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Yorkville University Welcomes the New Alumni and Student Representatives to the Academic Council


The Yorkville University community is thrilled to welcome two new members to the Academic Council.  Yorkville MEAE graduate Barb-Colliar Brown has recently been elected as Alumni representative to the academic council, and Mary Benson, a current BBA student has been voted in as student representative.  The Academic council is a body that helps to ensure proper governance of the university, and the student and alumni representatives play an essential part in ensuring that the needs of students and alumni are well-represented.  Congratulations to Colliar-Brown and Benson on your new positions.

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VIDEO: Alumnus & Entrepreneur Transforms BBA Thesis into Fashion Brand


Samantha Lightfoot enrolled at Yorkville University with the goal to make her dream of owning her own fashion label a reality. Within just a couple of weeks of graduating with her Bachelor of Business Administration, Riot Theory Apparel was launched. Read more about Samantha and her Yorkville story here:

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VIDEO: BID Graduate Wins Third Place IDEC Award for Poetic Meditation Centre


For Yasaman Saeidi, interior design is an art form that incorporates a multitude of modalities and philosophies including craft, architecture, spirituality, nature, and poetry. In particular, Saeidi finds inspiration for her interior spaces through poetry. Such was the case withThe Chamber of Light, a meditation centre conceived by the Yorkville University Bachelor of Interior Design student . The project was recently granted the third place award by the Interior Design Educator’s Council (IDEC) in the Advanced Undergraduate Student Design Competition category. See more in this story and video.

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Renowned Bachelor of Interior Design Program Now Offered Through Yorkville University


Yorkville University is pleased to announce that among its offerings of bachelor and master level programs, it will now offer the renowned CIDA accredited and ARIDO recognized, Bachelor of Interior Design.  Previously offered through RCC Institute of Technology, the program and the curriculum have met accreditation rigours as well as provincial legislative requirements.

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VIDEO: MEd Alumnus Excels, Putting Online Education Theory into Practice


Rima Al Tawil has become something of an expert in the theory and implementation of communication strategies in online learning, and has found her calling as a senior instructional designer.  Read here how an interest, piqued during her time as a student at Yorkville, has become her calling.   

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