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Can You Be Cyber Secure During the COVID-19 Crisis?

During this crisis, there has been a significant increase in Cyber-attacks due to the fact that many organizations have moved to a very rapid “work from home” model. Threat actors are capitalizing on this unprecedented event by increasing attacks on vulnerable organizations. In some cases, they are playing on victim fears by tailoring attacks in […]

What Jobs Will Be in Demand After COVID-19?

Canada has been experiencing a skills gap for years. Termed “The Quiet Crisis”, there have been many high skills jobs available but a limited amount of qualified people to fill them. In 2019, for example, Canada’s five largest cities had openings for thousands of positions in cybersecurity, cloud computing and IT auditing, digital marketing, content […]

Why Do People Turn to University Continuing Education in Tough Economic Times?

For many years, we’ve had labour shortages at the same time as many young people have had difficulty launching meaningful careers despite obtaining post-secondary education. This was called ‘The Quiet Crisis’, a situation where employers were unable to find people with the skills they needed and young adults were unable to fill those jobs, resulting […]

Why is Emotional Leadership Key to Online Learning?

With Social Distancing in place almost globally, the only option is to learn online, and many institutions and universities that offer traditional classroom-based instruction are new to it. Fortunately, the York University School of Continuing Studies has a proven track record of delivering quality, online learning, particularly in emerging technologies. We hope to share some […]

The York University English Language Institute holds its second annual spelling bee

On February 6th, 2020, the York University English Language Institute (YUELI) held its 2nd annual spelling bee. The audience was packed with students and instructors who came out to watch and support the 17 students participating in the friendly competition.   As the spelling bee started, contestants nailed words like ‘participation’, ‘survey’, and ‘individual’ with […]

Business Administration and Human Resources full-time programs now offering summer starts

Due to popular demand, summer sessions for the full-time, in-class Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Administration and the full-time, in-class Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management have opened, with classes starting in May 2020. Year after year, since their inception, both programs have increased exponentially in enrolment, with this year being no different. The last fall […]

5 Years of Continuing Professional Education at York

It’s been an amazing first 5 years at the School of Continuing Studies. In this time,  we’ve hit some astonishing milestones and made a big impression in the GTA and education markets. Created in 2015 by amalgamating one of North America’s largest English Language Institutes (YUELI) with the former Division of Continuing Education (DCE), York established […]

School of Continuing Studies celebrates 1,000 per cent growth for 5-year anniversary

This month, the York University School of Continuing Studies celebrated its fifth anniversary. Created in 2015 by amalgamating one of North America’s largest English Language Institutes (YUELI) with the former Division of Continuing Education (DCE), York established one of the largest schools of its kind in Canada and officially committed to becoming a national and […]