Monthly Updates

Division of Students Strategic Plan 2020-2025Monthly Updates

Curious about initiatives, projects, and updates across the Division of Students? Below is a month-by-month compilation of stories, reports, and achievements to celebrate progress, learnings, and success.

JuneWhat's New?

Invest in Our People

Learning Skills Services featured in the Writing Centre symposium

Staff shared an overview of LSS, highlighting services available to students and why learning skills are essential for university learners. Discussions covered best practices for making warm referrals, and how LSS and the Writing Centre could collaborate further to support student success.

Browse LSS services
faculty and staff from the Writing Centre learned about Learning Skills Services.

Impact the Student Journey

Career drop-ins now available at York Lanes

The 2023 launch of the Alumni Career Lounge has showcased a significant change in creating accessible and barrier-free career advising. This initiative has enhanced visibility with campus partners, increased awareness of career supports and improved student engagement.

Explore the Career Lounge
The Career Lounge has seen a 67% increase in drop-ins, demonstrating the success of centralizing student support services in a high-traffic area.
Launch of new graduation verification process for degrees and graduation status

On Friday, May 31, the MyCreds verify portal became available to confirm whether a student has graduated, and received a degree, from York University. 

Check out the new process
This updated process aligns with the University and industry best practices, enabling and optimizing the process that comes with the new platform.
Registration Open House with Student Accessibility Services

SAS is hosting Registration Open Houses to support incoming York students and their families/support persons. Participants will learn about services and the registration process with SAS Project ADVANCE peer facilitators.

Learn more about these events
attendees participated in the May Open House.

Create Our Future

Women and Girls Leadership and Sport Conference 2024

Athletics and Recreation hosted the fifth annual Women and Girls Leadership and Sport Conference in April. Beyond Bodies: Navigating Gender in Sport, explored the role of gender, including the impact on access and inclusion, policy and performance expectations.

Learn more about the conference
Ensuring financial sustainability was achieved. Revenue generated by this year’s conference will be converted to one-time athletic financial awards for varsity student-athletes.