Current and Prospective Students

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Want to be a creative change-maker, applying academic knowledge with hands-on experience to positively impact the community?

Experiential Learning (EL) at U of T Scarborough is an exciting way to enhance your learning. With so many options of offer, you will find opportunities that suit your interests and will open new possibilities as you take the next steps on your learning journey. From co-op to community-engaged learning, entrepreneurship to volunteerism, engage with EL to meet your academic, professional, and personal growth goals.

Our success is built upon the energy and passion of our students, the dedication of expert faculty, strong reciprocal relationships with our local and global partners, and our collective commitment to inclusive excellence. Be a part of our future success stories and include EL on your learning journey.

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"Students are active participants and partners in the educational process."

U of T Scarborough Values
Inspiring Inclusive Excellence


2021-22 ELF Project: Theatre and Community Engagement 

"The opportunity to learn and travel with ACM through their Experiential Learning course was nothing short of incredible. As a 4th year Theatre and Performance student, I feel like I’ve spent a lot of time during my degree learning about various aspects of theatre (theory, history, acting techniques etc.), but haven’t really had the opportunity to use those skills out in the ‘real world’. Experiential Learning provided me with the chance to use skills and knowledge I had learned not only in the weeks leading up to our trip but also throughout my degree. Additionally, the course provided a low-risk, high-reward setting for myself and my peers to be challenged. Though I cannot speak for any of my peers I can say that this opportunity has left me with both the tools and confidence to conduct field research in the future and also unforgettable memories." 

Alyssa Brubacher, student enrolled in Professor Elliot Leffler’s course, ACMD98: Experiential Learning for Arts, Culture & Media (ACM) Programs 

Experiential Learning is for YOU!

Experiential learning gives you an opportunity to acquire new knowledge and explore how your academic experiences can help you contribute to your local communities and broader society. Just some of what you can gain:

  • Hands-on work experience
  • A safe place to learn new skills
  • Network with professionals in the field
  • Add new skills and experiences to your resume
  • Build job ready skills before graduation

To kick off your experiential and global learning journey, learn more about the different types of EL offered at U of T, explore services and resources to support your experiential journey and search through funding opportunities designed specifically for students on the UTSC Experiential & Global Learning SharePoint site for Students.