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1.
The people who take my money.

"Hey man, wanna eat some food and shit?"

"Can't do it man. I have to go sell myself on Sentinel Road and give the money I make to York University."
by Drama_King January 20, 2008
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2.
One of the three universities in Toronto, the other two being Ryerson and University of Toronto. Known for low admission averages for most of their programs, its known as the "Plan B" option by a lot of high school students aspiring to go to U of T. That being said, as the school doesn't have the reputation of a school like U of T, it is also known for the much better treatment to its students, such as giving large scholarships and not lowering students' marks to maintain a class average.

Two types of people go to York. Lower end, under achieving students as well as well above average students with foresight (the latter going to an easier school in order to maintain a higher GPA and there for get into better post secondary programs).
2006
Sally the UofT goer: Hey, Sam, which university did you pick?
Sam of York University: Well, I picked York because...
Sally (interrupting) : Ha, anyone who can hold a fork can go to York. I like a challenge so I picked U of T.

2009
Sally: Oh hey, Sam! Long time no see! Hows it going?
Sam: Well, I've been hitting the books pretty hard and I finally got accepted into Medical School! And to U of T of all places! How about you?
Sally: Well, I've tried my best but by the looks of it I wont be going to Medical School after all. Never the less, I can probably become a teacher.

(the following story is based off of thousands of stories each year.)
p.s. it is in no way aiming at teachers, but rather suggesting that taking the easier way sometimes IS the right way
p.s.s. while the above story uses york as the "easy university", it could be McMaster, Western etc, all fine schools in the GTA.
by univ September 14, 2010
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3.
Also, Dork University.
1. Continuation of public high-school.
2. Place where any fucking retard to attempt getting a useless education in 'psychology'. -The degree for wiping asses.
I going to getting smrter frum York Unimverrsity
by Zacharoo March 25, 2003
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4.
A pretentious, Marxist school in the Northernmost point of Toronto. Largely inhabited by prissy children of rich families that are entirely supported by mummy and daddy's wages while their child pursues a useless degree in psychology or theater. A place that leaves said undergraduates well trained to apply philosophical principles to asking "do you want fries with that?"
Also, a place where U of T students go for an easy post-grad degree.
York University graduate of the bachelor of film studies: Welcome to McDonalds, Can I take your order?

** Actual paraphrase of a York University Residence inhabitant in Tatham Hall: "Yo guy, I just drank a 24 that I bought with my trust fund to my head and rubbed my sweaty balls against my roommate's forehead. Yo, I'm so epic."
by Unendlich September 26, 2009
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5.
See "Fashion-Show"
A pretentious institution focused on the importance of Gucci, Prada and American Eagle...Warning may cause temporary insanity for the rare intillect.
"Like...Rally...O-m'God! My new Gucci scarf that daddy got me matches my Prada bag so well! I love school!
by Heliroo October 16, 2003
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6.
if you can hold a fork, you can go to York. Low entrance standards for the majority of programs and a tendacny to throw an ungodly amount of money at students to entice them to accept their offers of admission. Which students then reject, and go to a better university.

Essentially the university that NO ONE wants to go to. Their only good programs are the Schulich and Osgoode programs. Everything else is shit... PURE SHIT.
guy #1: I go to UofT, where do you go?
guy #2: I go to York.
guy #1: Why did you choose York?
guy #2: cuz, I'm a dumbass.
by York sucks July 18, 2004
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7.
An ultra-liberal post-secondary institution (though it should be called a high school) located north of Toronto. Below are some important characteristics of this shithole:

1. Large numbers of Jewish professors and students, which explains York's strong left-wing views.

2. Close proximity to Jane & Finch, an area of Toronto notoriously known for high crime rates, street gangs, and drug dealers. This explains the countless thefts and sexual assualts that have taken place on campus. Campus security doesn't give a shit.

3. Greedy TAs (08-09 strike)

4. Rich, cocky, and pretentious students who spend more time on their iPhones than their studies.

York university is the dumping ground of high school dropouts and dumbfucks who can't get into other universities.
There is a well-known saying regarding York university: If you can hold a fork, you can go to York.
by dxx February 17, 2010
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