We at The Big Leaf are constantly looking for opportunities to engage with students, entrepreneurs, leaders, and trailblazers.
Our Experiential Learning Department works with Colleges and Universities across the globe to give students real-world opportunities to learn, grow, and gain new skills.
The following is a growing list of Colleges and Universities that we have worked with on experiential learning projects. Many of the following institutions are working with us right now!
Adler University continues the pioneering work of the first community psychologist Alfred Adler by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice.
Alfred Adler began community psychology by articulating the constructs of gemeinschaftsgefühl (social interest or the connection between individual and community well being) and systemic / structural community intervention (such as preventative public health measures).
Algonquin’s organizational philosophy is defined by its mission, vision and core values. The following are intended to serve as points of inspiration, carefully articulating our purpose.
To transform hopes and dreams into lifelong success.
To be a global leader in personalized, digitally connected, experiential learning.
Caring, Integrity, Learning, Respect
ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.
Internationally acclaimed authorities in their fields, members of the Arizona State University leadership team continue to redefine higher education and the critical role it plays in our global future. Guiding the university’s vision is Michael M. Crow, who has earned worldwide recognition for his transformative leadership from such news journals as Time magazine, U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor and more.
Bishop’s University is a predominantly residential, mostly undergraduate university. Our primary concern is offering students a quality education in the fine arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business and education. The residential aspect of our small size (2,900 full-time students) encourages students to immerse themselves in the complete Bishop’s experience.
Brock University is one of Canada’s top post-secondary institutions. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings.
With more than 19,000 students in seven diverse Faculties, Brock University offers an academic experience that’s second to none. Our degree programs are designed with your future in mind. We focus on your career with co-op and service learning options that provide maximum exposure to your chosen field of study.
We believe in challenging the boundaries of traditional education and in liberating the innate greatness in people.
Bryan graduates are prepared with the knowledge and practical, productive skills that lead directly to high-demand professional careers. They are preferred by employers because they are dedicated, intelligent, and immediately productive in the workplace.
Our mission is a commitment to our students. This commitment includes the self-imposed requirement that students receive a hands-on, experiential education that gives them the practical knowledge and skills to make an impact on their first day on the job. It also includes providing students the right tools, teachers, mentors, and individualized support to accelerate learning and immerse them in real-world professional environments.
Bryan College was established as a private career college in 1940 and has a 78-year track record of excellence in helping students graduate and achieve their career goals. Our history dictates that with our focus on students, we’ll continue to excel through education for years to come.
Bryant is a private New England university with a tradition of innovation and a global vision for success. Our academic programs are distinguished by an integration of business and the arts and sciences with a global perspective.
University mission: Educate and inspire students to discover their passion and become innovative leaders with character around the world.
Since 1967, Cambrian College has been the leading post-secondary institution in Northern Ontario.
Our College has a vibrant community of more than 11 000 learners, with over 4100 students in 80 full-time programs, and over 7000 students in almost 900 part-time courses and programs across three campus locations in northern Ontario: Sudbury, Espanola, and Little Current / Manitoulin Island.
Discover the range of services and facilities we offer to support students and prepare them for success in today’s competitive work places.
Explore everything we have to offer and see Cambrian for yourself.
Centrally located on a 375-acre site in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California State University, Bakersfield is home to the Roadrunners — moving forward at lightning speed and championing intellectual progress. CSUB continuously rises in national rankings for its economic value and commitment to student success. Its students are brilliant and increasingly diverse — with the majority of graduates remaining in the Valley to solve our region’s complex challenges.
The university serves more than 11,000 students at either the main campus in Bakersfield or at CSUB Antelope Valley, and counts approximately 60,000 alumni from its four schools.
The mission of Capella University is to extend access to high-quality bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral, and certificate programs for adults who seek to maximize their personal and professional potential. This mission is fulfilled through innovative programs that are responsive to the needs of adult learners and involve active, engaging, challenging, and relevant learning experiences offered in a variety of delivery modes.
Situated on unceded Algonquin territory beside the historic Rideau Canal, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carleton University was founded by the community in 1942 to meet the needs of veterans returning from the Second World War.
We strive for innovation in research, teaching and learning. Our location in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, connects us to the world. We encourage hands-on experience in the classroom. We offer exceptional student support.
