Tag Archives: School of Continuing Studies

Full-Stack students spend evening networking with coding enthusiasts at sponsored MeetUp

Our students are at the center of all that we do. It’s not enough to provide exceptional education—career-enhancing experiences can make all the difference to someone looking to start a new career in emerging fields like full-stack web development or user experience design. That’s why, on June 24th, we’re giving our Certificate in Full-Stack Web […]

Director of Continuing Professional Education presents on ‘Staying Relevant in a Digital World’ at innovative new ideas hub

On June 20, Christine Brooks-Cappadocia, Director of Continuing Professional Education at The York University School of Continuing Studies, will be giving a forward-thinking talk at the new Staples Studio in downtown Toronto. Entitled ‘Staying Relevant in a Digital World’, the talk centers around what it takes to sustain career success in job market that’s becoming […]

Canadian Business Journal: Unprecedented rise in User Experience jobs sparks launch of new continuing education program at York University

With User Experience (UX) jobs set to double in the next few years, there is expected to be a significant talent shortage of UX Designers with the technical and cross-functional job skills required for sustained career success. In response to this need, the York University School of Continuing Studies is launching a new Certificate in […]

York U alumnus passes on public relations expertise

Christine Bernard, York U alumnus and instructor in our new Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations (starting this September), is ramping up preparations to welcome her first class of eager communications enthusiasts. Having accumulated considerable career experience and specializations in corporate messaging, branding, event planning and leadership communications, Christine is anxious to pass along the knowledge that comes with […]

Media Planet: Future-Proof Your Career with Tech Training

Toronto’s creating more tech jobs than Silicon Valley — which means opportunities for young professionals and seasoned experts alike. The world of work is constantly evolving, and the growth of the tech industry is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, Toronto is creating more tech jobs than Silicon Valley, up 52 percent in […]

On the Go Magazine: The Future of Work is coming. Are you ready?

The job market of tomorrow is about to be a very different place. Rapid advancements in disruptive technologies like Artificial Intelligence and automation are set to cause significant changes in the way we work, and the skills required to stay competitive. Current research shows that we need to act fast — almost half of all […]

Full-Stack student has career-validating experience at #DevTO event

We recently shared news of our partnership with #DevTO, the leading community of coding and tech enthusiasts, as a Community Supporter of their flagship #IWDTO event. On March 4th, we sent Jen Beltran, a student in our Certificate in Full-Stack Web Development, to attend the event alongside an enthusiastic crowd of women in tech and their […]

PR pro helps students launch their careers

Launching this September, our new Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations is set to give its first group of eager students the technical and broad skills they need to be incredible storytellers and trusted business advisors—the type of well-rounded Public Relations (PR) pro employers are seeking. Shari Balga is one of the instructors preparing to pass […]

#DevTO partnership sends students to exciting International Women’s Day event

The York University School of Continuing Studies has joined forces with #DevTO, the leading community of web developers and code enthusiasts in Toronto, to offer our students an exciting opportunity to attend International Women’s Day Talks (#IWDTO), an event celebrating women in tech fields. Students can attend the event at a special rate of 50% […]

Leading IT Auditor joins instructor team for new program

Zain Haq, one of the expert IT Auditors (and York U Alumnus) we’ve recruited to teach in our new Certificate in IT Audit Execution, knows exactly what it takes to succeed on the job. Currently acting as Audit Manager with Manulife Financial, a multinational financial services organization, Zain brings years of experience navigating the complex […]