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Prioritize studying without putting your career on hold with N.O.W. Plus

When you already have a busy career, finding the time to earn a degree can be a big challenge. The N.O.W. Plus Degree Pathway at York University can help. Ray Parker joined N.O.W. Plus in 2016 to pursue her Bachelor of Human Resources Management (BHRM) through the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies while […]

English Language Institute welcomes Saudi Arabian teachers

The York University English Language Institute has welcomed 59 teachers, counselors and principals from Saudi Arabia to campus for an immersive teacher professional learning program developed by the English Language Institute. “On a per capita basis, more Saudi students study in Canada than anywhere else in the world.  This is a statistic of which we […]

Enhance Your Career with York’s Certificate in Risk Management

  Risk management is a rapidly expanding field with Risk Managers earning an average salary of $82,422 per year in Canada, and the demand for qualified risk management professionals is expected to continue to increase into the future. The program will produce graduates that are ready to take on the evolving landscape of risk management, […]

Latinos Magazine: Isaac Garcia-Sitton – Supporting international students in Canadian academic success

Isaac Garcia-Sitton was born in Barcelona, raised in Panama and moved to Canada in 2007 during his tenure as the Consul General of Panama in Montreal. As Director, International Education and English Language Institute for the York University School of Continuing Studies, Isaac leads recruitment efforts, develops partnerships, and provides the overall business development and […]

English Language Institute alumni returns to inspire current students

Yiheng Chen graduated from the English Language Institute’s Graduate Study Preparation Program (Formerly YP3) in April 2013. After successfully completing his master’s degree, Yiheng started his own business – a business that has grown exponentially since. On June 14, 2016, Yiheng came back to the English Language Institute to speak to students in exactly the […]

English Language Institute partners with the Education University of Hong Kong and the Toronto District School Board in unique teacher training program

The York University English Language Institute is running a unique English language immersion program with the Education University of Hong Kong (formerly the Hong Kong Institute of Education) for students in the Bachelor of Education (English Language Stream). The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a prestigious organisation which was recently ranked 3rd in […]

Director of York University’s English Language Institute awarded scholarship for potential to impact Canada’s development

Isaac Garcia-Sitton, director of international education and the English Language Institute for York University’s School of Continuing Studies has been awarded the prestigious Organization of American States (OAS) – IE Business School Scholarship. “Each year, the Organization of American States and IE Business School collaborate in order to grant certain worthy individuals scholarships in support […]

Qian Liu Scholarship awarded to student Valeria Ricci from the English Language Institute

The Qian Liu Scholarship has been awarded to York University English Language Institute (YUELI) student Valeria Ricci, an international student from Chile. Valeria registered in YUELI’s Academic Program in January 2015, graduating with distinction and praise from her teacher, before going on to enrol in York University in winter 2015. “Valeria is an excellent critical […]

School of Continuing Studies to hold inaugural graduation ceremony

York University’s School of Continuing Studies, one of the largest continuing education schools in Canada, is set to hold its inaugural graduation ceremony this spring. The event, which will take place on May 26, 2016 in the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre (Accolade East building), will celebrate the achievements of graduates from many different […]

International recruitment agents visit York University English Language Institute

The York University English Language Institute (YUELI) is leading a pan-university recruitment effort by hosting a familiarisation tour for visiting agents to the International Consultants for Education and Fairs (ICEF) workshop. On May 10, 2016, 12 agents from 11 agencies representing 9 countries visited York University as part of their time in Toronto for the ICEF workshop. For […]