Carleton University is a community of talented, committed and enthusiastic faculty and staff, dedicated to excellence and to supporting the education and research that distinguishes Carleton as Canada’s Capital University. We know that it is our people that are key to Carleton’s success.
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college overlooking Lake Champlain and Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Our career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for their professional life from their very first semester.
San Francisco has always seen itself as a leader in innovation, personal freedom, and self-determination. Perhaps no institution captures those values better than City College of San Francisco.
With 11 locations woven throughout our city, it has evolved into a multicultural, accessible, and affordable provider of higher education of the highest quality. With an unparalleled selection of classes and accomplished faculty, City College offers more than 250 degrees and certificates, transferable credits, online courses, and career advancement classes.
Coast Mountain College, previously Northwest Community College (NWCC), is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities and learners of BC’s beautiful northwest region.
Established in 1975 in Terrace, BC, Coast Mountain College has five regional campuses serving 34 communities, 21 of which are First Nations communities. The College provides students with innovative programs that lead to sustainable careers for people in the north. Our campuses are located in Hazelton, Haida Gwaii, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace.
Coast Mountain College aims to be the college of choice for experiential, place-based learning allowing students to learn both in the classroom and in the spectacular outdoor spaces that are so unique to this part of Canada.
The College of New Caledonia has served the needs of students in B.C.’s Central Interior since 1969—and with the inclusion of the B.C. Vocational School, since 1962.
The College region is approximately 117,500 sq. km. (or 12% of the province), with a population today exceeding 148,000. The region encompasses three school districts: #28 Quesnel, #57 Prince George, and #91 Nechako Lakes.
The College offers a full range of Career, Technical, Vocational, and University Credit programming. Average annual enrolment is approximately 5,000 students.
CSU Global is proud to be part of a state university system that you recognize and trust—and employers do too.
CSU Global was the first independent, fully-accredited, 100% online state university in the country. But that’s not the only thing that sets us apart. We are part of the renowned Colorado State University System, which includes the flagship Colorado State University in Fort Collins and the Colorado State University-Pueblo campuses. Each of the three campuses is operationally separate with a distinct mission, but are all governed by the same CSU System Board of Governors.
This means that as a student of CSU Global, you will benefit from the resources, research, and partnerships of the larger, state-coordinated entity. Together, all three schools in the Colorado State University System serve 37,000 new and returning scholars annually, with graduates numbering 7,000 per year, and more than 200,000 alumni around the world.
We’re a next-generation university, continually reimagining the future of higher education. Located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, Concordia is the top-ranked university in North America founded within the last 50 years and annually registers some 51,000 students through its innovative approach to experiential learning and cross-functional research.
Concordia University of Edmonton was born to be different.
At CUE we apply what we learn, in and out of our formal programs of study, working together to solve problems on campus and beyond. We earn a broad education, intellectually and emotionally, even as we specialize. We live and work on a small campus, a river valley oasis, but Edmonton is our workshop.
CUE is a boutique university, small enough that every student is essential yet large enough for a global outlook. In and out of our classrooms and lecture halls, we translate what we learn into extraordinary hands-on experiences. We can sit in the back. But at CUE, someone will always invite us to the front.
Conestoga is a leader in polytechnic education and one of Ontario’s fastest growing colleges, delivering a full range of career-focused education, training and applied research programs to prepare students for success in the new knowledge economy and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.
Our comprehensive range of programming meets the needs of a variety of learners, providing multiple entry points and established pathways to ensure that individuals across our community can access the education they need for their chosen careers. Articulation agreements with colleges and universities around the world provide our students with ready access to additional post-secondary opportunities.
Once you decide to become part of the expanding and exciting world of technology, business, criminal justice, health science, or culinary, selecting the university to best meet your needs and goals is clearly one of your most important decisions. ECPI University understands the aspirations of people who want a direct route toward their careers goals.
ECPI University provides a student-centered learning environment that promotes the enhancement of each student’s professional and personal life through education.
Fanshawe is a comprehensive college serving the greater London region by providing flexible learning arrangements and experiential education opportunities developed in response to labour market needs.
One of Ontario’s largest colleges – with four campuses in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock – Fanshawe serves close to half a million people with a promise to educate, engage, empower and excite.
We offer more than 200 degree, diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs to 43,000 students each year, helping people unlock their potential and achieve success in a variety of disciplines including applied arts, business, health care, human services, hospitality and technology.
