Curious about initiatives, projects, and updates across the Division of Students? Below is a month-by-month compilation of stories, reports, and achievements to celebrate progress, learnings, and success.
February 2024What's New?
In January, BE YU and the Faculty of Health conducted a session on providing students with tips for navigating their academic journey. This session allowed first-year Black students to connect with other Black students in the York community.
In January, Athletics & Recreation held its annual academic awards banquet. The ceremony highlighted the outstanding academic achievements of student-athletes, honouring those who attained U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status during the 2022-23 academic year.
The ACMAPS office and the York University Mature Students' Organization (YUMSO) hosted a connection event on Tuesday, January 23. This event allowed new mature and transfer students who entered York for the winter term to meet with YUMSO executives, ACMAPS staff and peer mentors.
Student Accessibility Services hosted its first American Sign Language (ASL) social. Students gathered to practice and learn ASL, get connected as a community and enjoy refreshments with student success mentors.
The new site aims to bring clarity to all the different types of advising offered at York. Explore the new website to learn more and support students with effective referrals.
This winter, workshops will be held in a safe community space, and led by a LSS Indigenous peer. The peer's Learning Skills knowledge, and awareness of the needs of Indigenous students, creates a culturally relevant academic support that aims to bolster the success of Indigenous students.