The School of Continuing Studies provides meaningful continuing education opportunities which combine guided instruction with practical application. Our programs are designed to develop the well-rounded professionals that employers value with both the deep discipline-based knowledge and the broad skills required to communicate and be effective within a multidisciplinary team.

Top reasons to study here

  • If you plan to pursue a degree, our academic bridging courses and English Language Institute can prepare you for success.
  • York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence.
  • York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges.

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Education

Our programs are designed to develop the well-rounded professionals that employers value with both the deep discipline-based knowledge and the broad skills required to communicate and be effective within a multidisciplinary team. With a variety of options to suit your learning style and schedule, adding a recognized, respected credential such as a York University professional certificate has never been more convenient.

Research

York is committed to excellence in research and scholarship in all its forms. Informed by a strong commitment to shared values, including the promotion of social justice, diversity and the public good, we aspire through our research to better understand the human condition and the world around us and to employ the knowledge we gain in the service of society. Intensive engagement in research is a core institutional value that permeates the fabric of the University, and it is this foundation on which York’s vibrant and exciting academic environment is built.

Career

As part of the York community, the Career Centre is a team of professionals who work with students, alumni, staff, faculty, and employers to support students and new graduates (up to two years after graduation) in the development of career self management skills.

Our purpose is to enhance the abilities and confidence of York's diverse students and new graduates by creating and delivering innovative career development, job search and experiential education support to help York students and new graduates in their pursuit of career success.

Services

Housing services

There are a variety of housing options for graduate students while studying at York. Several campus options, as well as Toronto's many vibrant neighbourhoods and downtown core, help make the graduate student experience a memorable one.

Graduate students who decide to live on York’s Keele or Glendon campuses will be within walking distance of everything they need. York’s Keele campus is like a small city unto itself, complete with shops, sports and fitness facilities, art galleries parks and green spaces, restaurants, cafés and pubs, while York’s Glendon campus offers a more intimate university experience that is immersed in mid-town Toronto’s Lawrence Park neighbourhood.

Library services

Group Study Rooms are available for students who wish to work together in a collaborative environment. These rooms are available at Scott, SMIL, Steacie, Bronfman and Frost libraries. Most rooms can be booked online at any time. The Law Library hosts its own booking system.

Medical services

Health Education And Promotion (HE) is a team of York Students and Staff that collaboratively work with on and off campus stakeholders to create a community that supports students’ health and well-being.

Our main goals include: creating a York a healthy campus through various initiatives and provide Health support that encompasses a holistic experience for students, staff and faculty.

Student Life

Campus life

Glendon offers a university education unique in Canada – and indeed beyond – for its combination of quality academic offerings, campus experience, and commitment to bilingualism.

Since the beginning, we have believed that small classes and a strong sense of community are key factors in student success. True to this vision, today our campus is home to 2,700 students with an average class size of 26, and our student satisfaction ratings are exemplary.

Sports facilities

Sport Clubs offer a variety of levels of competition. Some clubs offer internal recreational competition with other members while others travel to compete against other universities or participate in club-style tournaments against other clubs in the province that may even lead to national or international competition at the highest level.