VP Students - Archive 2012-2013

Transfer & Mature Student Admissions Handbook 2012-2013

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THINK BEYOND YOUR PROGRAM How can you study the environment without AT YORK, WE EMPOWER OUR STUDENTS TO THINK BEYOND THE ORDINARY AND DELIVER THE UNEXPECTED DURING THEIR UNIVERSITY DEGREE STUDY AND BEYOND. GET THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO MAKE THE CHANGES YOU WANT taking into account biology, geography, economics Or study criminology without the perspective WE EMPOWER OUR STUDENTS TO THINK BEYOND THE ORDINARY AND DELIVER THE UNEXPECTED DURING THEIR DEGREE STUDIES or politics? YORK IS CANADA'S L E A D I N G I N T E R D I S C I P L I N A RY RESEARCH & TEACHING U N I V E R S I T Y THINK BEYOND YOUR PROGRAM In today's increasingly complex world, students need the kind of interdisciplinary approach York offers to solve difficult problems. Bringing the insights gained from multiple disciplines gives you those skills. For example, how can you study social work without taking into account psychology, economics, or politics? The overlap among disciplines gives you insights that can illuminate issues and help find solutions for neglected problems. York's interdisciplinary approach is all about real-world issues analyzed up-close and in a global context. THINK BEYOND YOUR CLASSROOM We continue to develop partnerships with private and not- for-profit sectors at all levels of society both at home and internationally. Outside partnerships mean mature, part- time and transfer students can take advantage of new ways of learning and accelerate their career experience through internships and in-class opportunities. THINK BEYOND NINE TO FIVE We know students are entering university at different stages of their lives and have different needs. That's why flexibility in style and time for your studies is a priority. York offers full-time, part-time, practicums, experiential learning opportunities and online classes to fit every lifestyle and schedule so you can get the life skills you need to make the life changes you want. 2 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 CONNECT WITH YORK Meet the students profiled in the book, view their videos and hear how they're thinking beyond their program, classroom and borders. myfuture.yorku.ca Questions about York? Ask our Virtual York Expert for an instant response. yorku.ca/askanexpert Join us online: Search for York University on Facebook, find us on Twitter @yorkuniversity, or on LinkedIn join our group "Think Beyond Your Career at York University" YUBlog: Follow York students at yorku.ca/yublog table of contents 4 ....About York 6 ....Research & academics 8 ....Ways to study 10 ....Campus life and services 12 ....Careers 14 ....Money matters 17 ....Applying to York 20 ...Admission requirements | T H I N K YO R K

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