Under the ‘Fees & Funding’ section of this ‘Prospective Students’ page, you will see several links leading you to specific information relating to the different funding opportunities.
For an overview of common questions related to graduate funding at York, please visit Graduate Funding Model
Yes. Our program allows you to apply for exchanges through York International. However, you must apply internally first to ensure that the courses you complete abroad are relevant to this program. Here’s the York International link for more details: http://yorkinternational.yorku.ca/go-global/exchanges/
If you follow the link ‘Careers: Where our graduates work’ under the ‘Alumni’ tab of the Glendon School of Public and International Affairs web site, you will find where some alumni are currently working. Here’s the link: http://www.glendon.yorku.ca/gspia/alumni/graduates-careers/.
While a background in political sciences is not required, it is recommended that you stay up-to-date with current politics (both domestic and international) and have a basic understanding of political processes.
Approximately 25 students are in a cohort. It tends to be a fair mixture of students with a lot of work experience in different backgrounds, including law, marketing, politics or international organizations, as well as younger students with limited work experience having just completed their Bachelor’s degree.
There are quite a few apartment buildings located at Yonge and Lawrence (right by Lawrence Station), which is a 20-30 minute walk or a 10-minute bus ride to campus. Apartments near Eglinton Station are just as convenient and in a buzzing location as well. Average rent in Ontario for an individual tends to be around $1000 per month, depending on whether your plan to live alone or with a roommate.
The Glendon Athletic club offers a lot of different sports activities a the incredibly fair price of $20 for a year’s membership as a student at Glendon College (http://www.glendon.yorku.ca/gac/). There are also several clubs available on campus that you can take part in; there is a club day scheduled at the beginning of the school year.