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Alumni Matters - January 2015

Lilly Singh

'Superwoman' Lilly Singh: From York grad to international YouTube star

Lilly Singh (BA ’10), or 'Superwoman' as she's known to her fans, doesn’t think she’s famous, even though the 26-year-old sassy comic and entertainer has attracted more than four million subscribers on her YouTube channel and become a household name in South Asian homes in just four years. More...

York University launches new School of Continuing Studies

Lisa Charleyboy

York grad Lisa Charleyboy tackling aboriginal issues with style in new online magazine

Schulich Leaders

Schulich Leaders at York inspire chilly transit riders to pay it forward using hot chocolate

York mobile apps

Four York mobile apps that are bringing food, art and research to your fingertips

  Rick Mercer at YorkU

WATCH: Rick Mercer takes on NHL prospect training during recent visit to YorkU

CareerJoy Perk


Markham Alumni Reception
Jan. 21, Markham, ON

Awards & Scholarships Application Deadline
Feb. 1

York Circle
Feb. 28, Toronto, ON

Vancouver Alumni Reception
March 2015, Vancouver, BC
Date TBC

Ottawa Alumni Reception
March 2015, Ottawa, ON
Date TBC

Montreal Alumni Reception
March 2015, Montreal, QC
Date TBC

Calgary Alumni Reception
March 2015, Calgary, AB
Date TBC

Keep up with upcoming York events by visiting the Alumni Events page and the main York Events page.


Impact Report 2014

Did You Know? Thanks to
the support of nearly 7,000 donors, York raised more
than $35 million in 2013-14.
In fact, 76 per cent of these donors were York grads!

Discover more about York's story in the Report on Donor Impact, 2014.

Facebook likes YorkU

Facebook likes YorkU: Inside the social media giant's search for budding York design talent


Instagram launch contest

Follow @yorkualumni on Instagram before Jan. 31 for your chance to win a York hoodie


    Top Stories

YorkU magazine's Winter 2015 digital-only issue is now online

Discover what makes York University 'green' in this year's Sustainability Report

Nine York community members, including five alumni, appointed to Order of Canada

    Current News

Team Schulich wins big at the 2015 MBA Games, defeating 21 other Canadian schools

Ten emerging and established researchers appointed York Research Chairs

    Research & Academia

York researchers discover how our brains help us keep an eye on multiple targets at once

Study: What your online persona says about who you really are

Employers underprepared to leverage Express Entry skilled immigrants: York U expert