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FGS Celebrates 6 Recipients of York's Top 30 Alumni Under 30 Award

FGS Celebrates 6 Recipients of York's Top 30 Alumni Under 30 Award

York’s Faculty of Graduate Studies celebrates six members of our community who received the Top 30 Alumni Under 30 award. Launched in 2021, the program seeks to highlight the success and diversity of the University’s young alumni, while inspiring the next generation. This year’s enthusiastic group of leaders are applying the education, skills and experiences […]

Professor Benjamin Berger awarded 2023–24 Faculty Teaching Award

Professor Benjamin Berger awarded 2023–24 Faculty Teaching Award

Unwavering support for students and a commitment to his local graduate community are only some of the attributes of Professor Benjamin Berger (Graduate Programs in Law, and Socio-Legal Studies), who is this year’s recipient of the 2023-2024 Faculty Teaching Award. The York community came together to celebrate this accomplishment at the Faculty Council meeting on […]

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 […]

York PhD candidate receives History of Medicine & Healthcare Award

York PhD candidate receives History of Medicine & Healthcare Award

Congratulations to Jody Hodgins, PhD candidate in the Department of History, for receiving the Doctoral Research Award from the Associated Medical Services (AMS) History of Medicine and Healthcare (HMH) program. Since the 1970s, AMS Healthcare, with the help of many partners, has worked to elevate the History of Healthcare’s standing in the academic community and beyond. The […]

C4: Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom — Graduate Studies

C4: Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom — Graduate Studies

An award-winning, interdisciplinary, and experiential opportunity is available to motivated graduate students this summer term, to enhance your leadership skills and impact on the world—C4: Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom—Graduate Studies. We have just 25 spots available for graduate students in any Faculty*, so apply now if you are interested. The deadline to apply is April 26, 2024. *Professional […]

Bringing a graduate student perspective to the IDP

Bringing a graduate student perspective to the IDP

Bringing a valuable graduate student perspective to the table, Shyam Patel has been working as a Graduate Assistant with the Faculty of Graduate Studies, to mobilize the Individualized Development Plan (IDP), a tool that supports graduate students in identifying their goals and skills as they consider academic and non-academic careers. Patel, a doctoral student in […]

Valuable resources and tools for postdoctoral scholars at York

Valuable resources and tools for postdoctoral scholars at York

Postdoctoral Fellows are among the most active researchers at York University and are a vital part of our community. In addition to the mentorship of supervisors and other faculty members, the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) offers professional development opportunities, events, and resources to Postdoctoral scholars that enrich their professional development and help build networks […]

Two postdoctoral researchers awarded esteemed Banting Fellowships

Two postdoctoral researchers awarded esteemed Banting Fellowships

Following a highly competitive selection process, York University Postdoctoral Fellows Chiara Camponeschi and Ashlee Christoffersen have been named among this year’s recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. Awarded by the Government of Canada, the Banting Fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year for two years and supports postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to the […]