This Week @ York for Week of May 6, 2019


  • IMPORTANT DATES! The last date to add a S1 Term course with permission of the instructor is Friday, May 10.

  • The last date to add a SU Term course without permission of the instructor is Sunday, May 12.

York Pride

  • Monday Morning Reading: Feature article from the Toronto Star by York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton. “York University is uniquely positioned to bring together experts, government, policymakers, community organizations and business leaders to tackle our toughest challenges.”

International Connections

  • Coffee Break @ The Global Café: Join York International for a Coffee Break in the Global Cafe! Meet new and old friends, ask senior students and York International staff questions about York or Toronto and relax and enjoy a treat and beverage. Tuesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 9, 2 to 4 p.m.. The Global Café, 244 York Lanes.

Out & About On Campus

  • Pride Community Quilt Event: Join SexGen York for a Pride quilt-making event! Decorate squares that will be used to create a large community quilt that will hang in York Lanes in June and be used throughout Pride month celebrations. All members of the York Community are encouraged to attend this free event. Wednesday, May 15, 1 p.m. South Ross Room 802. Additional opportunities to participate in quilt-making are available throughout the month of May. Inquire here.

  • We want your feedback on the new IT Strategic Plan! The IT Strategic Plan Steering Committee will be accepting community feedback on the document until Tuesday, May 14. Implementation of this feedback will be the final step in developing the 2019-2024 IT Strategic Plan. Let your voice be heard here!

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  to talk face to face with a York Alumna/us about. Check out the step-by-step guide on how to enroll 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 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, the podcast app and Soundcloud.