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Office of Experiential Learning

A student works on her laptop near a window at home.The Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program allowed the University of Windsor to hire 41 students to assist in its transition to online classes, online academic support, and much more.

Government program puts students in driver’s seat of virtual learning

When COVID-19 forced Universities around the world to shift to a fully virtual setting, the University of Windsor turned to students to make this pivot on campus possible.

This summer, 41 students across all academic disciplines were hired to assist in the Office of Open Learning; the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL); and the Student Success and Leadership Centre.

Together, these diverse and cross-disciplinary teams played a key role in the University’s transition to online classes, online academic support, and much more.

Engineering students at the University of Windsor were able to get up close and personal with local manufacturers thanks to Manufacturing Day in Windsor-Essex County.Engineering students at the University of Windsor were able to get up close and personal with local manufacturers thanks to Manufacturing Day in Windsor-Essex County.

Students tour local companies as part of annual Manufacturing Day

UWindsor students had the opportunity to participate in Manufacturing Day thanks to the Office of Experiential Learning.

On Oct. 4, Career Development and Experiential Learning organized a bus tour for 46 engineering students to tour manufacturing facilities and learn about their career options.

The annual event is coordinated locally by Workforce WindsorEssex.

Stephanie Dupley, career advisor in CDEL, said students were enthusiastic about their visits to Active Industrial Solutions and Valiant TMS.

Michelle Quan at the Alberta legislature in Edmonton.Making the most of her time away from home, co-op student Michelle Quan uses her days off to travel and discover all that Western Canada has to offer, like this trip to the Alberta legislature in Edmonton.

Application deadline approaching for chemistry co-op internships

Biochemistry student Michelle Quan is completing a co-op term as a lab technician with a petroleum company in Alberta.