Experiential Education

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Networking event brings Portuguese-speaking leaders to York U to discuss experiential learning

  Portuguese-speaking leaders and business professionals convened at the Keele campus recently to discuss the myriad of experiential learning opportunities available to students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Portuguese is now the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world. Research has shown that there are many professional and cognitive* benefits […]

Member of Parliament awards Business & Society students enrolled in experiential education class

  Three students enrolled in the Business & Society (BUSO) course SOSC 4046: The Social Economy Practicum received a Community Award for their excellent experiential education work in the Jane-Finch community. Sherika Alexis-Brown, Allison Nephew and Kayathiri Ambalavnar were honoured by Member of Parliament Judy Sgro, representing Humberside-Blackcreek, for generating revenue for the Firgrove Community […]

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New internship program launched in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

  The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) launched a new internship program in January 2017 with its first partner, insurance brokerage firm The Shepherd Group. The internship program will provide students from all LA&PS programs with an opportunity to apply their knowledge, enhance their skills and gain valuable and paid work experience. […]