Author: Lauren Dick

Lauren Dick is a fourth-year Professional Writing major who is also working towards a Professional Certificate in Marketing at York U. She loves to curl up with a good story and a warm cup of tea (only English Breakfast, mind you), and she hopes her blog posts encourage current and incoming students to learn more about York U and its community.

Posted by Lauren Dick on February 28, 2019

International Women’s Day is almost here, Lions! This yearly celebration serves to recognize women’s rights and the movement towards gender equality, while highlighting womens’ worldwide contrib ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on February 21, 2019

York University’s residence application deadline is approaching fast, which means it’s time to talk about residence life! Growing up in Ottawa, I didn’t know what to expect when I moved into res ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on December 20, 2018

Over the course of the Fall 2018 term, the #YUBlog team has published at least two blog posts a week—that’s over 30 posts! We know that it can be a lot to choose from when you are picking a post t ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on December 4, 2018

The holiday season is a great time to get together with family and friends. Baking is a fantastic way to pass the time, and the #YUBlog is here with its tried-and-true holiday baking recipes to help y ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on November 13, 2018

Want to travel next Summer, but worried about finding a job? Why intern abroad through York International  in Summer 2019! York International works with a wide variety of organizations around the g ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on November 1, 2018

York University educates more than 50,000 students each year across 200+ undergraduate and graduate degree programs. If you are thinking of making a change in your education path, we are excited to we ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on October 25, 2018

Don’t you wish you could make your university dorm room feel like home? The Sorry Girls recently teamed up with York University to help three lucky contest winners revamp their dorm rooms to match t ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on October 16, 2018

In our earlier blog post, “On-Campus Neighbourhood Shopping Options,” we at the #YUBlog covered all of the food, shops and services on York University’s Keele Campus. In the second half of our t ...
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Posted by Lauren Dick on October 11, 2018

Did you know that York University is home to 300+ official clubs and student organizations? With so many options, it can be tricky to determine which club is the best fit for you. When deciding what c ...
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