Welcome to Winters College!
Winters College, established in 1967, is the Fine Arts College at York University. Students affiliated with the College come from all Departments in the Faculty of Fine Arts--including Dance, Design, Digital Media, Film, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts--as well as from the Department of Communication Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.
Winters is a vibrant, artistic community whose goal is the continuing success of its students by offering opportunities for students to showcase their artistic talents, foster student interaction with Faculty, and provide a place for students to call their home here at York.
The Master's Office, Winters College Council, and all Winters Fellows work in collaboration to provide students with essential services for improving student success and increasing student engagement on campus. Winters College provides everything from critical skills workshops to social events to concerts, with the goal to improve student life and put students first.
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What's Happening at Winters College
Contra Dance: December! - Come try a new dance style, contra classes with some folk dance fun! Date: Monday, December 15th, 2014 Time: 8:00pm to 10:00pm Location: Winters Junior Common Room, 012 (or Winters Dining Hall) Please RSVP to reserve your spot! See you … Winters College Meet & Greet - Come and enjoy an evening with Winters College Council, Winters College Peer Mentors, & Winters Residence Life. If you have any questions about the college, how to get involved, what programming is offered, etc, this is the perfect opportunity to … Active and Critical Lecture Note Taking - Want to perform your absolute best during the upcoming exam period? Professor Robert Kenedy will share his helpful tips on how to take great notes during his Academic Success workshop, so that you do well in all of your classes! … Tea Time with the Winters College Master - Come share tea and conversation with the Master of Winters College, John Mayberry! Come chat about anything and everything! John Mayberry would love it if you could join him in the Winters Senior Common Room from 2:30-4:00pm Thursday, November 27th, … Hatha Yoga @ Winters College - Come for a gentle Hatha Yoga class with instructor Emily Saunders. The series of classes are designed specifically with students in mind. With the focus on meditation, increasing physical endurance and stress relief. All done in a non-judgmental environment. All … Flamenco Guitar Workshop: Professor ROGER SCANNURA - Interested in learning Flamenco Guitar? Rogers Scannura is a professor at York University and he will be here to help you learn more about Flamenco guitar. Please bring your guitar. Roger Scannura is an internationally recognized flamenco guitarist and a … Exam Preparation Workshop - Want to perform your absolute best during the upcoming exam period? Professor Robert Kenedy will share his helpful tips and study strategies during the final Academic Success Workshop for the Fall Term. Date: Wednesday November 6th, 2014 Time: 12:30 PM … Effective Academic Strategies for Students from ESL Backgrounds - Understanding what professors expect and rising to the challenge! Come join Professor Nicholas Elson from the department of Languages, Literature, and Linguistics. Date: Tuesday November 4th, 2014 Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Junior Common Room, 012 Winters College …
Winters College News
Private CD Collection Sale - Private CD Collection Donated by Winters Alumnus Stewart H. Ross: Many one-of-a kind and discontinued CD's, starting from $5!! Please come by the Office of the Master at Winters College or email us (email@example.com) if you are interested. Partial List … Year-End York University Soul Collective Concert - Please join us for an evening with the York University Soul Collective. The York University Soul Collective is an energetic and dynamic 16-piece student ensemble directed by Michael Cado. The group performs Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Funk, and Pop repertoire spanning … Cadence December Newsletter - We were so pleased to have a cappella group Cadence (featuring two Winters alumni) back again to perform for our Holiday Concert this year! Along with Winters' very own vocal group, Wibi, it was another successful evening. We were joined … Movember Shave Off - As you may know, Movember (the month formerly known as November) is a time when men grow their mustaches to raise awareness for mens health issues. Rule number one of Movember is to start the month clean shaven. So come …