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Become a changemaker for a sustainable and just future. Set out on a career path for a better world. Our programs will prepare you with the fundamental knowledge, critical thinking skills, hands-on experience and global perspectives necessary to achieve personal success and make positive change. 


Why EUC?


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Campus Life

As our student, you will be joining one of the most passionate and smallest Faculties at York University.

You will benefit from both the close-knit community and exclusive support services in your new home at the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change and will have the opportunity to explore and interact with other students, staff and professors in the larger, eclectic academic, social and cultural life of York University.


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Join a close-knit community of passionate students looking to change the world. In EUC, you will be supported by a team of academic advisors, peer mentors and career development experts who will help you achieve success in your studies and beyond. Connect with our program-specific or sustainability-focused clubs, or get involved in the broader YorkU community with the 400-plus clubs available – or start your own.


Awards & Scholarships

Your hard work deserves to be supported. That’s why we offer multiple ways to finance your studies in EUC. From entrance scholarships and awards for current students to on-campus employment within the Faculty, there are lots of opportunities to finance your studies at York.



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Student Experiences

Meet Sarika

4th year in Environmental Management,
Peer Mentor Coordinator

"The close-knit family that is created within the BES programs and the amazing opportunities you are able to get because of how much everyone cares."

Meet Jamian

International student graduated with the Class of 2021

"When I was looking for a program in Canada, I wanted something tailored to my interest in the environment and making meaningful change with the ability to work with professors who were actually doing research in the field. That is what drew me to York.”

Meet Maya

4th year in Sustainable Environmental Management, Co-chair of the Environmental & Urban Change Student Association

"I realized that there are opportunities to work in nature that didn't have to be like veterinary or zoology type of courses, and I was really drawn to just studying the environment as it is, and pursuing a career in it.”

Alumni Successes

Dewayne Chambers

Meet Dewayne Chambers

Project Coordinator, Halton Region

"The path to life is like entropy, order and disorder. The order is the instinctive pathway in life you choose, and the disorder is the variety of directions you take to achieve your goal."

Tristan Costa

Meet Tristan Costa

Planner 1, City of Brampton

"The program taught me the importance of understanding a variety of disciplines within the planning stream to build better cities, communities and neighborhoods."

Adeye Adane

Meet Adeye Adane

Social Support Worker Centre, 454 - A Ministry of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa

“Take advantage of Student Counselling, Health & Well-being services. There are many resources available to students, ask questions and advocate for yourself, because there are staff and faculty who will help you along the way.”

Recruitment Events

Become a changemaker. Join us at one of our special events for prospective students and learn more about our programs.

Event Date & Time (EST)RSVP Link
International Info SessionSeptember 21, 9am - 10amCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
EUC at OUF 2022October 1 & 2, 9:30am - 5pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Domestic Info SessionOctober 4, 6pm - 7pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
MES-Planning Session at EYOctober 11, 1pm - 2:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Phd info session at EYOctober 11, 6pm - 7:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
EUC at Virtual OUF #1October 11, 5pm - 8pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
MES info session at EYOctober 13, Noon - 1:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
International Info SessionOctober 27, 9am - 10amCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Domestic Info SessionNovember 3, 6pm - 7pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
MES & MES-Planning info sessionNovember 7, Noon - 1:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
EUC at Virtual OUF #2November 9, 5pm - 8pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Fall Campus DayNovember 19, 10am - 2pmRegistration link coming soon
MES & MES-Planning info sessionNovember 22, 6pm - 7:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
EUC at Virtual OUF #3December 1, 5pm - 8pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Change Your World - In-personDecember 7, 9am - 2:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
PhD Info Session #2December 7, Noon - 1:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
MES (only) info sessionJanuary 25, Noon - 1:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
MES & MES-Planning info sessionFebruary 1, 6pm - 7:30pmCLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Admissions Quick Links

How to Apply

Whether you are a high school student starting university for the first time, a student interested in transferring to our programs from another university or college or a mature professional looking to make a career change.


Tuition & Fees

Your university costs will consist of tuition, incidental and ancillary fees.


Book an Appointment

We are here to help! Book a one-one-one appointment to learn more about our programs and applying to York U.


Questions? Contact Us

Brittany Giglio | She/Her

Recruitment & Liaison Officer

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