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Lifelong York member comes full circle

After graduating with a BA in English in 1980 from Glendon College, Mark Terry has charted quite a course since returning to pursue a master’s degree in Humanities at York. It is not your typical return to the classroom, however – the 56-year old’s work continues to take him far beyond the University’s walls. A [...]

Grad Student Celebrates Paper Prizes this Summer

York graduate student Colin McGuire has won two paper prizes for his research on music and martial arts. The Canadian Society for Traditional Music (CSTM) awarded McGuire the Student Paper Prize for best paper at their annual meeting, titled “The Rhythm of Combat: Understanding the Role of Music in Performances of Traditional Chinese Martial Arts [...]

Guide to Publication for PhD Students and Researchers

For PhD students and researchers preparing an article for an academic or scientific journal, or planning one for the near future, this new ebook could help them to achieve their publication goals. Released by England-based Proof-reading-services.org, and written by an academic author, editor and proofreader, this Guide to Academic and Scientific Publication provides practical, detailed [...]

FGS launches Graduate Professional Skills (GPS) development program

Join us to celebrate the launch of Graduate Professional Skills (GPS), York University’s guide to graduate student professional development. Engage with experts in making the most of your graduate degree, talk to former graduate students about their exciting careers, sample some of the many professional development workshops York has to offer, and celebrate with York’s [...]

Teaching Commons hosts International TA orientation sessions

The Teaching Commons invites all new International Graduate Students holding a TA’ship for the 2014-2015 academic year to attend one of the International TA (ITA) Orientation Sessions These specialized TA orientation sessions will address the Canadian ITA experience here at York University. All ITAs have the option of choosing one of two workshops on either [...]

York graduate students celebrate prestigious Vanier honour

PhD students Alexandra Terrana, Oded Haas and Vanessa Fleet have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, each receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their research. The Vanier is the most prestigious graduate scholarship offered in Canada, and recipients are selected based on their leadership and high standard of [...]

FGS New Student Orientation

The Faculty of Graduate Studies hosts orientation sessions at the start of each Fall term for new York graduate students to meet other students, get tips on how to succeed, and learn about the variety of resources, services and facilities provided at York. Students are encouraged to register for a single session of their choice. [...]