Get involved. Be active. That’s a recurring message in the advice given by Schulich students and alumni. Take advantage of countless opportunities to enrich your formal, in-class learning with extracurricular activities.
The Schulich Ambassador Program
The Ambassador Program promotes and values engagement of Schulich BBA/iBBA students in the university community. The Schulich Ambassador Program has been created with the intention to provide students with an opportunity to combine a strong foundation in business education with a passion for creating a positive impact on the Schulich Community. Furthermore, the Schulich Ambassador Program measures co-curricular activities undertaken by students enabling them to build a portfolio of leadership activities they can leverage in their job search.
The goal of the Schulich Ambassador Program is simple: To provide an opportunity for all current Schulich students to develop into charismatic leaders who are passionate citizens, excellent communicators, and outstanding role models.
As a Schulich Student, there are several ways that you can get involved, including:
- Participation in activities led by staff and faculty
- Leadership Activities within Schulich/York Clubs
- Career development activities
- Personal development activities
As a Schulich Ambassador, you will have the opportunity to complete several activities while working closely with faculty, staff, recruiters, teachers, and students. If you would like to find out more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (416) 736-5081.
Undergraduate Business Council
The Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) is the official student government of the Schulich School of Business. As the governing body, their mission is to represent the undergraduate students on a social, academic, and professional level. The UBC’s fundamental purpose is to enhance the undergraduate students’ university experience by instilling a sense of identity and involvement with their peers, the faculty and the Schulich community. Feel free to stop by and visit the UBC office located on the main floor of the Schulich School of Business, room W140C or check out the UBC Web site
Central to life outside Schulich classes are student-run organizations. In addition to the Undergraduate Business Council, there are countless clubs, associations and groups, each with its own focus. Areas of interest range from accounting and corporate social responsibility to marketing and business law. In these organizations too, there are opportunities to assume leadership roles. Student-led groups organize dozens of events throughout the year, including guest lectures, expert panels and conferences.
For a complete listing of clubs offered at Schulich visit the UBC web site
In addition to the myriad of student clubs offered at Schulich, there are over 250 clubs and organizations at York University to participate in. From cultural and religious clubs to organizations engaged in community service and charitable activities, to sports and recreation, there countless ways to get involved with the broader community on campus.
Learn more about Clubs at York
There are a number of opportunities to socialize with fellow students throughout your time at Schulich. The Undergraduate Business Council organizes a variety of social gatherings throughout the year to bring the student body together. One of the largest events for incoming students is orientation week which is packed with team-building activities and social events.
Sports & Recreation
The Schulich Athletics Committee provides Schulich students with plenty of fun, healthy and competitive events. From intramural team sports to organized monthly tournaments to pick-up games and sports ladders, there are many ways to stay active.
Schulich students also have access to the sports facilities at York. The multi-purpose Tait McKenzie Centre features four gymnasia, 5 North American squash courts, a fitness centre (free weights, selectorize machines, cardio equipment), 5 multi-purpose studios, a spinning studio, a 25-metre swimming pool and a sport injury clinic. Sport fields include the York Stadium, 5 sport playing fields, a recreational cricket pitch, 9 outdoor tennis courts (4 courts with lights), 4 softball fields. Other facilities include the Canlan Ice Sports Complex with a feature rink and 5 additional rinks, City of Toronto Track and Field Centre with an outdoor track (8 lane, 400 m synthetic track and separate jumps and throwing areas), an indoor track (4 lane banked 200 metre) and 2 weight training areas; and the National Tennis Centre with 9 outdoor courts and 4 indoor courts (winter only).
York University, through the School of Kinesiology and Health Science, has developed programs in both sport and recreation, aimed at offering opportunities across the broad continuum of physical activity to all students. Programs include inter-university sports; casual recreation in basketball, indoor soccer, badminton, table tennis, tennis, swimming, hockey, squash, pleasure skating; 22 intramural sports; instructional classes in dance, martial arts, tennis, aquatics, mind and body fitness, squash, spinning and skating; aerobics and cross-training classes; and a variety of sport clubs.