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Community & Alumni

The Faculty of Science offers a variety of programs for all ages that aim to engage our community, local schools and the public in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). We also aim to foster connectivity and new engagement opportunities for our alumni.

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Community Outreach

We bring science out of the lab and into the community by conducting outreach with schools, hosting public lectures and more.

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Youth Programs

We offer a variety of programs for youth, including march break and summer camps for elementary and high school students.

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Allan I. Carswell Observatory


The Allan I. Carswell Astronomical Observatory is home to a one-metre telescope, the largest on a Canadian campus. It hosts public viewings and tours, and an online radio show.

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York Science is home to more than 20,000 alumni who have gone on to become scientists, entrepreneurs and more.

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