Toronto is home to many major industries in Canada and one of the most important economic hubs in North America. As such, the city becomes a living lab for our students. We have three main campuses and several other locations that place students in the heart of downtown Toronto — St. James Campus, Casa Loma Campus and Waterfront Campus.
We’ve taken advantage of our location to give our students an edge in the job market. We partner with companies and organizations that play a role in the academic life of our students by advising course curriculum, providing field education and employment. By helping us develop curriculum, these companies nurture our students to meet industry needs and gain skills that are highly sought after in the current job market.
There are so many more reasons to choose George Brown College that you’ll find in the Why George Brown section.
At Georgian, we work with industry and community partners to offer relevant, cutting-edge curriculum, quality work placements and co-op experiences with top employers. Our students graduate with the skills and the mindset to be innovative thinkers and change-makers who can transform their workplaces and communities.
Our vision is to accelerate success through exceptional teaching and learning, innovation and partnerships.
At Humber, we offer our students a polytechnic education. We teach theory, add in practical, hands-on training and work with employers to give students opportunities to learn in real-world settings.
Set in state-of-the-art and creative learning spaces, this unique approach unleashes innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and prepares students for the careers of today and tomorrow.
Established in 1913, Lakeland College is a place of possibility that serves more than 6,400 students every year at its campuses in Vermilion, Alta., and Lloydminster, Alta./Sask., and through online and off-site programs and courses.
Lakeland College is a board-governed public college with the distinction of being Canada’s only interprovincial college.
Laurentian University is located within the territory of the Robinson-Huron Treaty of 1850, and recognizes its placement on the traditional lands of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, as well as its proximity to Wahnapitae First Nation.
As Canada’s only university with a tricultural mandate, Laurentian offers an outstanding higher education and research experience in English and French, with a comprehensive approach to Indigenous education. Together with its federated partners, Laurentian prepares the next generation of leaders who bring innovative solutions to local and global issues.
This year, Laurentian marks its 60th year of proud accomplishments and service to the communities we serve in the North and beyond.
Here you’ll find information about the structure of the University, our services and facilities and our corporate information.
We provide a number of services to support our students, staff, local communities and businesses. All of these groups can gain access to our sport and fitness facilities and our libraries – follow the links to find out how. If you’re looking for a general introduction to London Met, or you’re thinking about studying here, take a look at our course listings, events and latest news.
If you choose to study here, we can help you with accommodation, funding and career enhancing advice. Our support services are designed to ensure that you receive all the guidance you can during your time with us.
MacEwan University provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive learning environment. Creativity thrives here—through research and innovation that engage students, faculty and the community.
As MacEwan University celebrates its first half-century, we’re looking back at our unique history, celebrating our people and launching an ambitious 10-year strategic vision and directions that will set a strong foundation for our next 50 years.
To educate with discipline and compassion so that Indigenous and other communities will be inspired by creative, intelligent individuals. They will in turn nurture, serve, lead, and bring justice to the world.
Maskwacis Cultural College is a ‘Centre of Excellence in Academics and Cree Indigenous Knowledge’.
The Creator (K’se Manto) is the heart of the college. We will continue to advance and preserve: iyiniw pimatsiwin, ekwa iyiniw mamitoneyicekan (indigenous forms of life and thinking). At its most fundamental level, we will remember dreams and visions (nistameymahkanak) for future generations. It was the founding members of MCC who embraced the concept of higher learning.
McGill University is one of Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. International students from more than 150 countries make up nearly 30% of McGill’s student body ‒ the highest proportion of any Canadian research university.
McGill is recognized around the world for the excellence of its teaching and research programs. Ernest Rutherford‘s Nobel Prize-winning research on the nature of radioactivity was conducted at McGill, part of a long tradition of innovation on our campuses that includes the invention of the artificial blood cell and Plexiglas. Today our professors are building the new field of epigenetics, developing alternative energy sources from crop plants and driving human achievement in every field imaginable.
At McMaster, we collaborate across disciplines to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges, working together to improve people’s lives and contribute to our global knowledge base.
We’re one of the top 100 universities in the world. Building on our rich history, we’re an innovative education and research community committed to discovery and improving the world around us.
We believe that human and societal health and well-being depend on sharing creative, diverse thoughts and ideas.
As Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of this province.
Established as a memorial to the Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First World War and subsequent conflicts, Memorial University draws inspiration from these sacrifices of the past as we help to build a better future for our province, our country and our world.
Metropolitan State was established in 1971, and now serves more than 10,500 students in the metropolitan area as we approach our fiftieth anniversary.
Metropolitan State is a fully accredited, comprehensive university and a member of the Minnesota State higher education system. CollegeNet’s Social Mobility Index, measuring colleges’ and universities’ success in elevating students from low income strata into the middle class by five years after graduation, ranks us thirty-ninth in the nation (in the top 3 percent), and first in Minnesota.
With more than 50 undergraduate programs and more than 25 graduate programs, including our unique individualized studies programs where students design their own bachelor’s or master’s programs, Metropolitan State offers in-demand degrees to help you get where you want to go!
Miami University, established in 1809, is ranked among the top 50 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. As an original Public Ivy, Miami provides Ivy League-quality education at a public school price with an exceptional return on investment. Miami is a place where ambitious students find their purpose and prepare for a lifetime of success.
Mohawk College is fully accredited and funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and is a member of the Association of Community Colleges of Canada (ACCC).
Our new virtual campus tours provide a guided visit of our three campuses. Visit our buildings, labs, services, classrooms and athletic and recreation centre.
At Northeastern, experience is our essence and ethos. It’s what you gain when you make the world your classroom, your laboratory, and your platform to create change or grow your enterprise.
Throughout our university network, experience draws you into society and compels you to solve its complex challenges. It makes you agile and able to reinvent yourself. To find ways of doing things differently, and better. And to seize opportunities as they unfold—anytime, anywhere.
We advance the discovery and application of knowledge to accelerate economic growth, regional development and social innovation. We inspire and equip our students and our graduates to make a positive impact in a tech-focused world.
We aim to improve the lives of humans and the planet through the ethical application of technology. It’s a key component in our teaching and learning practices, administrative processes and innovative research projects.
We promote positive social change and encourage an accessible, equitable, diverse and inclusive culture for our campus community.
We’ve worked hard to build a new university from scratch, and we now have a track record. We’re a hidden gem, and now it’s time to share our story with the world.
There’s an energy, environment and community at PBA unlike any other college or university in America. Our people are guided by their Christian values. Our academic offerings are proven and respected by top employers and elite graduate institutions. And our setting in the heart of West Palm Beach brings boundless academic, entertainment, recreational and professional opportunities.
The only thing that would make our community even better, is you.
The Pre-Business Students’ Network (PBSN) is a student-run organization that aims to help university students discover, explore, and gain experience in the many fields of business. Through conferences, workshops, and competitions, PBSN connects the very best emerging business leaders at Western University, building a network that is carried beyond their time at university and into the professional world.
PBSN strives to provide opportunities for students interested in a field of business at Western. Regardless of their program or faculty, PBSN helps students experience business beyond the classroom setting. Unlike conventional business clubs, PBSN also caters to career paths beyond the norm, offering insights into not only finance and consulting but also entrepreneurship, tech, and strategy. PBSN is also consistently re-evaluating our line-up of offerings to our members in order to provide the most up to date experiences.
Queen’s University is highly-ranked in Canada for student experience, taking an inclusive approach and offering learning beyond the classroom; this experience includes the most clubs per capita of any Canadian University as well as a robust international exchange program with more than 220 partners.
Queen’s research-intensive environment and interdisciplinary program offerings provide students with the comprehensive and nimble skills required in today’s competitive and evolving workforce with 91% of Queen’s grads employed within six months after graduation.
Bolstered by the outstanding reputations of its scholars and researchers — including 2015 Nobel Prize winner Arthur B. McDonald — a Queen’s education can provide unparalleled access to careers and personal development opportunities around the world. With particular academic strengths in physics, cancer research, geo-engineering, data analytics, and social sciences like surveillance studies and mental health, the university sets graduates up for excellence across disciplines.
Home to more than 24,000 students, Queen’s boasts an undergraduate graduation rate of 93%, diverse learning opportunities, a broad range of students services and supports, unmistakable school spirit, and a tight-knit global network of 159,000 alumni in 153 countries. Ultimately, to graduate from Queen’s University is to join an international community of lifelong learners and accomplished leaders.
