Provincial government funds transition pilot at York U for students with autism spectrum disorders

In February, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities announced that it is allocating $212,000 over three years to York University for a pilot project that will support students with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) as they make the transition to postsecondary education. Among its major objectives, the project, called the “Transitions Program for Students with…

Division of Students launches new website for families of students

Moms and dads and interested relatives of York U students now have a new web resource that has been designed to answer their questions about the University and the application process. The new Parents and Families website, which was developed by the Division of Students, offers a wealth of information, including an admissions roadmap, a guide to campus resources,…

Bennett Centre poised for reconfiguration and improvement

Construction is expected to begin soon in the Bennett Centre for Student Services. The project will see the reconfiguration and enhancement of the lobby area, the waiting area for Student Client Services and the entrance and exits. The changes include: adding a welcome centre space for recruitment; repurposing the circular reception desk and replacing it…

The Burning Glass

Marking a first for me is the publication of my short short story, “The Burning Glass,” in The First Line literary journal. It is a piece of flash fiction, the first piece of fiction that I have ever sold. While the payment was modest, it still gave me a much-needed confidence boost as I pursue creative writing projects…