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Discover why translation matters through Glendon master’s program

Discover why translation matters through Glendon master’s program

The Master in Translation Studies (MATS) at York University’s Glendon Campus offers an opportunity to explore translation as a meaningful social, political and cultural activity. The program, which is the only one of its kind in Canada that does not require proficiency in both English and French, focuses on theoretical aspects of translation as a […]

York invests in Indigenous experiential education curriculum

York invests in Indigenous experiential education curriculum

York University’s Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) has invested in Biskaabiiyaang: The Indigenous Metaverse to develop its Indigenized curriculum and create experiential education opportunities. Biskaabiiyaang announced an investment of $40,000 from York University to support the design of an Indigenous-led metaverse delivering Anishinaabe language and First Nation cultural competency programs within a virtual world. Using immersive quests, activities […]

Annie Demirjian, former director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Glendon Campus, has passed away.

Annie Demirjian, former director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Glendon Campus, has passed away.

Annie Demirjian, former director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Glendon Campus, has passed away. Demirjian lost her battle with cancer on July 25, at the age of 68. Demirjian was born to an Armenian family and came to Toronto from Syria as a teenager speaking only French and Armenian. She overcame […]

Glendon introduces a Guide to gender inclusive writing in French

Glendon introduces a Guide to gender inclusive writing in French

In June 2022, the Glendon Translation Services Team, in collaboration with York’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (REI) introduced a (French) Guide with strategies on how to write in a more gender-inclusive manner in French.  The goal of the guide is to make the entire Glendon community feel recognized and included, so that we can strengthen our […]

Pride Month at Glendon

Pride Month at Glendon

Glendon Pride Celebration Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022Time: 11 AM - 12 PMLocation: Centre of Excellence Glendon Student Services, the Glendon College Student Union, and CHREI are hosting a Pride celebration at the Centre for Excellence, York Hall on June 7th at 11am. Please join us for activities and light refreshments!  Training Session: Creating and Maintaining Positive […]

York U’s new knowledge hub at Glendon takes aim at shortage of French language teachers

York U’s new knowledge hub at Glendon takes aim at shortage of French language teachers

Demand for French-language education is on the rise as parents hope to give their children an edge in their lives and careers, but Canada is struggling to keep up with the demand for French language teachers, reaching an estimated shortfall of 10,000 teachers across the country. Camerise, a new knowledge hub emerging from York University’s bilingual […]

Glendon will be open for Doors Open Toronto 2022 (May 28 & 29)

Glendon will be open for Doors Open Toronto 2022 (May 28 & 29)

Join us on an exclusive visit of Glendon Hall, the former country estate of Edward Rogers Wood, a prominent Toronto financier and philanthropist of the early 1900s. The Woods home became the founding campus of York University in 1959. Come discover our rich history and walk our beautiful campus grounds, located on 85 acres of natural parklands […]

For the second year in a row, a Glendon student receives McCall MacBain Scholarship

For the second year in a row, a Glendon student receives McCall MacBain Scholarship

As a student in the International Studies program at York University’s Glendon Campus, Anmol Kaur is among 20 Canadians chosen as a McCall MacBain Scholar, a recipient of an intensive leadership-based scholarship that supports master’s and professional studies.  Following a rigorous scholarship application process, scholars were chosen based on their character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial […]

MeetYU Glendon

MeetYU Glendon

Cette série de portraits de membres de la communauté élargie de Glendon à pour but de souligner ce que Glendon signifie pour eux. This series showcases members of the extended Glendon community through portraits and testimonials to share what Glendon means to them. EXCELLENCE | EXCELLENCE Educational institutions and employers recognize the academic excellence of […]