Undergraduate and graduate students across all disciplines at Western have the opportunity to participate in experiential learning (EL). Through practical hands-on learning experiences, students apply their knowledge, strengthen their skills, clarify their interests and values, strengthen their employability, and collaborate meaningfully with communities. Learn more about internships, community engaged learning, simulation, field experience, and the many other forms of experiential learning at Western.

Explore Transformational Experiences

Extend your classroom learning with hands-on opportunities.


What is Experiential Learning?

Find out about the principles and definitions of experiential learning at Western.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Learn more about the many types of experiential learning available at Western.

The Experience Catalogue

Browse, plan, and learn more about Western’s experiential learning programming on Western Connect.

By the Numbers

Learn more about ways that thousands of Western students participate in experiential learning each year.

What Our Students Are Saying

Hear from our students about their experiences!

Connect With Our Team

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