Tag Archives: international students

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 […]

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 […]

Outstanding International Secondary Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship to York University

  Two international students at the J. Addison School in Markham, ON have been awarded $5,000 scholarships as a result of a fruitful partnership with the York University English Language Institute (YUELI). Emosa Xu ( Xu Yuxin) and Jenny Zou (Xue Ying) were recognized and awarded at a ceremony at the school on May 18, […]

English Language Institute welcomes Saudi Arabian teachers

The York University English Language Institute has welcomed 59 teachers, counselors and principals from Saudi Arabia to campus for an immersive teacher professional learning program developed by the English Language Institute. “On a per capita basis, more Saudi students study in Canada than anywhere else in the world.  This is a statistic of which we […]

Writing your CKE to become an HR professional – Part II

Featuring Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management alumni Jody Yap. Part two of our series on writing the CKE exam features Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management graduate Jody Yap. In the field of human resources, gaining a designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is a great way to set yourself up for […]

Latinos Magazine: Isaac Garcia-Sitton – Supporting international students in Canadian academic success

Isaac Garcia-Sitton was born in Barcelona, raised in Panama and moved to Canada in 2007 during his tenure as the Consul General of Panama in Montreal. As Director, International Education and English Language Institute for the York University School of Continuing Studies, Isaac leads recruitment efforts, develops partnerships, and provides the overall business development and […]

English Language Institute alumni returns to inspire current students

Yiheng Chen graduated from the English Language Institute’s Graduate Study Preparation Program (Formerly YP3) in April 2013. After successfully completing his master’s degree, Yiheng started his own business – a business that has grown exponentially since. On June 14, 2016, Yiheng came back to the English Language Institute to speak to students in exactly the […]

Qian Liu Scholarship awarded to student Valeria Ricci from the English Language Institute

The Qian Liu Scholarship has been awarded to York University English Language Institute (YUELI) student Valeria Ricci, an international student from Chile. Valeria registered in YUELI’s Academic Program in January 2015, graduating with distinction and praise from her teacher, before going on to enrol in York University in winter 2015. “Valeria is an excellent critical […]

Japanese delegations visit the York University English Language Institute

  The York University English Language Institute recently played host to delegations from several Japanese universities who were keen to explore the facilities on offer to their students, and the York campus as a whole. Director of international education and the English Language Institute, Isaac Garcia-Sitton also recently returned from a trip to Japan to […]

York University’s English Language Institute Awarded Certificate of Recognition as an Excellent Organization in Sino-Canadian Education

May 29th, 2015 York University’s English Language Institute has recently been recognized for their initiatives in integrating international students into Canadian culture and preparing students to be successful in their future endeavors. The Institute has been awarded a Certificate of Recognition as an  Excellent Organization in Sino-Canadian Education by the United Association of Global Educational […]