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How might the labour negotiations between York University and CUPE 3903 impact School of Continuing Studies and YUELI students?

York University’s highest priority is  supporting the academic success of each and every one of our students. The University has made and will continue to make every reasonable effort to reach a collective agreement with CUPE 3903 and avoid a strike. We remain fully committed to continuing negotiations with the assistance of the provincially appointed […]

Student Belinda Schuler-Chin shares her experience of Dennis Hodgkinson’s classes for the Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management

Guest blogger: Belinda Schuler-Chin Teaching is a challenging role, especially when the demographics of the class include seasoned professionals who “know it all,” new students just “figuring it out” and international students learning a new language and culture. Instructor Dennis Hodgkinson makes it look easy, applying brilliant and engaging techniques that transcend those barriers. His delivery […]

Toronto Sun: Online learning becomes more flexible

Ontario universities are also attracting a wide variety of mature and returning students heading back to university to upgrade their skills through continuing education, says Bonnie Patterson, president and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities. “As a result, Ontario universities have expanded their offerings of continuing education programs for those seeking life-long learning opportunities,” […]

Education fit to a ‘T’

York answers to call for T-shaped professionals York University’s School of Continuing Studies is leading the way, says its founding executive director, in rethinking professional education to address a deficit in highly skilled workers with the professional competencies to work effectively in cross-functional teams that are the norm in today’s organizations. “The T-shaped professional is […]

Connect with your instructors

Connect with your instructors Published on Wed Aug 26 2015 The university system in Canada, in general, is designed to meet the needs of young full-time students. Consequently, the system presents challenges for working adults who desire to go back to university. Some of these challenges are insurmountable for adults and prevent them from starting […]

The Weekly Voice: York University Launches Unique School Of Continuing Studies

Toronto: York University announced this week the establishment of a new School of Continuing Studies along with two new innovative student-centred certificate programs that will offer students not only specialized knowledge in their field, but core, foundational business skills that employers require. The School, one of the largest in Canada, brings together existing high quality […]

New School of Continuing Studies launches at York

NEWS Jan 13, 2015 York boasts new school will be different than those available at other institutions  York recently launched the new School of Continuing Studies, which York claims is one of the largest in Canada.  The launch was announced on January 9. According to Tracey Taylor-O’Reilly, founding executive director of the School of Continuing […]