Located in an urban environment on a 300-acre tree-lined campus, Rice University seizes its advantageous position to pursue path-breaking research and create innovative collaboration opportunities that contribute to the betterment of our world.
Rice has a 6-to-1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio, and a residential college system, which supports students intellectually, emotionally and culturally through social events, intramural sports, student plays, lectures series, courses and student government. Developing close-knit, diverse college communities is a strong campus tradition, which is why Rice is highly ranked for best quality of life and best value among private universities.
RMIT is a world leader in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.
Our courses of study are offered across 4 academic colleges and 16 academic schools. Building on our core values, we are committed to living our values and making a difference both locally and globally.
In 1916, our doors opened in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with 11 students and a mandate to train veterans returning from the First World War. Over the years, we’ve matched community needs — as a hospital during the Spanish Flu pandemic and as a Royal Canadian Air Force Wireless Training School during the Second World War.
Fast forward to today and SAIT’s action-based learning, solution-focused research and industry partnerships are helping to shape the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs and pioneers.
Join us as we take on the great challenges of our time – rebuilding the economy, equity and sustainability – while navigating through the pandemic safely.
We’re a renewed Seneca, delivering great polytechnic education that combines rigorous academics with practical training across a huge range of careers and professions.
From health care to technology, business to creative arts, community services to arts and sciences, we’ll help you get ready to make your mark in the world.
We’re proud of our expert faculty, excellent staff and outstanding facilities. We have deep connections to industry and offer thousands of co-op and work placements to get our graduates job-ready.
If you’re up for a challenge, welcome to Seneca. Now is your time.
Founded in 1967, Sheridan is one of Ontario’s leading post-secondary institutions, attracting students from across Canada and around the world. Here, you’ll find some quick facts about Sheridan.
An environment of innovation and creativity inspires us all to explore new ways of thinking. Immersed in our vibrant, diverse campuses and rigorous programs, our students experience first-hand our commitment to practical, experiential learning. While this energy can’t be captured in a page, here — at a glance — are a few of the things that set Sheridan apart.
We move beyond tradition. We go where others won’t. And we deliver a world-class education.
Sustainability permeates every aspect of SFU, from research and teaching to campus operations and community engagement.
At SFU, campus life is rich with opportunities to engage with people, ideas and activities that contribute to personal development and a better world.
Our commitment to engage and support the communities we serve is what sets SFU apart.
St. Clair College is where your future begins. We offer many paths that will take you through your journey to a rewarding career.
Our nine faculties of education offer highly specialized programs taught by experienced industry leaders. We are one of the largest healthcare educators in the province, pioneers of esports with a new arena and varsity teams, and a hub for manufacturing, engineering technologies and skilled trades.
Our three unique campuses offer state-of-the-art learning environments combined with work-integrated learning opportunities and affordable tuition. St. Clair College is the preferred choice for our over 14,000 full-time students and our 120,000+ alumni. We invite you to be a part of Saints Nation.
Stony Brook is one of America’s most dynamic public universities and a flagship of the State University of New York (SUNY) system . We are a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that offers all students a world-class education.
The University has grown tremendously and is now recognized as one of the nation’s important centers of learning and scholarship — carrying out the mandate given by the State Board of Regents in 1960 to become a university that would “stand with the finest in the country.”
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that is consistently recognized as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation.
Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ maintains the seventh highest four-year graduation rate among all public colleges and universities. It is ranked by Money as one of the top 15 public colleges “most likely to pay off financially,” and U.S. News & World Report rates it the No. 1 public institution among regional universities in the northeast.
Our grassroots organization provides free training to increase diversity and inclusion at technology companies. To date, the nonprofit has trained over 450 unemployed people in Agile, Scrum and modern behavioral theories. As a result, over 35% of participants gain employment mostly as Project Managers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners within 90 days of taking the class.
It is the mission of The Job Hackers to provide individuals with the knowledge and experience needed to navigate the complex world of knowledge work. This is delivered by not only giving our participants valuable knowledge about software development to prepare them for real-world jobs, but by working with them and employers to ensure the proper placement of participants. Monthly Meet-ups are organized bringing past and present students together to hear updates and trends from keynote market leaders. All classes and Meet-ups are held in donated space.
Toronto Metropolitan University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.
From the award-winning Student Learning Centre, to the upcoming multi-functional Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, the university is dedicated to building a better campus, and city, one building at a time.
