York University is helping to shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. York is Canada’s third largest university, with a commitment to excellence which reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility that sets us apart. Founded in 1959, it has over 7,000 faculty and staff, 275,00 alumni and 280 university partnerships around the world.

The Lassonde School of Engineering was founded in November 2011 when Pierre Lassonde announced his founding $25 million donation to create a home for Renaissance Engineering. The School was formally launched in July 2012 bringing together faculty from the Departments of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Earth & Space Science & Engineering. The first group of students joined in September 2013.

York University is hosting a number of Canadian events.