Facebook can be quite the distraction during busy exam seasons but York University’s student presence on the site is incredibly useful for those who know where to look. Here are five Facebook groups every York U student would find incredibly beneficial to join today!
1. York University Book Exchange (YUBE)
The York University Book Exchange group is the online hub for all things used textbook. It currently has over 28,000 members and is used by students at York to sell and buy their textbooks. Additionally, students will also ask for and receive advice regarding certain courses and programs at york. It’s an awesome spot to make some extra cash and you’ll save a ton of money by grabbing your textbooks used instead of buying them at the York U bookstore brand new.
2. York University Students
This group is for all future and current York U students. Keep tabs on this facebook page to stay up to date on all the latest YU blog posts, special campus deals, and campus news. It’s a centralized spot to get the latest news about strikes and regulation changes, as well as campus-wide announcements regarding student life. This is a great group to connect with older students and alumni as well – who are invaluable resources for ensuring your time at York U is a success.
3. York Federation of Students
4. York University Graduate Students Association
5. International Students Association at York
With such a large student population, it can be easy for students at York University to experience information overload from all the online resources the school offers. Joining a few key facebook groups like the ones above will allow you to have a few centralized places for all of the information and support accessible to you as a York U student. Utilizing these online communities is also a truly wonderful way to build in-person communities around campus. The possibilities for networking and receiving academic, financial, professional support are endless when you have the right online sources.