There are various offices on campus that can support you in the development of experiential learning opportunities. Below you will find an overview of these offices.
Developing Co-Curricular Experiential Opportunities
Co-curricular experiential learning opportunities can offer a wide variety of experiences for students. Once you have developed your opportunity, you may wish to add it to the Co-Curricular Record (CCR) for students to locate.
Developing Community-Engaged Learning Opportunities
The Centre for Community Partnerships offers a variety of services and resources to support community-engaged learning course and program development. This includes a faculty e-newsletter, professional development opportunities, community partner connections, and support for designing courses and assignments.
Developing Entrepreneurship Opportunities
For support in developing an entrepreneurship opportunity, reach out to one of the University’s entrepreneurship programs (incubators/accelerators). You can also sign up for the Entrepreneurship e-newsletter for regular updates on entrepreneurial activities and events.
Developing International Experiential Learning Opportunities
If you are considering developing an international experience for students, the Centre for International Experience offers faculty and staff support and services including safety abroad training, new program or pathway development, connections with international universities and organizations, and student outreach, recruitment, and advising.
Developing Land Based and / or Indigenous Experiential Learning Opportunities
Elders, Traditional Teachers, and Knowledge Keepers are a vital presence at the University of Toronto. Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage and grow in connection with them. Indigenous U of T also provides a list of indigenous faculty members who may be able to provide you with support and teachings.
Developing Research Opportunities
If you are interested in developing a course or program that engages students in research, visit the Research & Innovation website to review the services and tools for faculty and staff. If you are looking to engage undergraduate students in your research, you may wish to create a profile on the Research Catalogue.
Locating Support at the Local Level
Given the many forms that Experiential Learning takes, you may want to connect with your academic unit or other local office (campus or faculty) to understand your options. Below we have provided a list of local offices to help you with your search: