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Yorkville University Toronto

Toronto, Canada


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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established under the New Brunswick Degree Granting Act in the year 2003, Yorkville University is a privately funded educational institution in the city of New Brunswick. As of now, the university manages physical campuses in Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver. Since its inaugural year in 2004, the university has experienced exponential growth and development beyond the confines of the institution. To achieve this, the institution is affiliated with several institutions and offers its students 60 transferable credits. The university is affiliated with Bishop's University, Lakeland. College, Toronto School of Management, Western Community College and others. Yorkville University offers multiple program start dates throughout the year and the opportunity to shorten a program with approved transfer credits or year-round study. There are also no compulsory breaks so that students can graduate faster if they wish. It also offers online versions of many of its degrees, as well as some online-only versions such as the Master of Arts in Counselling or the Master of Education. The university is ranked in the top 200 universities in Canada.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The university has campuses in New Brunswick, Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver through which it offers undergraduate degrees in four programs in subjects such as Business Administration and Interior Design. The institution also offers master's degrees available to students in four specialisations through online education options. The online education option is available on all the campuses and each campus is equipped with the appropriate amenities and facilities to ensure students do not face problems due to institutional failure. Yorkville University offers a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MA), Master of Education in Adult Education (M.Ed) and Master of Education in Educational Leadership (M.Ed). Bachelor of Business Administration (General) with specialisations in Accounting, Energy Management, Project Management and Supply Chain Management is offered at all three locations. The university accepts results from various English proficiency tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, CAEL and MELAB for admission. Yorkville University also offers a range of academic and non-academic facilities and services for students, including a library, financial aid, distance learning opportunities and administrative services. 

Accomplishments and Alumni

Yorkville University recently launched a portal that allows its graduate students to connect with their alma mater. The portal has been properly promoted and the passed out students are excited to be able to log back in. With an exemplary art presentation in a cross-departmental presentation, the university and its current students received critical acclaim in the faculties of the visual arts. The University received the 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award from the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce. Yorkville University prepares to launch the revamped new MyYU student portal. Some of the alumni from the university are Susan Thivierge (Aesthetic Medical Educators Training), Mohammad Hammadullah (Finance Manager at Marina Commodities Inc), Claudine Mingot (Senior Manager, BMO Financial Group) and many more. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Yorkville University has another department dedicated to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion led by Thamina Jaferi. The institution has set a milestone by embracing the origins of  communities of different cultures and backgrounds in the regions at the campus locations. The university offers professional recognition of its programs in the career aspects of students. The doctorate offered by the university is recognized by certain institutions and students can participate as members in the research degrees of these institutions. The total number of students is 43,258 out of which 11,607 are international students. The total number of academic staff is 1,493, and the number of international staff is 239. The number of undergraduate degrees awarded is 8,887, master's degrees awarded is 2,276 and doctoral degrees awarded is 224. The number of research-only staff is120, the number of new undergraduate students is 11,176, the number of new master's students is 2,020, and the number of new doctoral students is 296. 

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