Category Archives: SCS blog

High-profile international delegations flock to York over summer months

The York University English Language Institute (YUELI) continued to establish itself as a global leader in academic and professional English training this summer, attracting a volume of visits from key international delegations that has been higher than ever. Eight groups of key decision makers from higher education institutions in Hong Kong and Japan were welcomed […]

Media Planet: 5 Reasons Why Women Should Pursue A Career In Cyber Security

The competitive field offers women an ample opportunity for growth and success. Find out how. There’s a talent shortage in various cyber security fields, and women can position themselves to fill those gaps with great jobs in any role they choose to pursue. Sarah Qureshi, Cyber Security Advisor for Paladion Inc., shares her thoughts on […]

On the Go Toronto Magazine: Why Risk Missing A Career–Changing Opportunity?

Businesses in Canada face an ever-changing landscape of risk. It’s becoming increasingly important in industries like finance, insurance, health, food safety and construction to take a proactive approach to managing risk, protecting their assets (and customers) from preventable threats to safety and security. The recent cyber attacks that have brought businesses across the globe grinding […]

Metro News: Advance your career with continuing education says HR expert

One of the sure ways to advance your career is through formal continuing education, says human resources expert The rapid rate at which in-demand knowledge and skills change today, no matter the industry, makes it crucial for professionals to continuously advance their skill set to ensure they remain marketable, says one expert. “The marketplace is […]

Unique York U/Toronto District Schoolboard collaboration offers world-class experiential learning to Saudi educators

On July 5th 2017, the first cohort of 59 Saudi principals, counselors and teachers graduated successfully from the new ‘Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion’ program, created through an innovative partnership between the York University English Language Institute (YUELI) and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). This group of graduates is likely to be […]

Toronto Star: How to stay marketable

One of the sure ways to advance your career is through formal continuing education, says human resources expert. The rapid rate at which in-demand knowledge and skills change today, no matter the industry, makes it crucial for professionals to continuously advance their skill set to ensure they remain marketable, says one expert. “The marketplace is […]

National Post: York University’s School of Continuing Studies launches new online Certificate in Risk Management

Certified risk management professionals are more essential today than ever before. Case in point: more Canadian organizations than ever before or investing in risk management to protect their assets and the people they serve.1 Responding to the demand for comprehensive risk management training, York University’s School of Continuing Studies recently launched a new Certificate in Risk Management. A […]

Enter our #howIgotmyfirstHRjob contest!

Are you passionate about Human Resources Management? At York University’s School of Continuing Studies, we take pride in our Certificates that go beyond the basics, developing not only a specialized knowledge of human resources theories and practices, but the professional competencies to excel in a career. Enter our #howIgotmyfirstHRjob contest! Tweet us @Continue_YorkU  with a […]

Passings: Adele Minoli, York’s longest-serving employee

  Mrs. Adele Minoli, Program Coordinator at the York University English Language Institute (YUELI) until her retirement in early 2012, passed away on July 18, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. Adele began her career at Glendon College in 1965. Following her early years at Glendon and a number of key roles over the […]

Meet Kyle Nichols, Global Insurance Adviser and soon-to-be York Instructor

From digital threats to operational challenges, today’s organizations face an unprecedented number of risks. The good news is that most organizations now possess the tools to identify and assess those risks—so long as a skilled risk manager is there to connect the dots. Recognizing the need for online risk management training, York recently launched the […]