VP Students - Mature

Mature 2016-2017

Viewbook for mature applicants considering studies at York University in Toronto, Canada.

Issue link: http://digital.yorku.ca/i/601260

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AT K I N S O N C E N T R E FO R M AT U R E & PA RT‑T I M E ST U D E N TS (AC M A P S) ACMAPS supports the academic and personal success of students from first year to graduation. ACMAPS offers orientations, transition and student success pro- gramming, advising and a peer mentor program geared towards adult learners. go.yorku.ca/mt‑acmaps YO R K U N I V E R S I T Y M AT U R E ST U D E N TS O R G A N I Z AT I O N ( Y U M S O) YUMSO's staff of student volunteers work hard, starting with orientation and continuing social events throughout the year, to make sure you have the best possible experience at York. Drop by the YUMSO office to unwind between classes or to access our computer work stations. yorku.ca/yumso C H I L D C A R E Students with children and families are welcomed in the York community. Childcare and daycare services are provided by the Lee Wiggins Childcare Centre and the York University Co-operative Daycare Centre on the Keele Campus. go.yorku.ca/mt‑childcare, go.yorku.ca/wiggins Come visit us at York! Join a current student for a campus tour and learn more about our world-class facilities, vibrant community and diverse program offerings. go.yorku.ca/mt‑tour BACK TO THE BOOKS We o f fe r a n a r ra y o f re s o u rc e s t o m a ke yo u r t ra n s i t i o n t o u n i v e r s i t y a s s e a m l e s s a s p o s s i b l e. Visit the Writing Centre and brush up on your skills: how to interpret assignments, organize research notes, apply documentation styles and edit your own work. One- on-one sessions or group workshops are also available. go.yorku.ca/mt‑writing Drop by the Learning Commons in Scott Library for help with writing a research paper or preparing for an exam. Connect with our librarians via email, IM or in-person for research assistance. Visit the SPARK website to find resources that will enhance your research, writing and critical skills development. yorku.ca/spark Take advantage of peer tutorship and mentoring, academic advising and connect with your college to learn more about foundation/program introductory courses and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). Learning Skills Services and Personal Counselling Services can offer support with any personal or academic challenges you may experience during your time at York. From stress management and text anxiety to critical thinking and effective reading, get help one-on-one or in a group workshop. Visit go.yorku.ca/mt‑lss and pcs.info.yorku.ca to learn more. York's Career Centre is your resource for exploring internships, placements and co-op programs, searching for work opportunities, attending career workshops, brushing up your resumé and networking with professionals in your field of study. go.yorku.ca/mt‑careers /yorkuniversity go.yorku.ca/linkedin Joining the York Community B u i l d re l a t i o n s h i p s w i t h yo u r p ro fe s s o rs a n d p e e rs a n d o p e n t h e d o o r to o p p o r t u n i t i e s , ex p e r i e n c e s a n d a d v i c e t h a t w i l l e n s u re yo u r s u c c e s s i n t h e c l a s s ro o m a n d b eyo n d .

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