Quick Facts

A campus with impact. The new Markham Centre Campus will have: 1,000 students in the first year; 4,200 students by 2024; 400+ new on-campus jobs; $500million in economic benefits from construction; $37 million annual impact when fully operational

From the moment the first shovel hits the ground, this project will be of great benefit to the community -- both economically and culturally -- for generations." President and CEO, Markham Board of Trade, Richard Cunningham

Academic Programs. The new campus will feature 20 degree programs in the following 8 fields of study: Arts, media, performance & design, business, education, environmental studies, information technology and software, liberal arts, life sciences and continuing education. The campus will be an incubator for innovative teaching, learning, research and entrepreneurship

York's new campus will be an economic engine that should foster and strengthen local businesses." - VP, IBM, Canada, Patrick K. Horgan

Transit-friendly campus. 15 transit routes serving the campus, including GO Train, GO Bus, VIVA, YRT, TTC. Includes map of transit routes

Around the globe, businesses are benefitting from tremendous economic and cultural benefits that stem from the presence of a new university. For that reason, Toshiba Canada proudly supports a new campus in York Region." President and CEO Toshiba of Canada Limited, Ralph Hyatt

Building on York Region's Research Strengths

The benefits and contributions of a new university are vast. There are many cities, regions and countries that benefit tremendously by having a university presence due to its ability to enrich community ties and drive change in an innovative way.” Executive Director, 360 Kids, Michael Braithwaite

College Connections

York Region is one of Ontario's fastest growing major urban areas. If there is a location best suited to meet this demand, it is the City of Markham in York Region." President Richmond Hill and Markham Chinese Business Association, Annie Ho