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March 2020

Yorkville’s Student Services Launches New Virtual Drop-In Zoom Rooms For Students

Yorkville University recently launched a brand-new initiative at each of its campuses across Canada to help maintain our connection with students during these times of physical distancing. Student Services in British Columbia, Ontario, and New Brunswick have each established a series of regular drop-in Zoom Rooms, where students can access virtual face-to-face time with their student/program advisors with the simple click of a link.

YORKVILLE UNIVERSITY | COVID-19 Update | March 26, 2020

At Yorkville University the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is paramount. As concern around COVID-19 grows, we continue to closely monitor the situation and are committed to planning accordingly so that our response is measured and responsible in the context of global events.

Guest Blog: Self-Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic with MACP Student Cate Gennaro

In this guest blog, Cate Gennaro focuses on the importance of self-care when going through difficult times like the current COVID-19 pandemic. Gennaro, a final-term MACP student, offers advice on how to take care of yourself, mind, body and soul.

FAQs: COVID-19 and Yorkville University’s Response to the Pandemic

In light of the current climate of uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that many of you in our Yorkville University community have questions and concerns – many of which we’ve attempted to answer here in our FAQs.

Guest Blog: Battling APA and Winning with Paul Graham

For students new the university environment, understanding citation styles can often prove one of the most challenging transitions to academic life. In this guest blog, Yorkville’s University Librarian, Paul Graham, shares some valuable resources and supports students can turn to for help learning American Psychological Association (APA) style.

Yorkville University Celebrates International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women's Day 2020, we talked to a select group of female Yorkville University students and staff about what the day means to them, why it’s important to celebrate women's achievements, and the role education plays in helping women gain equality.

Yorkville’s Dean of Education Published New Book in March

Yorkville University’s Dr. Ellyn Lyle's newest book is due to hit bookshelves on March 19, 2020. Identity Landscapes: Contemplating Place and the Construction of Self, which Lyle published, focuses on how relationships with place inform an individual's identity development.

Yorkville University Celebrates Grand Opening of New Westminster Campus

The ribbon has officially been cut on Yorkville University’s newly opened, 25,000-square-foot campus in New Westminster, B.C. Yorkville University officials were joined by students, staff and local community leaders on Friday, March 6 to celebrate the grand opening of the new learning space in British Columbia’s ‘Royal City.’

Chuck LeBlanc’s Tips & Tricks to Making the MACP Application Process a Smooth and Seamless One

No one knows better than Chuck LeBlanc how overwhelming the process of applying to a graduate-level university program can sometimes be. As both a former Yorkville University student advisor AND a current Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) student, LeBlanc has experienced both sides of the often arduous application process – and has stepped out the other side with a few helpful tips and tricks to make the process as smooth and seamless as possible.