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This Week @ York for Week of September 20, 2022

FYI

  • Google Apps at York has a new 50 GB storage limit. Accounts over the 50 GB limit will have limited access and ability to send and receive emails. Use Google Takeout to export and back up your data regularly.

  • Student Accounts Lifecycle. If you will no longer be enrolled in courses at York, your student computing accounts will enter an expiry process. Ensure that you have downloaded and backed up your files onto your own personal devices. For more information, visit the UIT website.

  • The Office of the University Registrar’s (OUR) Student Advisory Committee (SAC) applications are now open! Apply now for the SAC, which brings together students with diverse backgrounds and experiences to share their thoughts on OUR projects, policies and initiatives. Build your leadership skills, community connections and be a positive force for strengthening your student services. Application Deadline: Friday, Sept. 30.

Careers Support

  • Fall Career Fair. Meet Employers who are looking to hire York students for a variety of opportunities, including part-time, summer, internship and full-time positions after graduation. Thursday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building.

  • Preparing for Career Fair Success: Job Search and Networking Strategies webinar. Want to be more effective in getting the job you want? Find out how to uncover and create career opportunities by learning how employers fill job openings. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Register through Experience York.

  • Founder Fundamentals Program. Kickstart your entrepreneurial career with the Founder Fundamentals Program offered by YSpace, York’s innovation and entrepreneurship hub. Attend nine workshops and get an Innovation York Certificate of Completion! Tuesday, Sept. 20 to Tuesday, Dec. 6.

  • Legal Basics for Entrepreneurs. Understand key legal principles to spot and resolve potential issues, and ensure that you build and secure the legal foundation for your business. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6 to 8 p.m. Registration required.

Academics

  • Analyze your Assignment. Start brainstorming and formulate plans for you first assignments of the year. Thursday, Sept. 22, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Registration not required.

Learning Skills

  • Exchange Info Session. Discuss academic exchange opportunities with York International’s Global Learning Coordinators. Registration required.

    Thursday, Sept. 22, 2 to 3 p.m.
    Tuesday, Sept. 27, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

  • Learning Commons Welcome Desk Drop-In. Drop in and meet the Learning Skills Services Peers. Get your questions answered and learn more about how to access academic resources. Registration not required.

    Wednesday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Thursday, Sept. 22, 1 to 4 p.m.
    Tuesday, Sept. 27, noon to 2 p.m.

  • Study Strategies That Work. Explore study strategies proven to work. Registration required.

    Wednesday, Sept. 21, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday, Sept. 26, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

  • Critical Thinking. Develop deeper levels of understanding, analysis, critical thinking and evaluation. Thursday, Sept. 22, 9 to 10 a.m. Registration required.

  • Time Management. Learn practical, personalized approaches to managing your time that work for you. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Room 203, Bethune College. No registration required.

  • Starting off Strong. Understand what is expected of learners in a university environment and how to get off to a great start. Registration required.

    Friday, Sept. 23, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Sept. 27, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

International Student Support

Get Involved

  • Register for the Rights, Equity, Diversity, Decolonization & Inclusion (REDDI) workshop series starting Thursday, September 22. By completing any Core Session and any two REDDI sessions, participants can earn a REDDI Certificate of Completion. Read more about earning the REDDI Certificate and Mini-Series Certificates.

  • First Workshop: The Impacts and Effects of Microaggressions in the Post-Secondary Education Environment. Learn about the reality and pervasiveness of microaggressions within the context of post-secondary institutions. Thursday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register through YU Learn.

2SLGBTQIA+ Student Support

  • 2SLGBTQIA+ Support Group. Student Counselling, Health and Well-being (SCHW) offers a bi-weekly, drop-in support group for the 2SLGBTQIA+ student community at York. Group members are encouraged to lead the conversation and have agency over deciding what they would like discussed on any given week. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1 to 2 p.m.

  • Trans and Non-Binary Support Group. Connect with the Trans and Non-Binary Support Group to meet other students and navigate gender in a relaxed and safe space. Ask questions, just listen in or chat and make some new friends! Tuesday, Sept. 27, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

    For more information on both events, email SCHW at schw@yorku.ca.

Social

  • Sensoria 2022: The Art and Science of Our Senses Exhibition. Explore this exhibition and symposium that engages multi-sensory research that revitalizes our sensory connections to our surroundings, through and despite technological tools, networks and latencies. The exhibition and symposium bridges LAZNIA Centre for Contemporary Art (LCCA) in Gdansk, Poland and Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology at York. Monday, Sept. 26 to Friday, Oct. 14, Gales Gallery, 105 Accolade West Building, York University, 86 Fine Arts Road.

  • Car Free Day. The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) at York are encouraging motorists to give up their vehicles for a day. Students will start with a Critical Mass this day around York and a Bike Ride from the Bergeron Centre around the Keele Campus Neighbourhood. Please note in the registration form if you need a bike to be part of this event. Thursday, Sept. 22, 4 to 6 p.m. Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence. Registration required.

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