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Mar 23, 2017, 10:18 ET York U committee recommends divestment from weapons and fossil fuels

Students and faculty applaud decision, call on Board of Governors to act now TORONTO, March 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The York University Advisory Committee on Responsible Investment (YUACRI) has voted to...


Nov 23, 2016, 11:06 ET YUGSA Statement on York's Presidential Search

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - The York University Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA) strongly opposes the potential appointment of Vice-President Academic and Provost Rhonda Lenton to the...


Jul 17, 2014, 08:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Statement about the detention of Alexander Sodiqov

TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - On 16 June 2014, security forces in Tajikistan detained Alexander Sodiqov, a doctoral student in Political Science at the University of Toronto, Canada. He continues to ...


Apr 24, 2014, 10:47 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Close The Gap! Students Outraged as York University Further Exploits International Students

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Effective Fall 2013, York University imposed a 5.5 per cent tuition fee increase on all new international graduate students. Effective Fall 2014, the university will...


Jan 14, 2014, 18:13 ET The York University Graduate Students Association urges the administration to take a stand against sexism!

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The York University Graduate Students Association (YUGSA) executive is deeply concerned with the administration's handling of a recent student accommodation request and ...


Oct 09, 2013, 11:56 ET York University Graduate Students' Association Condemns Toronto Life Article, 'Fortress York'.

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The York University Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA), representing 6,100 graduate students at York University, condemns the article 'Fortress York' which appeared...


Nov 19, 2012, 09:55 ET York University Graduate Students' Association Endorses BDS Campaign

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - In a momentous vote that adds to the growing list of student unions in Canada, York University's Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA) voted overwhelmingly in favor of ...


May 22, 2012, 08:00 ET York University Graduate Students' Association Speaks Out Against Revised Access Copyright Agreement and AUCC's Model License

TORONTO, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - The York University Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA) is joining graduate students' unions and academic organizations across the country to speak out against...