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York Graduate Scholars conduct ground-breaking research with a global lens

York Graduate Scholars conduct ground-breaking research with a global lens

Catch a glimpse of the cutting-edge research taking place at York University done by talented graduate students who generate innovative knowledge. Their visionary projects address pressing issues in our society as well as problems that are often overlooked. Kathleen Cherrington is a PhD scholar in the Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies program, is investigating how […]

Apply to Graduate

Apply to Graduate

If you are in the final term of your program and expect to attend convocation1, you must satisfy degree completion requirements first. To initiate this process, you must apply to graduate and submit your final assignment by the posted deadlines below. Once you apply, you will appear on a list provided to your Graduate Program […]

Zahra Nader Advocates for Positive Change at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Zahra Nader Advocates for Positive Change at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is inspired by Zahra Nader, an exceptional member of our York community who is a driving force for positive change on a global scale. Nader began her journalism career in Kabul in 2011 and by 2016 began working as a reporter for The New York Times in Afghanistan. She moved […]

Five York PhD students receive Vanier Scholarships

Five York PhD students receive Vanier Scholarships

York University is proud to celebrate five PhD students who were awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2022. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years, is presented by the Government of Canada. The award is intended to support first-rate doctoral students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a […]

York Postdoctoral Fellow Receives AMS History of Medicine and Healthcare Award

York Postdoctoral Fellow Receives AMS History of Medicine and Healthcare Award

Congratulations to Efrat Gold for receiving the Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Associated Medical Services (AMS) History of Medicine and Healthcare Program. Gold is one of five research grant and fellowship award recipients this year, chosen by an expert review panel. These talented scholars will enhance the scope of History of Medicine research in Canada and […]

Professional Skill Development with FGS

Professional Skill Development with FGS

Graduate students and recent grads can be proactive about their future and become competitive on the job market by professionalizing their degree with the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS). Career support services are available to help members of the graduate community develop professional skills that supplement the academic work done in their graduate program. The […]

Learn more about Experience Grad York - Fall 2022! (Our Institutional Grad Open House)

Learn more about Experience Grad York - Fall 2022! (Our Institutional Grad Open House)

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) invites future students to Experience Grad York 2022. This free virtual event, which showcases the range of learning options and career pathways the university has to offer, will run from Tuesday, October 11 to Friday, October 14. Future students can take advantage of various info sessions and engage with Graduate […]

Discover Why Translation Matters!

Discover Why Translation Matters!

Do you have an undergraduate degree in translation, comparative literature, or linguistics? Do you have advanced writing skills in a language other than English? Have you ever wondered about the role translation plays in almost every aspect of communication and the movement of knowledge across cultures? The Master in Translation Studies (MATS) at York University’s […]

Research Excellence: Atsuko Matsuoka

Research Excellence: Atsuko Matsuoka

The current research explores trans-species social justice, justice beyond humans. It focuses on human and non-human animal relationships in general and within social work. In social work, relationships with non-human animals are considered in terms of resources, for example, service animals and animal-assisted therapy. Trans-species social justice research has shown our relationships with other animals […]