This Week @ York for Week of May 21, 2019


  • IMPORTANT DATES! The last date to drop an S1 course without receiving a grade is next Monday, May 27.

  • The S1 Course Withdrawal Period is May 28 to June 10. Make sure you review the details here.

Out & About On Campus

  • Register for MobilizeYU! Take part in a 6-part interactive course on knowledge mobilization. The course will be taught by leading knowledge mobilization professionals and researchers and take place from June 3 to 19 in Kaneff Tower. Participants can also attend online via Zoom. Register here by Monday, May 27!

  • Digital Literacy Week, a collaboration between the City of Toronto, the Toronto Public Library and more than 20 local organizations, will run from May 27 to June 1. The event highlights the importance of this new form of literacy as well as the challenges and opportunities it creates for people of various ages and skill levels. The event is absolutely free of charge for students, staff and faculty; there are four sessions happening on the Keele campus.

Careers Support

  • Webinar: How to Effectively Use LinkedIn. Wondering how to leverage LinkedIn’s features to build your professional network? Attend this webinar and find out! Registration required. Tuesday, May 21, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

  • Webinar: Ways to Make Money While Studying. Learn about a variety of sources for on- or off-campus employment and understand how to tap into the “hidden” job market. Registration required. Wednesday, May 22, 10 a.m. to noon.

Worth Repeating

  • The Career Centre has relaunched their T.A.S.T.E. Mentoring Program on the new Experience York platform. T.A.S.T.E. provides York Students with an opportunity to talk face to face with a York Alumna/us about their career-related interests. Check out the step-by-step guide or this video on how to enrol and apply now!

  • Plug into Grad Life — the official podcast of the Faculty of Graduate Studies! GradLife features interviews with the faculty, staff and students involved in York U’s interdisciplinary graduate programs. Learn more about our impactful research, eye-opening events and the diversity of thought and opinions that enrich grad studies @ YorkU. Available through iTunesSpotifyStitcher and Soundcloud.

  • Get outside and find the Sakura Cherry Trees on Campus! More than 100 sakura cherry trees on campus are currently in bloom! The best display of these beautiful flowers is located adjacent to Calumet College. There are also pockets around Keele campus along Campus Walk, and small groups outside the Tait McKenzie Centre and the Schulich School of Business.