1 BEING A YORK STUDENT Marta chose York for its world-class reputation in social anthropology and its interdisciplinary approach to academics, allowing her to study not just anthropology, but also education and film, which tie into her specific research interests. It s a very enriching experience to study abroad. It really expands your perspective and how you see not only others but also yourself. Living in residence helps make the transition to Canada smooth, and York International provides a lot of support and guidance along the way. Marta Silva From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil PhD student, Social Anthropology SER UM ESTUDANTE DA YORK Marta escolheu a York por sua reputação de classe mundial em antropologia social e sua abordagem interdisciplinar às atividades acadêmicas, permitindo que ela estude não apenas antropologia, mas também educação e cinema, que se encaixam perfeitamente em seus interesses de pesquisa específicos. É uma experiência muito enriquecedora estudar em outro país. Realmente expande sua perspectiva e a forma como você vê não só os demais, mas a si mesmo. Morar no campus ajuda a tornar a transição para o Canadá tranquila, e a York International dá muito apoio e orientação ao longo do caminho. futurestudents.yorku.ca
2 Welcome to York À medida que o Canadá fortalece sua relação com o Brasil em áreas como saúde, defesa, agricultura e tecnologia, a York também trabalha para desenvolver mais laços com o país que, segundo as expectativas, deve se tornar a quinta maior economia do mundo nos próximos cinco anos. Através de bolsas de estudo, colaborações em pesquisas e programas de intercâmbio e de estágio para os estudantes, a York espera receber mais alunos brasileiros que nunca em sua comunidade multicultural. A Universidade de York é líder no Canadá em pesquisas e ensino interdisciplinares, oferecendo uma experiência acadêmica moderna nos níveis de graduação e pós-graduação em Toronto centro financeiro e a cidade mais internacional do Canadá. O campus Keele da York é uma comunidade autossuficiente e um centro global de pesquisa e informação. O campus Glendon, por outro lado, é o único campus bilíngue totalmente integrado do Canadá, onde os estudantes podem fazer cursos em inglês e francês e frequentemente aprender um terceiro idioma. As comunidades vibrantes e seguras da York alcançam o equilíbrio perfeito entre atividades acadêmicas e extracurriculares, criando um ambiente de boasvindas que recebe estudantes do mundo inteiro.
3 YORK OFFERS THE BEST OF CANADA CALLING CANADA HOME Brazilian students find themselves right at home in Canada in fact, Canada will welcome an estimated 12,000 Brazilian students between 2012 and 2016, through the Canadian component of Brazil s ambitious Science Without Borders scholarship program. Students will have the option of becoming permanent residents in Canada after completing their studies. CAREERS IN CANADA York graduates have access to Canada s increasing job opportunities, competitive wages, excellent living standards and employers that excel in industries like aerospace, business, digital media, manufacturing, health care and renewable energy. International students can work on and off campus during their studies and for up to three years after graduating by securing a work permit. FATOS DA YORK 54 ESTUDANTES BRASILEIROS EM CURSOS DE GRADUAÇÃO E PÓS- GRADUAÇÃO. 23 EX-ALUNOS DO BRASIL; 198 DA AMÉRICA LATINA. MAIS DE 300 CLUBES E ORGANIZAÇÕES DE ESTUDANTES, INCLUINDO A ORGANIZAÇÃO DE ESTUDANTES LATINO-AMERICANOS, ONDE OS ESTUDANTES LATINO-AMERICANOS E SEUS AMIGOS SE REÚNEM, SOCIALIZAM E DISCUTEM QUESTÕES RELATIVAS À COMUNIDADE CULTURAL DA AMÉRICA LATINA.
4 RESEARCH & INNOVATION WORLDWIDE RESEARCH IN BRAZIL President Mamdouh Shoukri will be a signatory on a Memorandum of Understanding the State of São Paulo research foundation and several universities, to encourage collaboration between researchers. York s Schulich School of Business has agreed to share its knowledge of sustainability, responsible business, training and development with Brazilian companies. History professor Paul Lovejoy collaborates with two Brazilian universities on Brazil s history of slavery & African diaspora. York professor Patricia Perkins leads a project helping Brazil's civil society to participate more in decision-making surrounding the management of water resources. York University recognizes the importance of understanding the Latin American region and its relationship to Canada and the rest of the world. And when it comes to Brazil, our academic connections run deep. York s connections with Brazil are vast and steadily increasing 12 York professors hold degrees from Brazilian universities, and York s Schulich School of Business has an International Satellite Centre in São Paolo, Brazil. York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri recently visited Brazil as part of a delegation to help establish and promote Canada-Brazil partnerships in research, innovation and higher education. He returned with 75 research partnerships worth approximately $6.7 million. CONNECTIONS AT YORK York has two new entrance scholarships and two scholarships for its English Language Institute specifically for Brazilian students. The new Brookfield Brazil Internship Program will allow four of York s MBA/IMBA students to work within the Brazilian operations of a Canadian-based, global company. The Equity Studies Department s Chair in Multiculturalism originated through an agreement between York, the University of São Paulo, the Federal University of São Carlos and the University of Pittsburgh. Students get hands-on research experience through York s iray program, which gives students paid positions assisting Canada s top researchers on campus.
