International students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) have access to a wide range of services that support their university experience. LA&PS promotes the interaction between Canadian and international students, language study and academic engagement activities at a local and global level.
The International Student Handbook is a reference guide to the different services and supports available at York University and provides general information about life in Canada. LA&PS is committed to providing international students with a meaningful university experience.
LA&PS International Student Award
The Office of the Associate Dean, Global & Community Engagement (GCE) invites members of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies to submit nominations for the Outstanding International Student Leadership & Volunteer Award, LA&PS. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday March 31, 2017. Questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The award is as follows:
Outstanding International Student Leadership & Volunteer Award, LA&PS
The Outstanding International Student Leadership & Volunteer Award honours international students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies for exceptional contribution to an undergraduate student association in the Faculty and/or in other areas of the York community (internally and/or externally). It recognizes outstanding achievement in upholding the vision of building strong and inclusive communities at the local, national and international level. This award honours international students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of volunteer contributions, service and/or leadership. One award valued at $300. Student must be an undergraduate LA&PS major and an international student, paying international fees.
Application process: Students may self-nominate, or be nominated by members of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies community. Each nomination should include a letter outlining the candidate's contributions to a student association and/or involvement in the York community, up to two supporting letters with at least one from a faculty or staff member, as well as a copy of the candidate's CV.
Apply here: Nomination Form
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International student support
International students can book an academic advising appointment to inquire about degree requirements, academic performance and other topics related to their studies.
International students can also speak to the International Engagement Coordinator, Bruno Ritacca at (416) 736-2100 ext. 33586 or email@example.com. The International Engagement Coordinator is here as your starting point if you do not know who to ask or where to go!
For non-academic inquiries such as immigration, housing and employment, visit the York International website.