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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.

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  News & Events

  • Congratulations to Shivon Yim on receiving an undergraduate essay prize by the Association of American Geographers for her paper entitled "Imaginative Geographies of a Mixed-race Identity: A postcolonial consideration of my colonial past and present"
  • We are currently seeking a tenure-stream appointment in Physical Geography - details here

  • The 2015 QS World University Rankings are in and York's Geography Department has once again been ranked among the top 100 Geography Departments in the world and in the top 10 in Canada!

  • Geography students participate in the Undergraduate Research Fair - photos here

  • The Department of Geography celebrates its brightest and best undergraduate students at our 2015 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

  • At the recent Building Healthy LIves and Communities Research Celebration, Professor Valerie Preston spoke on Diversity and Social Justice in Canadian Communities

  • Professor William Jenkins receives three awards for his book "Between Raid and Rebellion" 
  • 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

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