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Community-Focused Experience

Put theory into practice by working alongside one of York's partner organizations, on a wide variety of projects that make a difference to communities.

Innovative approaches for learning through community-focused experience

Developing students for the real world through experiential education

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Experiential education thrives at Glendon

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Community benefits from work by psychology and kinesiology students in C4 capstone course

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Learn more about the C4 capstone course

Interested in learning more about the awarding winning C4 capstone course?

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Connecting the real world with classroom learning

York U students have the opportunity to connect course material with experiences outside of the classroom and through interactions with partners in the community.

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Community-based research (CBR) in partnership with community organizations

Address needs identified by the community through research efforts that are collaborative, practically relevant and action oriented.

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Students obtain valuable experiences through community-focused learning in their courses


Community-service learning (CSL)

Atypical Development psychology course offers students important experiential learning opportunities

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Community-based research (CBR)

Experiential economics course gives students hands-on research experience

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International experience

Broaden your perspective and enrich your learning through international experiences.

International community-focused experiences


Andre Moura

Global Health @York University


International Exchanges

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Innovative approaches for learning through international experience

Experiential education course takes Glendon students to Spain

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York University's Las Nubes EcoCampus is a living, learning lab

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Internationalization is an important aspect of the Glendon experience

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