About York University

York University is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change.


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About York University 

York University is home to one of the largest and most diverse student bodies in Canada with 54,500+ students from 172 countries, 348,000+ alumni and leading professors working with 323+ university, industry and NGO partners to tackle pressing issues.  

Recognized as a global leader for four consecutive years in the new Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, and number one in global joint research publications in Ontario, York is positioned to take on today’s biggest challenges. 

Through leading programs and 16,900+ diverse experiential education opportunities including internships, community placements, co-ops and capstone projects, the University is preparing students for meaningful careers, long-term success and the critical knowledge to work toward a better future. 

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Across multiple campuses locally, including the Keele and bilingual Glendon campuses in Toronto, and globally in Hyderabad, India, and Costa Rica, York continues to innovate. This approach continues to support the success of students in the top-ranked Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School as well as in the liberal arts, creative and performing arts, professional studies, health, engineering, education and sciences. 

York values collaboration, diversity and inclusivity to effect positive change for people around the world, our planet and the future.  


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Meet your Congress 2023 leadership team at York University


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Andrea Davis

Congress 2023 Academic Convenor, York University

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Lisa Phillips

Provost and Vice-President Academic, York University

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Rhonda Lenton

President, York University

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Amir Asif

Professor and Vice-President Research and Innovation, York University



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