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Yorkville University Welcomes the New Alumni and Student Representatives to the Academic Council

Yorkville University Welcomes the New Alumni and Student Representatives to the Academic Council

The Yorkville University community is thrilled to welcome two new members to the Academic Council.  Yorkville MEAE graduate Barb-Colliar Brown has recently been elected as Alumni representative to the academic council, and Mary Benson, a current BBA student has been voted in as student representative.  The Academic council is a body that helps to ensure proper governance of the university, and the student and alumni representatives play an essential part in ensuring that the needs of students and alumni are well-represented.  Congratulations to Colliar-Brown and Benson on your new positions.

Yorkville University Partners with Brighton College to Widen the Scope of Education and Career Possibilities

Yorkville University Partners with Brighton College to Widen the Scope of Education and Career Possibilities

Yorkville University’s articulation agreement with Brighton College, the BC-based technical institution with campuses in Surrey and Burnaby, BC, means new opportunities for individuals who are seeking to take advantage of the changing nature of education delivery and career planning.

From Small Town to Big City, Master of Education Graduate Finds Personal & Professional Success

From Small Town to Big City, Master of Education Graduate Finds Personal & Professional Success

Yorkville University alumni, Puneet Hayer grew up in Prince George and spent his early adulthood there, the idea of moving to Vancouver seemed like an elusive and inaccessible fantasy, that is until his Master of Education in Adult Education gave him the skills and the confidence to make it in the big city. Read more about Hayer's YU story here.

Vancouver Graduate Celebration Cabaret a Success: Next Party Planned for Toronto

Vancouver Graduate Celebration Cabaret a Success: Next Party Planned for Toronto

With the illuminated backdrop of Vancouver’s nighttime cityscape on full display through the stunning floor-to-ceiling windows of the Yorkville University downtown campus, guests were welcomed with style to the first West Coast Graduate Celebration and Alumni Party on Friday, March 2nd, 2018.     

VIDEO: Alumnus & Entrepreneur Transforms BBA Thesis into Fashion Brand

VIDEO: Alumnus & Entrepreneur Transforms BBA Thesis into Fashion Brand

Samantha Lightfoot enrolled at Yorkville University with the goal to make her dream of owning her own fashion label a reality. Within just a couple of weeks of graduating with her Bachelor of Business Administration, Riot Theory Apparel was launched. Read more about Samantha and her Yorkville story here:

VIDEO: BID Graduate Wins Third Place IDEC Award for Poetic Meditation Centre

VIDEO: BID Graduate Wins Third Place IDEC Award for Poetic Meditation Centre

For Yasaman Saeidi, interior design is an art form that incorporates a multitude of modalities and philosophies including craft, architecture, spirituality, nature, and poetry. In particular, Saeidi finds inspiration for her interior spaces through poetry. Such was the case withThe Chamber of Light, a meditation centre conceived by the Yorkville University Bachelor of Interior Design student . The project was recently granted the third place award by the Interior Design Educator’s Council (IDEC) in the Advanced Undergraduate Student Design Competition category. See more in this story and video.

Toronto Graduate’s BBA Paves the Way for Promotion and Self-Actualization

Toronto Graduate’s BBA Paves the Way for Promotion and Self-Actualization

The value of Hubert Wong’s Bachelor of Business Administration from Yorkville University was confirmed, when only two weeks after graduating he received a promotion to the position of Senior IT Analyst of Global Maintenance at the US-based insurance company where he works.

Renowned Bachelor of Interior Design Program Now Offered Through Yorkville University

Renowned Bachelor of Interior Design Program Now Offered Through Yorkville University

Yorkville University is pleased to announce that among its offerings of bachelor and master level programs, it will now offer the renowned CIDA accredited and ARIDO recognized, Bachelor of Interior Design.  Previously offered through RCC Institute of Technology, the program and the curriculum have met accreditation rigours as well as provincial legislative requirements.

VIDEO: MEd Alumnus Excels, Putting Online Education Theory into Practice

VIDEO: MEd Alumnus Excels, Putting Online Education Theory into Practice

Rima Al Tawil has become something of an expert in the theory and implementation of communication strategies in online learning, and has found her calling as a senior instructional designer.  Read here how an interest, piqued during her time as a student at Yorkville, has become her calling.   

BBA Student and Military Bombardier Fulfills Leadership Dream | Chelsea’s YU Story

BBA Student and Military Bombardier Fulfills Leadership Dream | Chelsea’s YU Story

VIDEO: Chelsea Hazel Marie Fraser, a bombardier in the Royal Canadian Artillery, and a second-year student in Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is quickly seeing the pursuit of her dream of a university education paying off.