Ice Sports at 7 pm, the women’s hockey team will be hosting the Brock Badgers!
Glendon Global Debates: Is the UN still relevant? Est-ce que l’ONU est toujours pertinent? As the United Nations approaches its 75th year in 2021 – the year Canada wants to join the Security Council -- this panel will assess its effectiveness to address the issues of the 21st century. Thursday, November 15, A 100, Centre of Excellence, 6:45 pm to 9:15 pm.
Speaker: Co-Interim Principal Ian Roberge presents: “Where to Stash your Dirty Cash: A Look at the International Regime to Combat Money Laundering”. Wednesday, November 14,, Noon to 1:30 pm, Senior Common Room, McLaughlin College.
Workshop: Job Search and Networking Strategies. Learn how to uncover hidden opportunities and build relationships that maximize your job search efforts!
Career Conversation Panels: Health. Connect with Bachelor of Health grads and professionals to gain insight, strategies and tips for entering the field of Health. Tuesday, November 13, Stong College, Room 101, Master’s Dining Room, 2 pm to 5 pm.
Career Conversation Panels: Human Resources. Thursday, November 15, Harry Crowe Room, 109 Atkinson College, 5 pm to 7 pm. Registration is required
One-hour training course: Respect, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI). Learn how to better identify and prevent harassment and discrimination based on provincial human rights legislation and the University’s human rights-related policies.
Course Withdrawal Period for Term F courses began on Nov. 10 and will run until the last day of fall classes (Tuesday, December 4).
York University Student Transit Survey: We encourage you to complete this survey by the York Federation of Students (YFS) in an effort to gather more data around student transit use and explore the possibility of a Universal Transit Pass.