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Our Faculty

Learn about our professors and their broad perspectives of the world that results in original thought and theory.

Allan I. Carswell Astronomical Observatory

The one-meter telescope, which was installed in the summer of 2019, is the largest telescope on a university campus in all of Canada.

Physics and Astronomy Graduate Executive (PAGE)

PAGE representatives have a voice in, and participate in the Graduate Student Association (GSA), the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS), and the Physics and Astronomy Departmental Meetings.

Student Association

The York University Graduate Students’ Association (YUGSA) works to improve the learning, teaching, and working environments for all graduate students at York University. DGSA Constitution (.pdf).

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

In FGS, you’ll be provided with foundational tools and resources to guide your academic journey and further develop the skills needed to make positive change.

Learn More

The Graduate Program in Physics & Astronomy at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.