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Global Engagement

Bringing Your Education to Life Through Global Engagement

Experience firsthand York’s global impact and engagement. The University prides itself on championing diversity and inclusivity and fostering global fluencies and cross-cultural knowledges. York community lives these values on one of the largest and most diverse university campuses in Canada. 

York’s student body includes about 18 per cent international students and also reflects the diversity of Toronto, one of the world’s most multicultural cities. The University draws scholars and exchange students from around the globe, and our students and faculty have opportunities for exchanges and collaborations at our more than 600 partner institutions worldwide.

Our French language-focused Glendon campus in Toronto provides a unique environment for cross-linguistic and cross-cultural teaching, research, and dialogue. York’s eco-campus in Las Nubes, Costa Rica embodies our local and global community partnerships towards sustainable development, and our campus in Hyderabad, India offer world-class management education and training to the next generation of business leaders.

Engaging in research at York also provides an opportunity to find ways to make our world more equitable and just. The global nature of our research attracts international scholars and supports international collaborations.

Be a contributor to the global society of the future with York as you learn ways to enhance international cooperation, economic inclusion, and social cohesion.

Hosted by York University

Sustainable on the Go Virtual Conference

20-22 January 2021

The Conference will bring together students, scholars, international mobility professionals and practitioners, policymakers, sustainability experts and other stakeholders to discuss reimagining approaches in higher education in an era of global uncertainties.

For more information, visit the Sustainable on the Go Website

York Global Engagement in Numbers


Partnerships in 64 countries


Students going abroad


International students


Global campuses in Costa Rica and India

Global Initiative

York U EcoCampus

Las Nubes, Costa Rica

The Las Nubes Project aims to contribute to community well-being in ways that are compatible and conducive to environmental conservation. 

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