This Week @ York for Week of April 1, 2019


Health & Wellness

  • Have your say about smoking on campus! Complete the survey and provide your input before the survey closes on Monday, April 8.

  • Workshop: Relationships and Sexual Health. The Autism Mentorship Program is hosting this workshop focused on understanding romantic relationships and sexual health. The workshop will be followed by a pizza dinner and games! This event is for students who self-identify as being on the autism spectrum. Students are welcome to join the workshop at any point and it is open to all York and Seneca@York students. Friday, April 5, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Behavioural Science Building, Room 164. Registration required.

Out & About On Campus

  • The City of Toronto’s first-ever CRAM learning festival will bring ground-breaking research from York University, the University of Toronto, Ryerson University and OCAD University out of the lab and into a festival-style setting. A wide variety of free events will take place in and around Vari Hall on Keele Campus. Check out the schedule and register here! Friday, April 5, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Vari Hall.

  • AGSBS hosts the 45th Annual Biology Symposium: Amplifying the Signal: Communication In and Out of Academia. The event will feature two presentations, a free lunch, a student poster session, a panel discussion on the technology and ethics of gene editing, two skill development workshops for students and a networking session at Shopsy's with industry professionals and professors. Registration required. Friday, April 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Life Sciences Building.

  • Refugee Rights Day 2019 Panel Discussion: Syria Response and Refugee Initiative Reception and “The Road Less Travelled” Exhibit Launch. A reception to mark the formal conclusion of York’s Syria Response and Refugee Initiative. It will feature several keynote speakers and be the formal launch for a mixed media exhibition “The Road Less Travelled,” by Professor Nergis Canefe of York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies and Department of Politics. Register here. Thursday, April 4, noon to 2:30 p.m. McLaughlin College Junior Common Room (014)

International Connections

Worth Repeating

  • Remember to check out last week’s special edition of This Week @ York, which focused on the mental health and wellness resources and support services that York has to offer as we head into exam season.

  • Have you started the LGBTQ2S+ campus climate survey? If so, complete the survey before Thursday, April 30. “Thriving on Campus Survey” is an Ontario-wide, bilingual, LGBTQ2S+ campus climate study and the results will inform efforts to foster the acceptance of LGBTQS+ students and promote their wellbeing and academic success. Check out the website to learn more.