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Experience Makes a Difference

Academic studies. Career exploration. Community involvement.

We aim to enrich undergraduate education in the Faculty of Social Sciences through fostering unique approaches to learning within the classroom and more actively engaging students in the community, as well as promoting strong relationships between academic studies, career exploration and community involvement.

Direct experience increases knowledge, develops skills, clarifies values, and grows one's capacity to contribute to communities.


Gain practical experience linked to your education and future career.

Employers / Community

Employers / Community

Students bring great value to your organization.



Faculty members can become involved in Experiential Education (EE) in many ways.

The Office of Experiential Education celebrates 20 years with a rebrand

Building on twenty years of innovation, the Office of Experiential Education (‘EE’) in the Faculty of Social Sciences is getting a new name – Careers & Experiential Education.
Jun 29, 2021

Meet Ananya Yadav, Honours Bachelor of Arts Political Science ‘21

Meet Ananya Yadav, one of this year's Political Science graduates. In this feature, Ananya talks about her time at Mac, lessons learned, as well as her plans for the future.
Jun 16, 2021

Around the World in 25 Weeks - The Rachel Long Story

Rachel Long, a second-year Social Sciences student and recipient of the Office of Experiential Education's Student Experience Fund, has found a creative way to see the world during the pandemic.
Jun 08, 2021

Apply for 15-unit CityLAB Semester in Residence by June 15

CityLAB course applications are open to Level III and IV students from any faculty or degree program.
Jun 07, 2021

New In-Course Experience Fund for Social Sciences instructors

Social Sciences instructors, chairs and directors can now apply for financial support to help build experiential activities into their courses, departments and programs.
Jun 02, 2021

Does this conversation sound familiar to you? Have you felt stuck on how to gain work experience?

Presenting Level UP, a new innovative work-integrated learning program designed to provide students with real work experience. Work on short-term projects for real organizations and get paid to do it!
May 06, 2021