Events

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See below for our upcoming events. There’s something for everyone, so don’t miss out! Check out our past events by viewing our photo gallery.

Questions? Contact the Events team at alumnievents@yorku.ca.

The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series - Oct.21, 2017 @ Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Join us for The York Circle Lecture and Lunch hosted by President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton on Saturday, October 21 from 9am to 1pm. Meet Rhonda L. Lenton on the week of her installation as President[...]
CANY's Canadian Universities Alumni Reception: Celebrating Canada 150 and Canadian University Excellence in NYC @ Penn Club | New York | New York | United States
6:30 pm
Along with several Canadian universities, York University is partnering with the Canadian Association of New York (CANY) to invite you to the 19th Annual Canadian Universities Alumni Reception on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:30-9:30pm. This event[...]
Jan 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
A tantrum…or a treaty? The Nobel-winning campaign to outlaw nuclear weapons @ Paul Delaney Gallery | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
12:30 pm
Ray Acheson (ICAN; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom) talks about ICAN's 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning campaign for a treaty to abolish nuclear weapons. Click here to register.
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Markham YorkU Scholars Hub: Harnessing Nature’s Pharmacy @ Markham Village Library | Markham | Ontario | Canada
7:00 pm
Humans have taken advantage of plants’ natural defences to fend off pathogens for thousands of years. Professor Kathi Hudak discusses an antiviral protein that protects plants and inhibits the replication of human retroviruses such as[...]
Oct
21
Sat
The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series - Oct.21, 2017 @ Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for The York Circle Lecture and Lunch hosted by President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton on Saturday, October 21 from 9am to 1pm.

Meet Rhonda L. Lenton on the week of her installation as President & Vice-Chancellor, and hear from four of York's leading faculty members on a wide range of interesting topics that speak to some of the key themes that define York University.

The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series is held four times a year and is open to our community of alumni and friends.

Complimentary coffee, light snacks and lunch will be provided.

Visit alumniandfriends.yorku.ca/yorkcircle/oct21 for more information on the upcoming lecture or to register for the event.

 

Nov
7
Tue
CANY's Canadian Universities Alumni Reception: Celebrating Canada 150 and Canadian University Excellence in NYC @ Penn Club
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm

Along with several Canadian universities, York University is partnering with the Canadian Association of New York (CANY) to invite you to the 19th Annual Canadian Universities Alumni Reception on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:30-9:30pm. This event will be hosted by CANY and take place at the Penn Club of New York.

CANY is excited to reintroduce this very popular event to the Canadian calendar in celebration of Canada 150 and Canadian university excellence. This is great opportunity for York alumni to meet and network with fellow Canadian university alumni in NYC. Representatives from many of Canada's universities, including York University, and the Canadian Consulate in New York will be there to join in on all the fun.

There are hundreds of York University alumni like you building successful careers in and around the Big Apple. This event will be memorable and a great way for York alumni to manifest their presence in style.

Please join us for a fun evening that will provide the perfect chance to gather with friends both new and old and share fond memories of your university days back in Canada. Ticket price includes an open bar (beer and wine) and passed hors d'oeuvres.

Register now

Event Details 
Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm
Place: Penn Club, 30 West 44th Street

Jan
23
Tue
A tantrum…or a treaty? The Nobel-winning campaign to outlaw nuclear weapons @ Paul Delaney Gallery
Jan 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Ray Acheson (ICAN; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom) talks about ICAN's 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning campaign for a treaty to abolish nuclear weapons.

Click here to register.

Feb
8
Thu
Markham YorkU Scholars Hub: Harnessing Nature’s Pharmacy @ Markham Village Library
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Humans have taken advantage of plants’ natural defences to fend off pathogens for thousands of years. Professor Kathi Hudak discusses an antiviral protein that protects plants and inhibits the replication of human retroviruses such as HIV.

Join Markham Public Library and York University as we bring to Markham a taste of the university experience. Each month YorkU faculty will bring their amazing research and provide an opportunity for our community to learn something new.

This is a FREE event, but an RSVP is required.

Please reserve your ticket HERE.