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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 January 14, 2019

  • Remediation Reminder:

    • The last date to apply for the Tuition Credit Opportunity from dropped Fall/Winter 2017-2018 and Winter 2018 courses is Wednesday, January 16.
  • Winter Career Fairchange of location: Meet a variety of employers to learn about career opportunities on Thursday, January 17, 10am to 3pm in the Victor Philip Dahdaleh Building. Be sure to check out the full list of 80+ employers and their profiles to learn about positions they’re recruiting for and how to apply.

  • Panel Discussion: Strategies for Getting Hired within the Federal Government. Thursday, January 17, 1 to 3pm, Second Student Centre. Speak with representatives from the Federal Government about careers in a variety of departments and get tips on how to apply. The Federal Government has posted several job opportunities on the Career Centre’s website to apply by Jan 18. Selected Candidates will be invited to an exclusive Speed Staffing Event for an interview for job offers on the spot!

  • Workshop: Rapid Resume Review (RRR) at the Learning Commons. Bring a print-out of your resume to review together with one of our friendly Career Peer Educators! Tuesday, January 15, 11am to 1pm, Learning Commons (2nd floor of Scott Library)

  • Earn cash while you learn! Apply to participate in the Finesse Your Finances Workshop Series and Research Study. You will build your money management skills, set personal goals, develop your own plan for success, build your own ability to problem solve through hurdles and build momentum. Space is limited.

  • YFS presents Frost Week! A full week of events to welcome students back after the holidays, as well as welcome new students to campus, including the Winter Semester Clubs Fair, Wednesday, January 16, 10am to 4pm, Vari Hall.

  • Register today for York’s 10th Annual Inclusion Day commemoration on Thursday, January 24, 2019, 11:15am to 1pm in the Second Student CentreThis event kicks off our 60th anniversary celebrations by bringing together four global leaders from higher Ed, business, public policy and the arts, to engage the critical concept of inclusion as a driver of innovation. Free admission. Space is limited.

  • Workshop: Starting Off Strong. Learning Skills Services wants to help you discover tools, tips and strategies to get you started on the right path to achieving your academic goals. Tuesday, January 15, and Friday, January 18, 1:30 to 2:30pm, Sound and Moving Images Library (SMIL), Screening Room 124.

  • Media Music Concert (MMC:VIII). A showcase of film, television and video game music arranged and performed by York music students. This year’s arrangements include music from Zelda, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Superman, Pirates of the Caribbean and more. Thursday, January 17, 7:30 to 8:30pm, Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building. Tickets are $10 for students.

  • Music @ Midday: York University New Music Ensemble. The York University New Music Ensemble perform an eclectic mix of new music. Wednesday, January 16, 12 to 1pm, Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building. Free admission.

  • Visit the 15th Annual Vanier College Book Sale from Monday, January 14 to Thursday, January 17, 9am to 6pm, Rooms 152 Founders College and 001 Vanier College.

  • The men’s hockey team will be hosting the Western Mustangs on Friday, January 18, 7pm, Canlan Ice Sports.

  • The women’s and men’s volleyball teams will be taking on the Nipissing Lakers on Friday, January 18, 6pm and 8pm, Tait McKenzie Centre.

  • Living in Canada Session: Banking in Canada. York International presents an informative and fun workshop about how to manage your finances while in Canada. Tuesday, January 15, 12:30 to 1:30pm, 242 York Lanes.

  • Is there a staff member that has gone above and beyond to help you succeed? If you have not already done so, nominate a staff member you know who is making an important impact at York for the President’s 2018 Staff Recognition Awards. Nominations close on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

  • York’s Mental Health & Wellness Student Initiative Fund supports innovative and inclusive student-led initiatives through $1000 grants to five registered student clubs to support an initiative that fosters positive mental health and well-being among York students. Completed applications are due on Thursday, January 24.