This Week @ York for Week of May 24, 2022


    • Rapid testing program. York is offering at-home rapid antigen testing kits for all community members. Tests can be picked up at various locations at scheduled times on the Keele (YU Test Clinic, York International, Bennett Centre for Student Services and the Vari Hall Rotunda) and Glendon (Office of Student Affairs) campuses. Please note that due to limited supplies of rapid antigen tests, there is a limit of one package per community member. For pick-up details, visit the Rapid Antigen Testing Program webpage.
    • Maclean’s Annual Student Survey. Help a future Lion make their next move in post-secondary education by completing the Maclean’s Student Survey. Share your experiences with student services, academic supports, professors and campus life! Complete the Maclean’s Survey.

Learning Skills

    • Transition to Next Year Workshop. Learn about your degree requirements, how to enrol in classes for next year and available resources to make a smooth transition into next year. Monday, May 30, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Registration required.
    • Road to Research Success: How to Find Scholarly Articles and Books Through YorkU Libraries. Find out how to navigate your way around the library website, use subject guides and research strategies to start your search and tap into sources for your assignments. Wednesday, May 25, noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration required.
    • Critical Thinking. This workshop will help you explore deeper levels of understanding, analysis, critical thinking and evaluation and go beyond memorizing facts and figures and purely descriptive levels of thinking. Wednesday, May 25, 1 to 2 p.m. Registration required.
    • Managing Academic Stress. Learn strategies for handling the anxieties and stresses of university life. Thursday, May 26, 2 to 3 p.m. Registration required.

Careers Support

    • On the Job Success. Learn how to increase your chances of workplace success, create great first impressions and handle difficult situations effectively. Monday, May 30, 10 to 11:40 a.m. Register through Experience York.
    • Perfecting Your LinkedIn Profile Workshop. Learn how to improve your LinkedIn profile by showcasing your academic and professional experiences and building your network. Find out how to contact others for interviews or other opportunities. Monday, May 30, 1 to 2 p.m. Register through Experience York.
    • Ways to Make Money While Studying. Learn about a variety of on- and off-campus employment opportunities and understand how to tap into the “hidden” job market. Tuesday, May 31, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Register through Experience York.
    • BlackBerry Campus Recruitment Event – Fall 2022 Co-op Opportunities. Learn about what BlackBerry is all about today. Campus recruiters will give you insight on how to work towards joining BlackBerry for the fall term in various student roles across the organization. Thursday, May 26, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Register through Experience York.
    • Interview Preparation. Approach your next interview or networking event with increased confidence. Learn how you can influence the first impression you make and show your best self while answering employers’ questions. Thursday, May 26, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Register through Experience York.
    • Alumni Networks | Master of Financial Accountability alumni network: Interview tips and networking. Learn how to control an interview in this session led by Mike Mokhtar (MFAc ‘13), owner of Mokhtar Personal Corporation. Audience members will also have the opportunity to ask questions. Wednesday, May 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Registration required.