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May
17
Mon
Globally Networked Learning: Faculty Drop-In Consultations Tickets
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Individual Consultations for YorkU Faculty Members

Are you a York University faculty member or Partner who is interested in student-centered learning and open pedagogy? Are you planning to develop and mount a GNL course? We are excited that are you planning to engage in a GNL-enhanced course this year and we would love to support you!

The GNL team is available Mondays from 10 to 11:30am via Zoom. Reserve a slot to ask your questions and work through your ideas.

To prepare for the session, we invite you to review the following resources:

Student Accessibility Services Information Session for Mature Students Tickets
May 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Student Accessibility Services Information Session for Mature Students @ Zoom

Do you have questions about Student Accessibility Services? Do you want to know what academic accommodations we can put in place for mature students with disabilities and how to access these supports? We will give an overview of our service and answer your questions about accessing disability related academic accommodations at York.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://bit.ly/3aZ2DgV

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

May
18
Tue
Secrets of Academic Success Tickets
May 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Looking for key strategies to improve your academic achievement and confidence? Wondering which learning skills you most need to succeed at university? Take this workshop and find out.

Register for this Workshop: https://yorku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tceypqTMtEtPuYBRqSukgk7ZM1l2rc6hc

Please note that you must register with a YorkU email address. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop.

Mindful Meditation Tickets
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Mindful Meditation @ Zoom

The meditation sessions are facilitated by a Psychologist, Scott Pope from Student Counselling Development. These sessions will help you to de-stress, decrease loneliness and increase positivity.

We hope you can take some time and join us via Zoom:

https://bit.ly/3gCr3QU

Meeting ID: 940 5432 3088
Passcode: 807814

Mexico, ‘Free Trade’ and North American Geopolitics Tickets
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mexico, ‘Free Trade’ and North American Geopolitics

Date: May 18th

Time: 12 noon (EST)

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Register for Zoom event here

A discussion about CUSMA and NAFTA 2.0 with relation to Canadian mining operations in Mexico, Mexico’s labour reform and its gendered implications, and the conditions surrounding the nationalization of the Mexican energy/petroleum sector. With analysis of the new geopolitical landscape in Mexico and implications for the region.

Panelists:

Dr. Maria Cecilia Costero Garbarino is a Professor and Researcher at the Program of Political and International Studies at El Colegio de San Luis, Mexico. Her areas of expertise include NAFTA and its renegotiation and the geopolitics of Canadian and US investments in Mexico. Her current research includes privatization associated with Canadian mining in Northern Mexico, including its impacts on women.

Dr. Aleida Hernandez Cervantes is a feminist legal scholar and researcher at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Sciences and Humanities at the National University of Mexico (UNAM) whose area of expertise centres on economic globalization and its effect on social and labour rights. She is the author of a 2021 report on the TMEC/CUSMA (NAFTA 2.0), gender equality, and the Mexican labour reform under the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement.

Silvia Ramos Luna is the Secretary-General of Mexico’s Unión of Petroleum Professional Workers (UNTyPP). UNTyPP has been organizing in opposition to the privatization of Mexico’s energy resources for 30 years.

Panelists will present in Spanish with simultaneous translation to English.

Co-sponsored by CERLAC and Environmental & Urban Change at York University and Common Frontiers.

 

Drop-in International Student Advising Tickets
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Drop in to speak with our immigration specialists who can help answer your quick questions regarding study permits, work permits, visas, SIN, quarantine and travel information, and more.

How does drop-in advising work?

No appointment is needed. It is first-come, first-served, so you may need to wait in line. Click on the registration link that is emailed to you to join anytime during the advising hours posted on the YI calendar.

If you have a question that you think will take longer than 5-10 minutes, please book an appointment instead. We cannot advise on permanent residency during drop-in advising as these questions require more time to discuss.

Please note that depending on the volume, the session may be conducted as a group advising session. If the nature of your questions requires confidentiality, please book a 1:1 session with an international student advisor here: https://yorkinternational.yorku.ca/international-student-advising/

We look forward to speaking with you soon!

How do I access drop-in advising?

Register here to receive a zoom link.

We look forward to speaking with you soon!

Virtual Coffee Break: Have questions about your job and your future career?  Tickets
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Have feedback for Virtual Coffee Breaks? Please submit it here.

Today’s Topic: Have questions about your job and your future career? 

Want to know how the Career Education and Development centre can help you? Drop by to find out what workshops and online resources are available for you to succeed while studying at YorkU. A representative from the Career Centre will be available to answer your questions.


Learn more about VCBs below! ↓

Virtual Coffee Break

Student-Parents’ Get Together Tickets
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Student-Parents' Get Together @ Zoom

A safe place to create new connections between parents (who are also students), with a sneak peek into new event ideas. This is where you could meet new friends, new classmates for years to come!

Registration required. Once registered, a Zoom link will be sent to you.

Register here: https://bit.ly/32K74I1

What Can I Do With My Degree? (Webinar) Tickets
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

** PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE WEBINAR **

Not sure what career options your degree might lead to? Attend this webinar to learn how the skills you are developing in your degree and the experiences you are gaining while at York will help build a foundation for your future.

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

May
19
Wed
Prepare for YorkU: Health Insurance Basics Tickets
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Get info about UHIP coverage, where to find a doctor, how to pay for medical expenses with UHIP. Basic health insurance vs extended health coverage and resources for health and well-being at York.

Note: The sessions are virtual and a Zoom link will be sent directly to those who register.