Media Advisory - Major announcement to be made by York University at Canada House

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will make a major announcement with global impact at a reception to be held at Canada House.


Canada's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Gordon Campbell

Business Leader and Philanthropist Victor Phillip Dahdaleh

President and Vice-Chancellor of Canada's York University Mamdouh Shoukri


Major announcement by York University


Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6:30 pm local time in London, United Kingdom


Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom


York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 52,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world's most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

SOURCE York University

For further information: Media contacts: Caroline Mallan, Canadian High Commission Media Relations Office, +44 207004 6162,; Joanne Rider, York University, 416 736 5593,


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