VP Students - International Students

International Admissions - 2015-16

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As President and Vice-Chancellor, I am delighted to welcome you to York University. Today, York University is leading the way. Known as Canada's engaged university, York is one of the country's leading comprehensive research and teaching institutions, attracting the best and brightest from around the globe. With two campuses located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, we serve more than 55,000 students. At York, our students are our greatest source of pride. Throughout your studies, we will ensure that you are provided with an accessible education in a rich learning environment with the support you need to succeed. Our global thought leaders are the heart and soul of our University. From research advances to prestigious awards, our thriving community of professors and researchers challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected. We offer innovative programs like those found in our Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design. We have prestigious business and law schools, we are home to the largest Faculty of Health in Canada, our Biomedical Science program is a program of choice for international students and we recently launched our new Lassonde School of Engineering. At our beautiful Glendon Campus, we offer the only French and bilingual postsecondary program in Southern Ontario. But the opportunities and benefi ts of York are not limited to academic and research excellence. We encourage you to become engaged in all aspects of university life made possible through our 440 + student clubs and associations, on-campus student employment and various programs such as peer mentoring, career preparation and living-learning communities. York is a truly special place, and I hope you will join us on your journey. Sincerely, Mamdouh Shoukri President and Vice-Chancellor York University 2 2 0 1 5 - 2 0 1 6 | T H I N K Y O R K table of co ntents 3 . . . . . Yo r k's two c a m p u s e s 4 . . . . . W hy co m e to Ca n a d a 6 . . . . . W hy c h o o s e Yo r k 8 . . . . . Re s e a rc h & a c a d e m i c s 9 . . . . . I n te r n a t i o n a l co n n e c t i o n s 10 . . . . Ca re e rs & a l u m n i 12 . . . . Ca m p u s l i fe & s p o r t 14 . . . . S c h o l a rs h i p s & t u i t i o n 16 . . . . Re s i d e n ce 17 . . . . H ow to a p p l y 18 . . . . L a n g u a g e re q u i re m e n t s 20 . . . . Ad m i s s i o n re q u i re m e n t s Ask our Virtual York Expert for an instant response. yorku.ca/askanexpert Search for York University @yorkuniversity Follow York students at yorku.ca/yublog CONNECT WITH YORK "We have an outstanding institution and an incredibly talented student body, and we want to proudly inspire others to join us." Mamdouh Shoukri President and Vice-Chancellor York University

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