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York graduate scholars present their bold vision for a brighter future

York graduate scholars present their bold vision for a brighter future

York's impact on the world is closely tied to the products of the ground-breaking and creative research undertaken by our diverse body of scholars both at the Master’s and PhD levels. Our students reach above and beyond in their studies to provide real-world solutions to pressing issues of our time. From advancing concussion research to […]

York University hosts conference on the state of graduate student supervision with an eye to the future

York University hosts conference on the state of graduate student supervision with an eye to the future

One of the foundational relationships of the graduate student experience is the one between the graduate student and supervisor. As part of our 60th-anniversary celebrations, the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York is hosting a one-day online Graduate Supervision Conference geared specifically for graduate supervisors. Partnering with Memorial University of Newfoundland, the conference is called […]

Learn more about our five innovative graduate programs headed to York University's new Markham Campus!

Learn more about our five innovative graduate programs headed to York University's new Markham Campus!

Located in the heart of the vibrant City of Markham, York University’s new campus is an ideal home for a community of positive changemakers. Students will be presented with opportunities to collaborate directly with employers, start-ups and community partners to obtain hands-on experience and learn to drive innovation across all areas of knowledge and society.   […]

The Inaugural MPPAL 2024 Team enters Ontario-wide UofT Policython Competition

The Inaugural MPPAL 2024 Team enters Ontario-wide UofT Policython Competition

York U MPPAL's 2024 Team: Aymen Afzal, Tyson Dimayuga, and Aamina Masood felt privileged to represent the school for the first time in UofT’s Policython 2024 competition, a dynamic four-day in-person policy hackathon! We were tasked with addressing a prominent policy issue within the public health stream: the primary care crisis and the shortage of […]

Another Year of Excellence in Graduate Education: FGS Reflects on 2023!

Another Year of Excellence in Graduate Education: FGS Reflects on 2023!

As the year comes to an end, the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) reflects on all the transformative work undertaken by our inspiring community. Our faculty, staff and students have exemplified all the values portrayed in York University’s mission to incorporate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into our daily practices. The SDGs are […]

FGS presents the 2023 Postdoctoral Supervisor Award to Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed

FGS presents the 2023 Postdoctoral Supervisor Award to Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured two exceptional professors, Alison Crosby and Amro Zayed, with the Postdoctoral Supervisor Award. The celebration took place during the FGS council meeting on Thursday, December 7th. The Postdoctoral Supervisor Award is presented annually to a faculty member in any department and program at York University, who demonstrates exemplary […]

Announcement: New Executive Officer at FGS

Announcement: New Executive Officer at FGS

--- Sent on behalf of Alice MacLachlan, Vice-Provost & Dean, Graduate Studies --- I am delighted to announce that we have concluded our search for a new Executive Officer at the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Please join me in warmly welcoming Heather Moore back to FGS. While Heather has most recently served as the Business Transformation Manager […]

York graduate scholars apply their unique lens to contemporary issues

York graduate scholars apply their unique lens to contemporary issues

As a leading international teaching and research university, York is proud to support the cutting-edge ideas of our Graduate Students. Applying their distinctive lens to contemporary issues, this diverse group of Graduate Students are able to come up with unique answers that can advance knowledge both in academia and the industry. Shiva Akhtarian – Doctoral Student, Mechanical […]

Envisioning and building a Grad Supervision Support Hub at York

Envisioning and building a Grad Supervision Support Hub at York

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is celebrating 60 years of knowledge creation, and we want to mark this milestone in a meaningful way. Just ahead of the holidays, we want to send a shout-out to all graduate educators, supervisors, committee members and students from your colleagues at the Faculty of Graduate Studies! We see you […]