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York University embraces its role in Markham and York Region

York University embraces its role in Markham and York Region

Last July, York University announced that it would be moving ahead to build the Markham Campus. In September, the University officially broke ground on the new campus. These were historic moments for the University, the City of Markham and York Region. York’s vision for a state-of-the-art campus, was firmly rooted in its confidence that the […]

Key principles from University’s Indigenous Framework part of new campus

Key principles from University’s Indigenous Framework part of new campus

Ensuring that Indigenous traditions and values are honoured and reflected in the design of York University’s Markham Campus (MC) remains a high priority for the University as plans for the campus continue to be developed. The site of the new campus is part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit […]

Robust research plans shaping up for Markham Campus

Robust research plans shaping up for Markham Campus

Planning for the new Markham Campus (MC) continues to take shape as three research and innovation clusters emerge as possibilities. The pan-University Markham Research, Innovation and Research Partnerships committee (RIRP), headed by Vice-President Research and Innovation Amir Asif, is exploring research areas that align closely with academic programs at the new campus, and will tap […]

York University inspires positive change with new Markham Campus

York University inspires positive change with new Markham Campus

With its curved building lines, anodized aluminum panels and tower and podium form, York University Markham Campus (MC) has been designed to be noticed. The new $275.5 million campus, the biggest expansion project undertaken by York University since the development of the central Keele Campus more than 40 years ago, is scheduled to open in […]

Markham Campus to benefit from University’s focus on social procurement

Markham Campus to benefit from University’s focus on social procurement

In June 2020, York University invited diverse business owners and social enterprises based in York Region and the surrounding areas, to join the University’s growing network of “Diverse Suppliers and/or Social Enterprise Vendors.” Prospective businesses and suppliers were encouraged to apply through the University’s vendor registration portal to indicate their desire to support construction of […]

Academic programs at new campus build on University's foundation of excellence

Academic programs at new campus build on University's foundation of excellence

Stunning architectural images of York University’s new Markham Campus (MC) emphasize what is new: a new campus and a new building. Inside this state-of-the-art campus building, the vibrant academic life will build upon York University’s foundational strengths and longstanding reputation for innovative academic programs and impactful research, scholarly and creative activity. MC also continues and […]

Campus Digital Fly-Through

Campus Digital Fly-Through

Providing more opportunities for students in the York Region. This innovative space will have a small-campus setting while taking advantage of York's academic strengths.