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Welcome to the Geography Department at York University, one of the largest and most diverse geography departments in Canada. You will find at York a range of challenging learning opportunities in the subfields of human geography, physical geography and geographic methods.


  York Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series

"Massive Convergence"
a lecture by Jennifer Keesmaat
Chief Planner of the City of Toronto

Friday, 24 October 2014
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Vari Hall C

  News & Events

  • Applications sought for a Canada Research Chair in Global Urbanism
  • QS World University Rankings lists Geography at York in their top 100!
  • Professor William Jenkins receives three awards for his book "Between Raid and Rebellion"
  • Congratulations to Professor Lucia Lo on being awarded the Rockefeller Foundation's prestigious Bellagio Center Fellowship
  • Congratulations to Professor Qiuming Cheng for having received the Chinese National Science and Technology Award. Click here for photos of the event. This prestigious award recognizes the significant innovation and advancement of science and technology of his research project “Development of nonlinear theory and methods and applications in prediction of mineral resources. Professor Cheng has received several notable awards on his research within the last few years. In 2008, he received the William Christian Krumbein Medal, the highest award given by the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) to senior scientists for career achievement. Dr. Cheng is now heading the IAMG as its current President. 
  • Professor Robin Roth on CBC's Metro Morning regarding her course offered to refugees in Thailand - podcast Professor Robin Roth - Offering Higher Education to Refugees
  • Take a ride on the Magic LiDAR Bus (class presentation in GEOG 4440)
  • Geography Students Take a Field Trip to Maui

  York Geographers in the News

  Geography Resource Centre



CAGONT at York U

Connecting the Docs -- Mark Terry -- Polar Explorer Ming-Ko Woo | Modern Myths in Northern Science: What We Talk About When We Talk About City Building Borderless Higher Education - Intercultural learning with refugees Geography's 50th Anniversary.

Cover design of the soon to be released publication celebrating Geography's 50th Anniversary
Cover design of the newly released publication celebrating Geography's
50th Anniversary