Y.I. Announcements and News Coverage:



Join York International's Global Ambassadors and chat about a variety of topics regarding going abroad. The chats are open to all YorkU students considering global opportunities. Our Global Ambassadors studied and/or interned all over the world - come hear about their experiences and get tips on how to make great global opportunities a reality!

All sessions will be held in York Lanes Room 244 (aka The Global Cafe) - The March Global Chats will be posted here in the coming weeks

Mon Feb 26         4:00 – 5:30       Making travel arrangements

Thu Mar 1             12:30 – 2:00    Budgeting for your exchange/internship

Tue Mar 6           2:30 – 4:00         Making accommodation arrangements

Wed Mar 7          4:00 - 5:30          New country, new me! Adjusting to your new international home

Wed Mar 14       12:30 - 2:00         Relationships old and new!

Thu Mar 15         2:30 - 4:00          Making travel arrangements

Mon Mar 19       4:00 - 5:30            Relationships old and new!


Want to Study or Research in Germany! Join DAAD for a Student Information Session at York University's  on Wed. Jan. 24th from 1 - 2 pm. Learn about DAAD's scholarships & grants for study, research & internships for students at all stages and all fields. For more information, click here.DAAD Information Session
January 24th, 2018
1:00 - 2:00pm
W357, Seymour Schulich Building, Keele Campus (4700 Keele Street) York University


The Ambassador of Sweden to Canada, Per Sjögren, is pleased to invite you to his residence for a special student dinner event.When: Friday, November 24, 2017, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: The Residence of the Swedish Ambassador, 700 Manor Avenue, Rockliffe Park Ottawa, 613 749-6903This evening is for students to meet and mingle with other students and the Embassy staff, and to enjoy food inspired from both the Swedish and the Canadian cuisines. The invited guests are Canadian students who are going to study in Sweden and Canadian students who have recently returned from Sweden as well as Swedish students in Canada. This is a great opportunity for you to exchange experiences of studies and life in Sweden and Canada, and to get to know more about the Embassy of Sweden in Ottawa.

 International congress focuses on theme of "possible and impossible children"
May 09, 2017, yFileMore than 300 scholars of children’s literature and childhood studies will converge on York University's Keele campus to attend the 23rd Biennial Congress of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature (IRSCL), July 29 to August 2. Read more at LA&PS and yFile.


York PhD student receives fellowship from Freie University in Berlin

June 23, 2017, yFile

York University PhD candidate Mario Guerrero is the recipient of a fellowship of $15,000 from Freie University in Berlin in collaboration with York International. Read more at yFile.

Student Award for Outstanding Global Achievement

Tell us about your global engagement experience!

Have you participated in an academic exchange or summer abroad? Have you worked abroad as an intern or a volunteer? Have you participated in a youth forum, international competition, projects abroad or other international engagement activities?

If YES, tell us about the impact of your experience(s) abroad on your academic and career choices and how it prepared you to become a global citizen. You may be the lucky recipient of a $500 Student Award for Outstanding Global Engagement.

Apply today! Application deadline is April 12, 2017 at 11:59pm.

Express Entry reforms benefit international students seeking permanent residence in Canada

November 22, 2016

University Affairs

Students talk about why they love York University!

July 13, 2015

The Toronto Star


History students travel to Spain for archaeological dig

July 8, 2015



York students on their way to South Korea for summer course

May 13, 2015


peer mentors and mentees 2014

International Student Services: You cannot afford to miss it

Feb 3, 2015
CBIE blog

York International Celebrates its New Office Space

January 20, 2015


The Changing Face of Study Abroad

December 1, 2014
Verge Magazine


Greek Students Receive Experience of a Lifetime

August 27, 2014

airport welcome

Chinese-language television coverage of opening of Pearson Airport Welcome Service.

August 16. 2014

Diana-Ning-fielding-questions-1024x900 Immigration Regulation Change Affecting International Students at York UniversityAugust 1, 2014
Visiting-delegates York International Welcomes a Delegation of Counsellors from Overseas.June 25, 2014

New responsive website will enhance student experience

May 12, 2014





York International Fosters Fun for Students Over Holidays

January 10, 2014


Should I stay or should I go?: Weighing the pros and cons of seeking opportunities abroad.

October 28, 2013
Financial Post