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Students often seek more than just knowledge—they also crave confidence. The kind of confidence that can propel them successfully into the real world of work. For graduate students, that’s where the centralized work-integrated learning (WIL) pilot course comes in. In the course, theoretical concepts meet practical application to foster both skills and self-assurance.

Daniela Bredin is a fourth-year Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) student who is nearing completion of her EDGE certificate. She has held multiple positions with the EDGE team to meet the work or community experience requirements for the EDGE certificate program. Bredin’s most recent experience is working as the EDGE digital content co-ordinator.

Leaning on co-op students to support their peers is a structural pillar of the Centre for Work-Integrated Learning’s (WIL) approach to their courses and programs. With more than 70 co-op students employed every year, the multidisciplinary group is vital to providing close support to students and assisting staff.

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Centre for WIL website launches

The new Centre for Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) website launches today, bringing all programs and courses offered by the department together under one umbrella. The new website combines the old PD and EDGE websites, while highlighting recently added programs and initiatives.