Design News

May 20, 2021

Fall 2021 Gradual Reopening

We are preparing for all York U AMPD learners to have on-campus, in-person access in the fall and to be fully back in person as early as January 2022. Watch this message from our dean, Sarah Bay-Cheng, to hear about our plans for the fall and winter terms in AMPD.


April 12, 2021

YSDN 2021: a Design Grad Show

The York/Sheridan Program in Design 2021 graduates are a collective of 100+ dedicated, diverse, limit-pushing designers. “Therefore”, meaning “for that reason” or “because of that”, reflects the end of their time as YSDN students. Come together this April 20–21 to embrace and explore their individuality, connect, and celebrate their journey!


Students walk through the CIBC Red Lobby
March 4, 2021

Nominate a Student for the Dean’s Leadership Award!

The Dean’s Student Leadership Award recognizes undergraduate AMPD students, who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, service and commitment to improving community and experience for students across AMPD and beyond.


The words History, Futures, Conversations stacked on a diagonal
February 2, 2021

A Message in Honour of Black History Month

Along with education, art and design have been integral within Black histories, both in the US and in Canada. This message is just one part in an ongoing conversation among many throughout AMPD and beyond.


York University's subway station in the winter, covered with snow.
November 2, 2020

UPDATE: Winter Planning in AMPD

I hope this message finds you healthy and safe as we all continue to endure the challenges of COVID-19. If you’re reading this, you’ve already achieved more than many thought possible.