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Experiential learning helps expand your outlook and build your career before you graduate

New Media, City Studies and IDS Co-op are just a few examples of the rich array of experiential learning opportunities at U of T Scarborough

The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) offers a range of learning opportunities beyond the traditional limitations of classrooms and textbooks and in a variety of disciplines. Not only will you work with world-renowned faculty in some of the most unique programs in Canada, you will also have access to programs and activities that put your knowledge into practice and connect you immediately to the real world. 

Known as U of T’s Co-op campus, UTSC has more than 80 options in co-operative education across the arts, sciences and business. These highly competitive programs are the ideal way to gain direct professional, paid career experience related to your field of study while you complete your degree. Our co-op team has relationships with local, national and international top-tier companies and will support you at every step of the way to secure ideal opportunities during your work terms. 

You can also get a head start on your career through our innovative joint programs with Centennial College. By combining the best in university and college education in one program, students gain the critical thinking, analytical and technical skills needed to succeed in today’s knowledge-based economy. Through specialized offerings in new media, paramedicine, journalism, applied microbiology and environmental science and technology you will benefit from exceptional faculty at the forefront of their fields and real experience in cutting-edge environments. Learn more while saving time and money en route to a University of Toronto degree and a Centennial College diploma or certificate. 

If you are interested in science, at UTSC you can do more than study about it. Here you can find out what it’s like to be a scientist. Our faculty are engaged in exciting projects around the world and offer students first-hand involvement with outdoor field courses conducted in Canada, the USA and overseas. 

There are also community service programs and outreach opportunities like Science Engagement and Let’s Talk Science, a program that gives students the opportunity to engage with young people in the community and share their passion for science. Likewise, with a first-hand look at the world while on a study abroad or a student exchange program, you can bring your studies to life and broaden your perspectives. 

At UTSC, all students are given the chance to make a difference by participating in service placements with community organizations, leadership development and mentorship programs with alumni and volunteer positions across the university. You have the full confidence in knowing that all of our hands-on learning opportunities are built upon a strong academic core and will help position you for a bright future. 

Here are just a few examples of the experiential learning opportunities that await you at UTSC: 

City Studies course takes learning to the streets...

 City Studies on YouTube...

Joint program students save lives, connect the world and tell the story…

Learn to be a researcher with Science Engagement...

Master of Environmental Science program is unique in Canada



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