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Markham YouTube star and York grad to appear at Toronto Fan Fest

For the first time, Google is taking some of its North American YouTube superstars on the road with an event at Yonge-Dundas Square May 2. Six YouTube stars will be on the free event’s bill, including York’s own Lilly Singh, 26, best known on YouTube as “Superwoman”.

Five York alumni on ‘Corporate Knights’ Top 30 Under 30 list

Five York University alumni have made it onto the Corporate Knights Top 30 Under 30 Sustainability Leaders list as Canadian youth who have a proven track record in sustainable development. The five York alumni on the list are: Jamieson Saab (MES ’11), Klaudia Olejnik (Spec. Hons. BBA ’09, MBA ’14), Adam Camenzuli (Spec. Hons. iBBA ’10), Mustafa Nazari (Spec. Hons. BES ’11) and Afzal Habib (iBBA ’10).

Latest season of Netflix drama ‘House of Cards’ features York grad

House of Cards released its much-anticipated third season on February 27. One of the season’s new characters is Dr. Alan Cooke, a cardiovascular surgeon played by Newfoundland & Labrador native and York grad Shawn Doyle (BFA ’91).

TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
September 1, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – April 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
The Take a Student to Eat (TASTE) program is a partnership between the York University Career Centre and Alumni Relations designed to give York students and alumni an opportunity to make meaningful connections. TASTE gives York[...]
April 7, 2015 @ 7:30 am – 2:30 pm
The goal of the Change Your World Conference is to inspire and motivate youth to get involved and make a difference. The conference workshops allow students to develop world-changing skills while connecting with other students[...]
April 29, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The event will feature keynote remarks by internationally celebrated authorM G Vassanji and will be emceed by former CBC correspondent Brian Stewart. Canada Prizes are awarded annually by the Federation for the Humanities and Social[...]
May 6, 2015 – May 10, 2015 all-day
CONNECT 2015: East Meets West
      In celebration of the Schulich School of Business 50th anniversary, CONNECT 2015: East Meets West will be in Istanbul, Turkey. This will be an incredible opportunity for Schulich Alumni to meet in[...]
Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive? Wade Davis leads us on a thrilling journey to celebrate the wisdom of the world’s indigenous[...]
June 12, 2015 – June 19, 2015 all-day
York Spring Convocation 2015
The next generation of York grads are convocating this June. Whether you’re a family member, a friend or a graduating student, all your questions about our spring convocation celebrations can be answered by visiting the[...]