Faculty of Health

Welcome to the Faculty of Health. Through our five degree programs – Kinesiology & Health Science, Psychology, Nursing, Health Studies (Policy, Management and Informatics) and Global Health – our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our professors who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields; through our leading edge research; and through community partnerships to improve health outcomes both locally and globally. In addition, students benefit from learning opportunities that go beyond the classroom to include experiential education in a range of settings from laboratories to sports fields and with community partners including hospitals, clinics, schools, health and recreation centres.

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YorkU Scholars Hub @ Markham Public Libraries: How to Hack the Human Brain with Cognitive Neuroscience @ Markham Village Branch
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

YorkU Scholars Hub Speaker Series:
How to Hack the Human Brain with Cognitive Neuroscience
W. Dale Stevens (Professor, Faculty of Health)

Markham Public Library and York University invite you to the Scholars Hub Speaker Series. The partnership brings some of York’s top academic minds to York Region. The series features talks and expertise from professionals in the Faculty of Health with subject matter around brain health. The series takes place at the Markham Village Branch located at 6031 Highway 7. Each talk is from 7pm to 8:30pm, and for added convenience, childcare is provided for school age children ages 4-12.

For more information & to register: http://advancement.yorku.ca/mpl-scholars-hub/

How to Effectively Use LinkedIn (Webinar) @ Online (URL will be emailed in reminder email prior to event)
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wondering how using LinkedIn effectively can enhance your job search? Curious about how to leverage LinkedIn’s features to build your professional network? Attend this webinar and find out!

To participate in a webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Adobe Flash Player installed in your browser. You will receive the URL of the webinar in a reminder email after you’ve registered for the event. On the day of the event, you can login to the webinar and ask your questions via chat.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Calumet & Stong College: Careers Matter Alumni-Student Connection @ TBA
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Students will meet Alumni, Fellows, Professors and Graduate Students, and connect with them about their career paths and vocations.

Students can ask Alumni, Fellows, Professors and Graduate Students questions about:
-paths to success
-personal challenges
-nature of their careers
-shadowing/volunteering opportunities
-mentoring opportunities
-apprenticeship/internship opportunities
-tips for success

More details: http://stong.yorku.ca/calendar