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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 […]

Current IT Audit Execution student secures senior position at Manulife

Dylan O’Dell is currently studying in the Certificate in IT Audit Execution program – the second School of Continuing Studies program he’s taken in two years! Recently, Dylan started a new position with Manulife as a Senior Technology Auditor. He credits the education and experience he received at the School of Continuing Studies as a major […]

Statement from Assistant Vice-President Tracey Taylor-O’Reilly regarding the tragic loss of a School of Continuing Studies Student

Along with the instructors and the staff of the York University School of Continuing Studies, I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of one of our students aboard the Ukrainian International Airlines flight which crashed in Iran this week. A large population of our student body are international students who are excited to […]

PR and Marketing students attend panel discussion with Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations advisory council members

Thank you to Joanne Rider, Nikki Laoutaris and Rhonda McMichael, advisory council members for the Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations, for speaking to our Public Relations and Digital and Content Marketing students on November 21. Hosted by The School of Continuing Studies, and organized by Program Manager Todd Rich, the Q&A format of the event was a great opportunity […]

Data & AI Marketing Toronto Conference and Expo – Join us on December 2 & 3, 2019

Visit The School of Continuing Studies at Booth 16 The Data & AI Marketing Toronto Conference and Expo is back for another year, and The York University School of Continuing Studies will be there on Monday – Tuesday, Dec 2-3, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Toronto.   The Data and AI Marketing Toronto Conference is a […]

The School of Continuing Studies wins Gold for Best Adult Education in The Toronto Star’s Readers’ Choice Awards

This September, The Toronto Star opened voting for its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. For a month, Torontonians went online to cast a vote for their favourite GTA businesses in over 400 Readers’ Choice categories, ranging from food, dentists, bookstores, golf courses, and many more. On November 15th, the winners were announced, and the York University School […]

Students to attend the Toronto Machine Learning Summit’s Annual Conference & Expo on November 21-22

The School of Continuing Studies will be attending the Toronto Machine Learning Summit (#TMLS2019) Annual Conference & Expo on Thu-Fri, Nov 21-22, 2019. The event is located in the heart of Toronto at The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, Toronto ON. Every year, individuals and organizations make huge strides in the rapidly changing fields of AI […]