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Two Lassonde students land co-op positions at Tesla HQ

January 2019 - Rashmeet Singh and Mahrus Kazi are the first students from Lassonde to land co-op positions at Tesla, an American automotive and energy company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. 

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Take off with York International. Broaden your horizons. Experience new cultures. Become a global citizen.

Ghazal Haidary


Internship Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Program at York: Public Policy and and Administrative Studies

Sayjon and Alamgir


Exchange Locations: Beijing, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia

Programs at York: Osgoode Law School & Administrative Students - Accounting

Larissa Crawford


Exchange Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Program at York: International Development Studies

Peter Szczyglowski


Internship Location: Croatia

Program at York: Political Science

Marie Gomez


Exchange Location: Costa Rica

Program at York: Communications

Tyrone C. Hall


Fieldwork Location: Fiji

Program at York: PhD Candidate Communication and Culture, York and Ryerson University

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Jamie Rudberg


Exchange Locations: Hong Kong and Shanghai

Program at York: East Asian Studies and Political Science

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Kezia Pelly


Location: Japan-Canada Academic Consortium in Vancouver

Program at York: Communications

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Pandemic inspires charitable enterprise for York student and family in Jakarta

York University international student Ishan Gambhir and his family have been helping to fight the damage done by the pandemic on multiple fronts in their current hometown of Jakarta, Indonesia, where his father works in the garment industry.

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Student Programs

Global Ambassador Program

The Global Ambassador Program (GAP) is a York International initiative that aims to increase student participation in global learning programs by engaging student volunteers in promotional and outreach activities. Former York exchange students and global interns have the opportunity to share their passion for cultures, languages, and transformative international study and work experiences. They also speak about the positive effects of global learning and its contributions to students' academic and career success and development.

Global Ambassadors’ activities include participating in information sessions, campus fairs and events, Red Zone tabling, Global Chats, poster-ing, social media and special projects.

Meet our Ambassadors!

Connect with us to discuss personal experiences and learn more about global opportunities.