Event Calendar

Mar
8
Mon
2021
Doctoral Oral Exam
Mar 8 all-day

Deadline for the Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from Graduate Programs for Doctoral students expected to fulfill all degree requirements for June 2021 convocation.

Mar
12
Fri
2021
Course Drop Deadline
Mar 12 all-day

Deadline to drop a course without receiving a grade for Winter [WI21] term courses. Courses dropped after this date, and within the term, will be reflected with a W grade.

Mar
15
Mon
2021
Academic Petition Deadline
Mar 15 all-day

Deadline to submit Academic Petition (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time status, extension of program time limits, reinstatement) for Summer [SU20] term.

Master's Oral Exam
Mar 15 all-day

Deadline for the Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from Graduate Programs for Master's students expected to fulfill all degree requirements for February 2021 convocation.

Mar
24
Wed
2021
Climate Action: The Roles of Research
Mar 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Knowledge Now: Grad Research @ York showcases our graduate scholars undertaking cutting-edge, and socially engaged research. From video-recorded interviews, live panel discussions on pressing social issues to stories highlighting our grad students, Knowledge Now presents a collection of new ideas and technologies in development and possibilities for a better future.

Climate Action: The Roles of Research

Climate change is the greatest threat to life on our planet. This round table brings together three emerging researchers from a range of disciplines to discuss what it means to research the ways humans are transforming the planet now. Join us as we explore the difficulties we face along with some of the possible avenues for establishing a sustainable future.

Wednesday March 24, 10:30am–12:00pm
Moderator: Mark Hayward, Associate Dean Academic, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Mar
30
Tue
2021
Reducing Inequalities: An Urgent Call for Action
Mar 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Knowledge Now: Grad Research @ York showcases our graduate scholars undertaking cutting-edge, and socially engaged research. From video-recorded interviews, live panel discussions on pressing social issues to stories highlighting our grad students, Knowledge Now presents a collection of new ideas and technologies in development and possibilities for a better future.

Reducing Inequalities: An Urgent Call for Action

To advance social justice, graduate students at York University are discovering new approaches to dismantling the ideologies which promote progress through disadvantage and the systemic (re)production of inequality. This panel, comprised of an educator, actor and disability advocate, will highlight some of the most pressing issues facing our society, while exploring how our researchers are taking action.

Tuesday March 30, 3:00–4:30pm
Moderator: Thomas Loebel, Dean & Associate Vice-President Graduate, York University

Apr
1
Thu
2021
YUGSA Academic Funds Deadline
Apr 1 all-day

These include the Conference Support Fund, Thesis Support Fund, and Skills Development Fund. Applicants are eligible for funding from only one of these funds per year. Average funding is $100 per applicant and varies depending on the number of applicants.

Conference Support Fund
This fund is for students presenting at a conference. This fund is not for students who are only attending conferences and it is not meant to be a primary source of funding for conferences.

Thesis Support Fund
This fund is designed to help defray the costs involved in producing theses or major papers. Expenses covered under this fund include the costs of supplies, materials, and services expended on the project. Purchases of reusable/resaleable items such as computers, books, and journals will not be covered.

Skills Development Support
This fund supports projects that help students develop skills in relation to their programme of study. It is intended for practical, skills-based training programs not offered at York.

Apr
2
Fri
2021
Good Friday Holiday
Apr 2 all-day

Good Friday Holiday—University closed.

Apr
12
Mon
2021
Fall–Winter Classes End
Apr 12 all-day

Fall/Winter [Y20-21] and Winter [WI21] term classes end.

Apr
13
Tue
2021
Winter Study Day
Apr 13 all-day

Winter Study Day—University open.