Undergraduate Students

Reflecting on my four-year university experience at York April 23, 2024 If you are considering starting or returning to university, my reflections on my experience may provide insight into what’s to come.
Work-life balance: York athlete edition April 12, 2024 Take a sneak peek into a varsity athlete’s life at York.
10 tips for staying motivated and recharged at university March 8, 2024 This YUBlog post shares useful tips and tricks to stay motivated and mindfulness strategies that’ll help you recharge.
Celebrating Lunar New Year while studying in Canada February 14, 2024 Lunar New Year, often known as Chinese New Year, is a significant celebration in Asian culture, marked by vibrant traditions and a strong sense of community.
Cool and fun courses at York January 31, 2024 Discover cool and fun courses
Taking care of yourself with your student health benefits January 30, 2024 Did you know that your YFS Health and Dental Plan offers you a ton of health benefits? Read this post to find out how you can take care of yourself with your student health benefits.
Unique programs at York: Screenwriting January 15, 2024 If you love stories and the language of the moving image is your thing, Screenwriting is for you! Find out more about the program in this post.
How to network as an introvert: 5 reasons to attend York events January 10, 2024 Networking is crucial part of life at York
How to use your YU-card like a pro January 8, 2024 Your YU-card is not just an ID card, it's your ticket to amazing discounts! Here's how you can use it.
Your guide to general education and elective courses December 18, 2023 We know selecting general education and elective courses can sometimes be overwhelming, so we’re here to help!
How to prepare yourself for York University as an international student December 4, 2023 Learn how to prepare for York as an international student
Navigating exam anxiety and stress: Get support on- and off-campus November 29, 2023 Exam season is here! We're here to help you navigate this stressful time.
Unique programs at York: English & Professional Writing November 29, 2023 Do you love literature, writing and creating digital content? The English & Professional Writing (ENPR) program is perfect for you!
How to prepare for exams: Pro tips from upper-year students November 16, 2023 Here are some exam tips from the pros!
Why you should participate in Experiential Education November 13, 2023 Explore York’s Experiential Education (EE) opportunities to find the best fit for you. If you are unsure about EE, don’t worry. This YUBlog post will offer insights from a student perspective.
Future students: How to prepare for York’s Campus Day November 1, 2023 This blog post takes you through some questions you can ask at York University’s Campus Day.
Unique programs at York: Integrative arts October 19, 2023 Looking for unique programs at York? Explore the Integrative Arts program.
How to connect with course instructors September 28, 2023 Connecting with your course instructors will help you academically and professionally, especially if they work in the field you’re interested in.
Using your University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) September 27, 2023 Learn the ins and outs of UHIP at the beginning of the school year to prepare yourself for potential emergencies and enjoy a worry-free university experience in Canada.
How to start a successful term September 19, 2023 The first few weeks at York are an important time to settle into your courses and get into the flow of studying. Here are some tips on how to start a successful term.
Make the most of York’s Career Fair September 12, 2023 York’s Career Fair is a great way to learn about career opportunities and meet multiple employers in one place. Whether you are an incoming or current student, you can meet with organizations that interest you, network and connect with them in a variety of ways. Here's how to make a lasting impression during your Career Fair experience.
How to Navigate the New eClass September 5, 2023 If you are new to York, eClass is a platform where you can access all your coursework, readings, syllabi, assignments and deadlines. The platform may look different to you if you have used it before, but worry not, we’re here to help you navigate it like a pro.
International Edition: What I Wish I Knew in First Year August 29, 2023 We spoke to two international students and asked them the ultimate question: what do you wish you knew in your first year?
Mistakes we made in first year (so you can avoid them) August 17, 2023 Having gone through six years of post-secondary education, I wish I knew in first year what I know now.
International student edition: Why you should attend orientation August 15, 2023 Orientation week is approaching and you might be wondering what it’s all about. We’re here to help.
Get financial support: Apply for awards! August 10, 2023 Applying for scholarships, bursaries and awards can help you focus more on your studies and less on your finances.
Five pro-tips for enrolling in courses August 3, 2023 Enrolling in courses can be overwhelming, so let’s work through this process together.
High school edition: What to expect at orientation August 1, 2023 Congratulations, new Lions, you made it to university! The next step in your university journey is attending orientation.
Five ways to make friends at university July 27, 2021 Here are five ways to make friends at university.
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