This is Impact: Go Global

York University students just like you, in their own words and pictures. Click on each short video...

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Take off with York International. Broaden your horizons. Experience new cultures. Become a global citizen.

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Ghazal: "At first I was really nervous...but I realized just how adaptable I was. Once you put yourself out there and test yourself, that's when you realize just what you are capable of."

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Sayjon and Alamgir: "Being a global citizen is being able to relate to different cultures. You're able to take away key values and messages and whatever the norms are in different cultures and internalize that."

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Larissa: "I came back with a totally different perspective that actually boosted my academic standing when I came back."

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Peter: "I was amazed at how many there were and also how many countries there were" on offer. "A few directly related for my field - which is political science - such as working with NGOs, embassies, think tanks..."

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