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International Initiatives

Current Partnerships for York Science

CountryPartner InstitutionDepartment Activity
IndiaIndian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) Faculty-wide Student Exchanges 
ItalyUniversità degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio (University of Cassino) Faculty-wide Student Exchanges 
South AfricaUniversity of Wiswatersrand Mathematics & Statistics Initiated by Science IDRC Project 
RwandaAfrican Institute for Mathematical Science Mathematics & Statistics Research Collaborations 
ChinaShenzhen University Mathematics & Statistics Joint Degree 
FranceSup’BiotechBiology Dual Degree, Student Exchanges, Research Collaborations 
ChinaHohai University Faculty-wide Student Exchanges 
ChinaHebei Normal University Mathematics & Statistics,  
Physics & Astronomy 
Joint Academic Program 
ItalyUniversity of L’Aquila Mathematics & Statistics Student Exchanges 
ChinaShandong University Faculty-wide 2+2, Joint Academic Program 

General Inquiry - York Science International Initiatives

Interested in becoming an international collaborative partner with York Science? Contact us at 

International Opportunities for Science Students

Find out more about our international opportunities for undergraduate students and international funding opportunities for graduate students.

Scholarships and Bursary - Support International Learning Experiences

Faculty of Science International Student Entrance Scholarship with NOIC Academy 
York International Mobility Award (YIMA) 
York International Internship Award (YIIA) 
Other York Grants 
External Funding Opportunities for Outgoing Exchange Students 
External Funding Opportunities for Incoming Exchange Students 
Science Summer Transition Program (SSTP) Award for International Students

About York Science in Chinese (约克大学理学院介绍)


The York Science International Initiative Team

Hugo Chen 
Director, International Collaborations and Partnerships

Hugo Chen is the Director of International Collaborations and Partnerships at Faculty of Science. Hugo is responsible for developing and managing overseas collaborations and partnerships between the Faculty of Science and international institutions and accelerating international student recruitment efforts. 
Mingming Li 
Science International Recruiting Coordinator

Mingming Li joined York Science International initiative team in October 2021, her role will support the planning, development and implementation of strategies for international undergraduate recruitment, conversion and marketing through partnerships and collaborations. Mingming holds a Master of International Business from Macquarie University in Australia. She worked as International Admissions Officer at Cambrian College. She was responsible for program admissions decisions, supporting institutional partnerships, acting as primary contact for the recruitment agents, and coordinating for the Public College Private Partnerships with Hanson Academy. Before immigrating to Canada, Mingming has held a position as International Educational Consultant at CIIC in China. 

Daniela Escobar 
Special Event Assistant
Daniela Escobar joined the York Science International initiative team in March 2021. She is a Peruvian student at York University majoring in Marketing. Her role on this team is supporting the Director of International Collaborations and Partnerships as well as taking control of events to help international students know more about what York University has to offer. Before working with the York University, Daniela has previously worked on the Digital Marketing area on two Peruvian companies. 

Arghavan Sammak Moghaddam 
Recruitment & Campus Ambassador Lead 
York Science Global Ambassador Lead (YSGAL)

Arghavan Sammak joined the York Science International initiative team in September 2021. She is the recruitment and campus ambassador lead (YSGAL) who helps in organizing and coordinating events as well as new coming volunteers. Arghavan is a third-year Biomedical science student and before joining our team, she was part of the faculty of the science student organization. 


York University Global Partnerships 
Visit York International - Global Opportunities for Faculty & Staff 
Canadian Bureau for International Education/Bureau canadien de l'éducation internationale (CBIE/BCEI) 
Canadian International Development Agency/Agence canadienne de développement international (CIDA/L'ACDI) 
Citizen and Immigration Canada/Citoyennet et Immigration Canada (CIC) 
Department of Foreign Affairs/Affaires étrangères Canada 
Canada China Business Council