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School of Continuing Studies on Collision Conference Day 3

#CollisionfromHome is making its mark as conversations heat up between tech entrepreneurs and journalists, venture capitalists and activists, all bringing their insights to bear on global challenge and change in 2020. With 130,000 platform-hosted attendee chats sparked by the presentations, Day 2 brought together diverse perspectives on everything from climate to politics in the digital information age—and tech’s role as both a source of controversy and a force for good.  The third and final day features another […]

Gearing up for Day 2 of #CollisionfromHome

This week, thousands of attendees  are taking part in COLLISION’s web-hosted talks and networking sessions, all about technology’s role in current global challenges. On day 1, more than 32,000 attendees from over 140 different countries heard 634 speakers. Among them was York University President Rhonda Lenton, who joined tech innovators and thought leaders to share […]

Collision from Home – Day 1

This June 23-25, 2020, the York University School of Continuing Studies will be present at COLLISION 2020, North-America’s fastest-growing technology conference. The School of Continuing Studies joins thousands of attendees who will log in virtually to take part in talks, workshops, panels and networking sessions with innovators, company founders, investors, activists, educators, and thought leaders discussing how to solve […]

School of Continuing Studies Launches Four New Certificates in Blockchain Development, Information Privacy and People Analytics

TORONTO, ONTARIO, June 22, 2020 – The York University School of Continuing Studies announces the debut of four new continuing professional education programs that will help retrain and reskill Canada’s future workforce. TORONTO, ONTARIO, June 22, 2020 – The York University School of Continuing Studies announces the debut of four new continuing professional education programs that […]

School of Continuing Studies Introduces Online Speaker Series

At the School of Continuing Studies, we know that the COVID-19 crisis has taken an emotional and mental toll on many of our students. In this time of uncertainty, Continuing Studies students are dealing with many concerns, such as keeping up with their studies, their health and well-being, finding employment during a  time of crisis, or, for students studying away from home, struggling with […]

How Has COVID-19 Shifted Data Analytics?

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a new lens to look at data analytics. We see graphics everywhere and it raises some important questions. Not just about the value of data as we understand it, but also about opening, sharing and using data. “The current situation has highlighted some of the challenges we face with data […]

How We’re Supporting Canadian Workers Impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has led to unprecedented job losses. According to a recent Angus Reid study, 44% of Canadian households reported having lost work as early as March 25. We knew we had a responsibility to help Canadians and their employers rebound. Our School has earned a national reputation for developing relevant, engaging programs for […]

York University Emergency Bursary for School of Continuing Studies Students

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused all of us to make significant changes to our day-to-day lives to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our community. In many cases, these changes have caused our students unexpected financial hardships or prevented them from going home to be with their family. What’s more, the scope and uncertainty of […]