VP Students - Archive 2012-2013

International Student Admissions Handbook 2012-2013

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AT YORK, WE EMPOWER OUR STUDENTS TO THINK BEYOND THE ORDINARY AND DELIVER THE UNEXPECTED DURING THEIR UNIVERSITY DEGREE STUDY AND BEYOND. 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 How can you study the environment without taking into account biology, geography, economics or politics? Or study criminology without the perspective of psychology, sociology or the law? The overlap among disciplines produces the insight that illuminates an entire issue. That's what York's interdisciplinary approach is all about: real-world issues seen close up and in a global context. THINK BEYOND YOUR CLASSROOM At York we continue to develop partnerships with private and not-for-profit sectors at all levels of society both here and internationally. Outside partnerships mean you can take advantage of new ways of learning. Jump-start your career experience through internships and in-class experiential opportunities. THINK BEYOND YOUR BORDERS Engaging with the world means York is committed to encouraging our students to become "global citizens." Take advantage of opportunities to do research and cultural exchanges abroad. 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, or find us on Twitter @yorkuniversity YUBlog: Follow York students at yorku.ca/yublog table of contents 4. . . . . Why come to Canada 6. . . . . Why choose York 8. . . . . Research & academics 9. . . . . International connections 10 .... Residence life 12 .... Careers 13 .... Money matters 15 .... How to apply 16 .... Language requirements 17 .... Admission requirements 2 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 | T H I N K YO R K

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