Applicant Reception

You're Invited: Virtual Applicant Reception

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Connect with the York community, meet your future peers, and ask all your questions about transitioning to university at the 2024 Virtual Applicant Reception. 

A warm welcome to our future incoming class! Join us for an opportunity to meet with representatives from your academic area, learn about courses you will take in first year and how to access labs, studios and academic advising. Admissions and Financial Aid staff will be available to share information about receiving an offer of admission, what to do next, and how to budget for your education. 

RSVP for February 15 


Thursday, February 15

Welcome, Future Lions!

7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (EST)

Attend our welcome session and discover your next steps as an applicant. Learn about how to accept your offer, budget for your education and plan a successful transition to university. 

Presenters: Keshia Gray (she/her), Associate Registrar and Director, Student Recruitment & Admissions

Budgeting for your degree

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (EST)

Your education is an important investment. Join Student Financial Services and learn about the many ways you can access funding and awards to help you pay for school.

Presenters: Karen Warner (she/her), Manager, Scholarships & Bursaries


Live Chat With Lassonde

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Programs offered by the Lassonde School of Engineering: Computer Science, Computer Security, Digital Media, Digital Technologies, Earth & Atmospheric Science, Engineering (Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Software, Space)

Join us for a short presentation followed by Q&A with students and Admissions staff.

Presenters: Anna Tang (she/her), Domestic Recruitment Officer, joined by a student panel.


Faculty of Education, BA Educational Studies and Pre - Education "Teacher Education" programs

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Join the Faculty of Education session on Experiential Education as we share with you the opportunities offered through the BA Educational Studies and the Bachelor of Education programs.

We will be sharing how each of the programs provide placements within the community or in related organizations and in-school placement learning for the teaching certification program. As a student in the Faculty of Education, you'll develop workplace-specific skills and enhance your professional networks & all while completing your degree. We will have time for questions too.

Presenters: Vanessa Grafi (she/her), Manager, Recruitment, Admissions & Student Services


Faculty of Health Q&A

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Please join us to learn more about the 6 programs in the Faculty of Health: Neuroscience, Global Health, Health Studies, Nursing, Kinesiology & Health Science and Psychology.

We will be joined by students in each of these programs, and guests will have the opportunity to ask questions live.

Presenters: Alison Ozog (she/her), Recruitment & Liaison Officer; joined by current students in the Faculty of Health


Unpack and learn more about the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Have you submitted an application to the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change? Eager to learn more about the next steps in the application process? Join us for an evening where you will learn more about next steps.

Presenters: Brittany Giglio (she/her), Recruitment & Liaison Officer.


Welcome Future LA&PS Students

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Welcome to Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University!
Find out about admissions to your program, upcoming March Break events and our launch of Co-op starting in Fall 2024! There will be lots of time for questions during and after the presentation. You will also find out about next steps on how to enrol in courses and all the ways we support our students. We look forward meeting you and sharing what it's like to be part of our vibrant and supportive student community in LA&PS!

Presenters: Maharshi Jani (he/him), Recruitment & Liaison Officer.

AMPD: Next steps and Q&A

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Join us for a brief presentation about what to expect as you move forward as an AMPD applicant.  We will discuss the evaluation process and timelines and leave plenty of time for questions with our Recruitment Officers and current students.

Presenters: Laura Sykes (she/her), Recruitment Officer, Lan Vu (she/her), International Recruitment Officer, joined by current students from AMPD.

Meet a Rising Star from Glendon Campus - Unlock your potential

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Get the unique opportunity to "Meet a Rising Star" at Glendon, an individual who embodies the spirit of leadership, global perspective and success within our close-knit community. You can follow in their footsteps by setting up your success in a related career field such as Law, International Affairs and Public Policy, Business, Finance, Big Data, Communications, Education, Health or Human Rights.

Presenters: Eli Haddad, Bilingual student recruitment officer, Meaghan Landry, Student Ambassador, Shamary Stinson, Bilingual student recruitment officer, Antoine Ste-Marie, Interim Manager, Recruitment, Dael Vasquez, Glendon alumnus, Chris Warda, Bilingual student recruitment officer.

Welcome to Faculty of Science

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

Have you applied to Faculty of Science? Join us to learn more about our science programs and scholarship opportunities exclusively offered to science students. You will have plenty of time to chat with current students and ask questions during the Q&A portion with current students. Looking forward to meeting you!

Presenters: Tiffany Guan (she/her), Recruiting Coordinator, joined by current students from Faculty of Science.

Discover The Schulich Advantage

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

We'd like to invite you to attend an upcoming webinar on February 7th dedicated to highlighting the benefits of the BBA program and the experience of students at Schulich.

Throughout the webinar you'll hear from Schulich's Recruitment & Admissions team, as well as current students on topics including:

  • BBA Program Overview
  • BBA Admissions Requirements 
  • International Opportunities 
  • Student Life 
  • Career Opportunities 

Come with any questions that you have as there will be an opportunity for Q&A at the end with current students and staff!

Presenters: Carl Sachs, Assistant Director, Recruitment and Admissions

What To Look Forward To: Easing You into University

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (EST)

This session will introduce you to what to look forward to as you begin your journey as a York student. You will learn about the YU START system which simplifies the process to enroll into courses, meet other new students, and learn about your services that you can access to help you succeed.  You'll also get an introduction to all the great events available to you over the summer to get you ready to be a university student. Finally you'll get a preview of what your Orientation Week will look like and why its known as one of the greatest weeks of your life. So join us for a glimpse into what could be your future as a future York student.

Presenters: Areeba Habib (she/her), Amro Mohamed (he/him), Allan Feliz Rodriguez (he/him)