Videos

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President Shoukri's Last Lecture
On Red & White Day (March 23, 2017), President Shoukri delivered his "Last Lecture" as President of York University. In his lecture, President Shoukri reflected on his ten years at York and discussed the value of broad-based education, integrity, and empathy.
York U One Team for Mental Health
January 2017 - President Shoukri stopped by the Tait McKenzie Centre to film a short video with the York Lions men’s basketball team as part of the Bell Let’s Talk #OneTeamForMentalHealth initiative, which focuses on student-athlete mental health.
The President's Town Hall 2016: An Update on Our Impact
The President’s Town Hall is an opportunity to bring together members of the York University community for an interactive dialogue and a presentation by the University’s senior executive team.
President's Welcome Message Fall 2016
September 7, 2016 – President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri welcomes the York U community to the new school year and addresses some recent University events and developments.
Celebrate York Pride on Red & White Day: President's Alumni Message
March 22, 2016 - We’re celebrating Red & White Day on our Keele and Glendon campuses, and you are invited to participate in festivities where we recognize York pride and achievement with the people who continue to make this University great.
Welcome to York University: YU START
March 28, 2016 – York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri welcomes new students and encourages them to participate in YU START Orientation program.
President's Message: Black History Month 2016
February 3, 2016 – A message from York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri marking Black History Month.
President's Staff Recognition Awards 2015
November 05, 2015 – The President’s Staff Recognition Awards provide the York University community an opportunity to recognize colleagues and staff members for their commitment and service to the university. If you know of a deserving York employee, visit the President’s Staff Recognition Awards website for additional information about each award and links to online nomination forms.
The President’s Town Hall 2015: A State of the University Address
October 7, 2015 – The President’s Town Hall is an opportunity to bring together members of the York University community for an interactive dialogue and a presentation by the University’s senior executive team.
York University President for a Day 2015
September 20, 2015 – Congratulations to Sayjon Ariyarathnam, York University's 2015 President for a Day winner, who will swap places with President Shoukri on September 29, 2015.
President's Welcome Message Fall 2015
September 14, 2015 – A welcome message from York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri to the York U community at the start of the Fall 2015 term.
President for a Day
January 22, 2015 – Be President for a Day!
Toronto Pearson Economic Impact - York University
January 16, 2015 – In 2014, close to 39 million people relied on Toronto Pearson for their air travel needs. With a strategic priority of internationalization, York U relies on Toronto Pearson to bring not only students to the University to begin or continue their studies, but to also acquire some of the world's top educators and give them easy access to and from Toronto as they act as global ambassadors for York U.
President's Message: National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence
Against Women

November 19, 2014 – A message from York University President & Vice-Chancellor commemorating the National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women.
President's Staff Recognition Awards 2014
October 21, 2014 – Promotional video for York University's President's Staff Recognition Awards..
'This is My Time' Vision Contest Winner (2014)
November 13, 2014 – York University President Mamdouh Shoukri surprises
student Lidia Kazakova with free tuition in the middle of her class for her
winning entry in York's 'This Is My Time' vision contest.
President's Welcome Message Fall 2014
September 17, 2014 – A welcome message from York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri to the York U community at the start of the Fall 2014 term.
Highlights from the President's Town Hall, Sept. 2014
September 26, 2014 – Highlights from YorkU President Mamdouh Shoukri presenting a plan for a proposed new YorkU Campus in York Region to the York University community September 16, 2014.
President's Town Hall 2014
September 16, 2014 – This year's town hall is an opportunity to bring together members of the York University community for an interactive dialogue and a presentation by President Mamdouh Shoukri on a proposed new York University campus in York Region.
President's Welcome Message: Fall 2014
September 17, 2014 – A welcome message from York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri to the York U community at the start of the Fall 2014 term.
President's Message to the Community on Campus Safety and Security
March 18, 2014 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri addresses the York community on the subject of campus safety and security.
York University President for a Day 2014
March 11, 2014 – Congratulations Emanuel Ebrahim, 2014 President for a Day Winner.
York University President's Year in Review 2013
March 07, 2014 – President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri shares York University accomplishments and highlights from 2013.
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