5 YOUR CAREER STARTS AT YORK YORK OFFERS PAID INTERNSHIPS York s internship programs provide students with hands-on work experience with some of Canada s top employers. Students earn a salary, explore potential career options and build a valuable network of industry contacts. Students in our Technology Internship Program, for example, earn an average of $38,000 in a 12-month term. CO N N ECT I N G ST U D E N TS W I T H J O B S A N D E M P LOY E R S Last year, York s Career Centre posted 8,500 + employment opportunities with companies across Canada. Top employers also visit campus to connect with students at fairs, panels and other events. For students needing help with interviewing or resume-writing skills, there are more than 325 skills workshops offered throughout the year, in addition to private assistance options. I N T E R N AT I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E I S J U ST T H E STA RT Students can take part in York s International Internship Program, get work experience in a new country and receive $3,000 from York to help get there. Alternatively, they can take one of our international degree programs, requiring a year of study abroad, to lay the groundwork for a global career.
6 ACADEMIC STRENGTHS Earn York s prestigious degrees in Business Administration or Administrative Studies from the highly ranked Schulich School of Business, or study liberal arts in multiple languages at York s intimate Glendon campus. Work towards a degree in fine arts in one of North America s largest, most interdisciplinary schools for the visual and performing arts. YORK S COMMITMENTS York is committed to academic excellence, student engagement and increasing international student presence on campus. York recognizes the unique opportunities and partnerships that are made possible because of its location within a dynamic metropolitan and multicultural environment. I N T E R N AT I O N A L D EG R E ES Offering exchange agreements with more than 100 universities worldwide, and more than 30 programs with an international component (such as an internship abroad), York students earn degrees that are recognized globally. By graduation, students are prepared for international success. The numbers say it all: six months after graduation, 92 per cent of York graduates are employed. Study dance, design, film, music and theatre, from working artists and scholars, in York s 330,000-sq. ft. performing arts complex. PONTOS FORTES ACADÊMICOS Obtenha as prestigiadas licenciaturas da York em Administração de Empresas ou Estudos Administrativos na altamente conceituada Schulich School of Business, ou estude artes liberais em vários idiomas no aconchegante campus Glendon da York, situado no exuberante parque da mansão histórica da família Wood. Dedique-se a obter uma licenciatura em artes plásticas em uma das maiores e mais interdisciplinares instituições acadêmicas da América do Norte em artes visuais e cênicas. Estude dança, design, cinema, música, teatro e muito mais, com artistas atuantes e estudiosos, no impressionante complexo de artes cênicas com mais de m 2. To learn more about York University s programs, admission requirements, tuition, scholarship offerings, residence options and more, visit York s Future Students website at: futurestudents.yorku.ca
7 JOIN A COMMUNITY OF PROFESSORS, RESEARCHERS AND LEARNERS. YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR PASSION. FOSTERING STUDENT SUCCESS SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS York International, our friendly and welcoming central office for international students, offers orientation, information sessions, social activities, job search assistance and new-student mentors. York s Learning Skills program helps students improve their time management, note-taking and essay-writing abilities, while the Learning Commons provides additional skills training in one easyto-access campus location. Students requiring language support can turn to the English as a Second Language Open Learning Centre for help. SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS York awarded more than $4.7 million CAD in financial assistance to international students in International Entrance Scholarships range from $500 to $100,000, and help support the needs of our international students while also encouraging their academic success. York s award-winning Mars Rover A SAFE, SECURE CAMPUS At York, we take the safety of our students seriously. Our Security Services department works with community partners to develop a holistic approach to safety for our campus community.
8 York University values diversity and is committed to promoting a culture of mutual respect and inclusivity on campus. DIVERSITY ON CAMPUS MULTICULTURALISM York University is part of Toronto, a city where languages are spoken and half of the population was born outside of Canada. York students come from 180 countries worldwide and their diversity is celebrated during Multicultural Week, an annual event showcasing 60 student cultural groups through stage performances, informative displays and food tastings. RELIGIOUS SPACES ON CAMPUS The Scott Religious Centre provides a welcoming chapel for religious services and a peaceful meditation room for individual introspection and quiet prayer. It also provides office space for many of the faith-based student clubs. RELIGIOUS STUDENT GROUPS ON CAMPUS York respects the rights of the many faiths represented in our student body and has numerous student-run religious organizations that are active on campus. Such groups include: Muslim Students Association Thaqalayn Muslim Association Christian Students at York Youth Interfaith Council Sikh Students Association York University is committed to respecting the religious beliefs and practices of all members of its community and making accommodations for observances of special significance to adherents. To learn more about York University s student population, campus life and campus tours, visit York s Future Students website at: futurestudents.yorku.ca