This is Community: Preparing the #Classof2020 for success with YU START

The transition to university is perhaps the most important stage of any student’s academic career. The information students receive and the people they meet in those first few weeks set the tone for the next four years and contribute to their ability to succeed while at university. At York, the innovative program YU START assists […]

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Mamdouh’s Month: Leading 21st-century education with an ambitious fundraising campaign & new EcoCampus in Costa Rica

The month of April was one of the most momentous in York’s recent history. Each week was filled with exciting new developments for our University. I enjoyed participating in a number of events that will have promising implications for the future of York, including the grand opening of our iconic new Bergeron Centre for Engineering […]

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This Is Community: York Students Making a Difference in Toronto

Pursuing a university degree can be challenging. York University is fortunate to have many talented and passionate students who excel in their studies. What is truly remarkable about York students is the degree to which they work to give back to their communities, all while attending classes, completing assignments, holding down jobs, and fulfilling a […]

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Mamdouh’s Month: Celebrating York University’s Excellence, Innovation and Impact in the 2015 President’s Report

Last month I was proud to share my 2015 President’s Report with the York University community. This year’s report highlights how York continues to set itself apart from other institutions of higher learning thanks to our world-renowned faculty, researchers, students, staff and alumni and the many ways they are redefining excellence with new and unconventional […]

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