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Oct
3
Sat
Future Students: AMPD at National Portfolio Day Toronto (October 24, 2020) Tickets
Oct 3 – Nov 21 all-day

Future Students: AMPD at National Portfolio Day Toronto

Are you considering post-secondary studies in Design or Visual Art? Visit our virtual booth at National Portfolio Day in Toronto.

Please have a portfolio of your best work ready to receive one-on-one feedback from our faculty members.

Featured programs:
York University Visual Art – Studio Art – BFA
York Program in Design – BDes

Our professors are professional artists and designers who practice and exhibit their work internationally. They’ll be on hand to review your work and give you useful tips on perfecting your portfolio.

We look forward to meeting you and seeing your work!
Admission is free.

AMPD at National Portfolio Day Toronto
DATE: Saturday, October 24, 2020
TIME: 12-4pm (EST)
REGISTER NOW

For more information please visit https://nationalportfolioday.org/

AMPD Visual Art – Studio Art will also be present at the following dates/times:
Minneapolis: October 3, 2020 (10 AM -2 PM MST)
Boston: October 4, 2020 (12 PM – 4 PM EST)
Chicago: October 18, 2020 (11 AM – 3 PM EST)
Toronto/ New York/ Philadelphia: October 24, 2020 (12 PM – 4 PM EST)
Washington: November 1, 2020 – (12 PM – 4 PM EST)
West Michigan/ Grand Rapids: November 8, 2020- (12 PM – 4 PM EST)
Vancouver: November 15, 2020 – (9 AM – 1 PM PST)
Cincinnati: November 21, 2020 – (12 PM – 4 PM EST)

AMPD Design will also be present at the following dates/times:
Boston: October 4, 2020 (12 PM – 4 PM EST)
Chicago: October 18, 2020 (11 AM – 3 PM EST)
Toronto/ New York/ Philadelphia: October 24, 2020 (12 PM – 4 PM EST)
Washington: November 1, 2020 – (12 PM – 4 PM EST)
Vancouver/ Seattle: November 15, 2020 – (9 AM – 1 PM PST)

 

 

Oct
26
Mon
Cinema & Media Arts Information Week Tickets
Oct 26 – Oct 30 all-day

Cinema & Media Arts Information Week
October 26 – 30, 2020

Throughout the week, we will be posting about the Cinema & Media Arts program. This is your opportunity to peer into our spaces, see what our current students are working on, discover the experiential education we offer at York University, and learn what our alumni are up to today. Please register for our Webinar, and follow us @YorkuAMPD on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Cinema & Media Arts: Webinar
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
REGISTER NOW

Join Professor and Department of Cinema & Media Arts Chair, Caitlin Fisher, for a unique opportunity to discover more about the Cinema & Media Arts program and what makes York University a great place to study. You’ll come away feeling knowledgeable, welcomed and more confident about choosing your educational path.

Cinema & Media Arts: Students Only!
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 6:15 pm
Instagram Live

Join us for and Instagram Live Event hosted by two current Cinema & Media Arts students. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage directly with our students, ask questions, and receive their unfiltered perspective of York University.

 

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Oct
27
Tue
Nat Taylor Tuesdays presents Two Films by Lev Lewis Tickets
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Nat Taylor Tuesdays presents Two Films by Lev Lewis
October 27, 2020

Join us for our third screening of this year’s Nat Taylor Tuesday series, with an online double-presentation of Lev Lewis’s The Intestine, and his newest short Every Day’s Like This. We’ll be discussing the technicalities of a burgeoning career as an independent Canadian filmmaker, as well as the shifting festival landscape in the face of COVID.

Please join us for this free screening.

DATE: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
TIME: 1:00 – 3:30 PM

Screening Schedule:
1:00 pm: Live introduction on Zoom
1:05 pm: Film screening on Vimeo (links will be live on October 27th)
Every Day’s Like This: A family tries to schedule the medically assisted death of a loved one.
The Intestine: A young woman attempts to better her life by appropriating a rich man’s home.
2:40 pm: Post screening Q&A with filmmaker on Zoom
FREE + open to the public!

