This Week @ York for Week of April 22, 2019


  • IMPORTANT DATES! The first day of classes for the term of Summer 2019 is next Monday, April 29.

International Connections

  • New International Student Orientation. York International will be offering an important and unique international student session to help international students understand and adjust to living in Canada while addressing situations and questions common to this group. New international students must register for and attend one orientation session. If you are not able to register online due to a full session, please attend the session that fits in your schedule and we will register you in person. The first session is Friday, April 26, 2 to 4 p.m. 280N York Lanes.

Out & About On Campus

  • Register now for the Women & Girls in Leadership and Sport Conference! Set on three thematic pillars of resilience, leadership and breaking barriers, the objective of the conference is to educate, support and empower women, girls and allies to advance females in sport and leadership roles. The conference features speakers and workshop clinicians that will share their experiences and critical life skills needed to develop female “leadhers” of tomorrow. Promo codes expire Wednesday, April 24, so sign up now! The conference takes place next Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 in the Second Student Centre.

  • The Faculty of Environmental Studies 50th Anniversary Day of Celebration. Join FES as they celebrate their 50th by taking a look back at their past, recognizing our present and envisioning a future for FES. We look forward to hosting our current faculty members, students and staff, as well as welcoming back to campus former colleagues and alumni. Wednesday, April 24, with various events running from noon to 11 p.m.

  • 2019 Exhibit – Lassonde School of Engineering. Join colleagues, Lassonde staff, faculty, guests, family, friends and industry partners to explore the work produced by students throughout the year, both inside and outside the classroom, and both technical and non-technical. Friday, April 26, 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Life Sciences Building Lobby (first floor).

  • WiBi A Capella Spring Showcase. Come and join York’s Wibi A Cappella, Canada's longest running collegiate a cappella group, as they present their repertoire from this semester. Tickets are available at the door on a pay what you can basis. Wednesday, April 24. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Junior Common Room, Winters College.

  • The 12th Annual Social Work Symposium. This event features a keynote speech by Azeezah Kanji, Director of Programming, Noor Cultural Centre, as well as research panels, a poster exhibit and a book launch! Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided. Registration required. Friday, April 26, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ross Building South, Room 802.

York Pride

  • Do you know an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student who has made significant contributions to the York community? Please consider nominating them for the prestigious Robert Tiffin Student Leadership Award! Nominations close Friday, April 26.

Worth Repeating

  • emergence: The Digital Media Program End of Year Show. Students in York University’s Digital Media Program use code and programming as tools for creative expression. A curatorial team have selected from some of the most innovative projects created in Digital Media classes during the past academic year for this exhibition. The show runs until Wednesday, April 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Toronto Media Arts Centre, 32 Lisgar St.

  • Experience York is your one-stop-shop for searching for and applying to a wide range of full-time, part-time, work/study, summer, volunteer and experiential learning opportunities. It is also your tool for registering for workshops, booking appointments and participating in activities designed to connect you with employers or alumni. Be sure to continually visit the page for new opportunities!

  • 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.