In the age of information, learning opportunities are everywhere, and they can come with some amazing benefits.

They can offer new ways to advance your career, new skills to improve your life, and a new understanding of the world. To gain all these things, it helps to have a life-long learning mindset.

Discussing this topic is Judene Pretti, a senior advisor in the Work-Learn Institute, the research unit that pulls insights from Waterloo's co-op programs. She'll share insights from a study that followed students before and after graduation, and the benefits they found by embracing life-long learning.

CEWIL kicks off National Co-op and WIL Month interviewing Ross Johnston, Executive Director of Co-operative Education at the University of Waterloo, home to the world largest co-op program.

In this episode, Ross speaks on how Waterloo has grown since its founding in 1957 and the changes and challenges that made it possible.