Biography:
Lev Lewis is the co-founder of Lisa Pictures, a Toronto-based production company that has produced a wide roster of acclaimed independent films over the past decade. Lev is the director of The Intestine (2016), and the co-director of Spice It Up (2018). Most recently, he edited and composed the score for White Lie (2019) and directed the short film Every Day’s Like This (2020).

Virtual Coffee Break – Sharing COVID Stories Tickets
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Looking to connect with members of the YorkU community and have fun? Attend our Virtual Coffee Breaks on Zoom — Students, Staff & Faculty are welcome!

Today’s Topic: York International Presents: The Corona Chronicles! Stop by virtually today and share your COVID stories. Masks optional

Guest: Student Counselling & Development

Additional Information

What is a Virtual Coffee Break?

Our daily Virtual Coffee Breaks are an online space for international and domestic students from across programs, Faculties, countries, and cultures to connect and get to know each other!

Student Leaders will be on Zoom Monday to Friday with different fun and interesting topics.  When you sign up, a confirmation email with the zoom link will be sent to you upon registration. You can stay for as long or as short as you please!

View our Calendar for the full Virtual Coffee Break weekly schedule.

Topics Covered This Week

Date Topic
Monday, October 26, 2020 Movie Time
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Sharing COVID Stories
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 NO VCB
Thursday, October 29, 2020 NO VCB
Friday, October 30, 2020 Join our Halloween party! 
Have feedback for Virtual Coffee Breaks? Please submit it here.
See you there!
Employer Customized Event: Scotiabank – Why Capital Markets and Investment Banking Tickets
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What is Global Banking and Markets is a virtual information session that will give your students an understanding of what a career in Global Banking and Markets looks and feels like. This session is for 1st and 2nd year students who are interested in learning more about Sales and Trading, Investment Banking, Equity Research and Corporate Banking. These sessions consists of a presentation followed by a networking session with the campus recruitment team.

Registration is required. Click here to register on Experience York.

Employer Recruitment Session: Options @ Tangerine Tickets
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Options @ Tangerine is a virtual information session that will give students an understanding of what different types of career options exist at our digital bank. We welcome undergraduates from all programs who are interested in learning more about Marketing, Operations, Strategy, Finance, Product, UX Design, Software Development, IT Security, and more! This session consists of a presentation followed by a Q&A discussion with the Tangerine team.

Registration is required. Click here to register on Experience York.

Navigating eClass: A Session for Students Tickets
Oct 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Learn to navigate your way around eClass and use the common tools to support your learning and online experience.  Online activities such as course discussions within your courses/tutorials, turn-it-in assignments, quizzing, groupings and grades will be discussed along with accompanying tips and best practices. A brief overview of Zoom in and out of eClass will be reviewed to provide students with an overall understanding of this videoconferencing tool. The online eClass Help Centre will be referenced as a resource for you to obtain instructional information and how to request student IT support and help.

Register via Zoom link below and you will receive an email with details on how to join event/session. https://yorku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwlcuGhqTgrGtwrzUjX2BH0738dPDlo5pIg

8th Mercier Seminar: Be Bold, Dream, Begin Tickets
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
8th Mercier Seminar: Be Bold, Dream, Begin @ Via Zoom – Link will be sent to registrants

Get inspired by James Temerty’s entrepreneurship journey in our 8th Mercier Seminar! Learn how to find opportunities and succeed in an increasingly volatile business environment.
Date: Tuesday, October 27th
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm EST
Register at: 8mercier.eventbrite.ca

Self-Care Series: Passive & Active Leisure For Exam Season Tickets
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Self-Care Series: Passive & Active Leisure For Exam Season

Have you felt lower energy levels and increased brain fog? Is it harder to pay attention to lectures and readings? Are you running out of stream?

Well, taking breaks can help with re-energizing yourself, but what you do during those breaks can really make a difference. In this workshop you’ll learn about the benefits of passive and active leisure and create your own leisure plan, which will include practical ways to engage in self-care and enhance your energy levels. Learn self-care strategizes that support limited time and budget especially during exam season.

Registration opens in October.