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Take your studies out of the classroom and into the real world. You’ll find lots of opportunities to get practical work training, meet peers in and outside your program, learn new skills and just have fun. Whether you choose to engage on campus or in the community, you’ll gain experience while having new experiences.

Awards and Prizes

Search and apply for the many financial awards offered by the Department of English, LA&PS and York University.

The Rishma Dunlop Reading Series

Encounter exciting local and international writers working in a wide variety of genres, as well as editors, publishers and other professionals in the writing world.

Student Association

Getting involved with your program’s student association is a great way to meet peers, connect through activities and learn more about your chosen field.

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Gain hands-on experience: Find out all the details and requirements for applying for the LA&PS internship program.

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LA&PS Colleges

Whether you live on campus or commute, your college is your hub for socializing and accessing academic services.

Networking & Mentorship

From speed mentorship events to new programs fostering skill development alongside our incredible alumni, LA&PS initiatives bolster your career prospects prior to graduation.

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Writer-in-Residence Program

The LA&PS Writer-in-Residence program allows students access to and feedback from professional, working authors.