Toronto School of Management (TSoM) is an innovative college offering a broad range of career-focused programs in business, hospitality and tourism, big data, cybersecurity and accounting. We provide relevant programs which ensure our students meet the demands of today’s ever-changing job market.
At TSoM, we recognize the importance of real workplace experience, just like many employers today. That’s why we have collaborated with over 100 employers to provide co-op placements for our students, ensuring you get the most out of your program. The skills and support we provide ensure our students reach their career ambitions. Our experienced faculty deliver the highest quality of education, using their expertise to help you achieve your full potential.
For over 175 years, our students and faculty have tackled the day’s biggest challenges, answered our most pressing questions, and solved society’s most vexing problems.
We are, and always have been, fuelled by a unique mix of academic excellence, internationally recognized research and a profound sense of purpose.
At UAlbany, you’ll author your own success by doing the things that matter.
The University is chartered by the Board of Regents of New York State, which has registered all its degrees and programs and fully approved its professional programs through the State Education Department.
UAlbany is also a member of the Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S. and is fully accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
University Canada West is a contemporary independent university located in the heart of vibrant Vancouver. Established in 2004, UCW offers a range of career-focused programs including the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Associate of Arts and Master of Business Administration.
Courses are offered at our downtown Vancouver campus and online too. Offering courses online brings flexibility to education, allowing those who may not have otherwise had the opportunity to gain respected qualifications.
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for teaching, learning and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world.
UBC embraces innovation and transforms ideas into action. Since 1915, UBC has been opening doors of opportunity for people with the curiosity, drive and vision to shape a better world.
The University of East London has been pioneering futures since 1898: from the 2nd Industrial Revolution through to the 4th. We are a careers-led university, supporting our students to develop the skills, emotional intelligence and creativity needed to thrive in a constantly changing world.
Our priorities remain resolute in our mission: driving career-ready student inclusion, increasing our reputation for the benefit of our alumni and social impact of the University.
The University of Guelph is like no other university in Canada. Research-intensive and learner-centred, our campuses span urban hubs and rural communities. We are known for excellence in the arts and sciences and for our commitment to developing exceptional thinkers and engaged citizens.
Our students, faculty and staff pursue active inquiry and exercise creativity across a range of disciplines — physical and life sciences, arts and humanities, social sciences, business, agricultural and veterinary sciences.
Known for its beautiful, safe campuses and welcoming, supportive culture, U of G blends historical and modern architecture with cutting-edge technology.
With heritage in Britain’s pioneering aeronautical industry, the University of Hertfordshire has been an innovative force in education since the early 1950s. Today, we host a thriving community of more than 30,000 students, studying 550-degree options at our vibrant, inclusive, campus-based institution. Our strong relationships with industry and award-winning careers services complement high-quality teaching to ensure Herts’ students gain the knowledge and skills they need to match their ambition and succeed.
Our academics are experts in their fields, powered by curiosity and driven to deliver research that’s making a meaningful social and environmental impact in the UK and beyond our shores.
Founded in 1967 on traditional Blackfoot land, the University of Lethbridge is one of Canada’s top-ranked universities and leading research institutions. We are one of Alberta’s four comprehensive academic and research universities.
Our motto, Fiat Lux – let there be light – refers to the illumination that comes from research and learning.
By inspiring and supporting student potential, we build leaders, innovators, thinkers and doers prepared for careers of the future and inspired to create positive change.
When it was founded on July 14, 1898, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette was known as the Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute. It had no campus, no students, and no instructors.
Now, the University has more than 19,000 students and is an international leader in academics and research.
We’re among the top universities in the country — and the world — recognized for our impressive academic programs, research projects that makes an impact, sustainability initiatives, and diversity and inclusion practices.
We attract people from around the world who share our ideals and vision for positive change. We believe in embracing challenges and taking action. Our students, researchers and alumni bring their unique voices to learning and discovery, shaping new ways of doing things and contributing to important conversations in topics that matter most, from human rights to global health to climate change. We are where imagination and action collide.
The University of Manitoba is western Canada’s first university, Manitoba’s only research-intensive university, is located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.
Established in 1839, the University of Missouri knows what it means to be first. We were the first public university west of the Mississippi River. We are home to the world’s first journalism school. We started the tradition of homecoming. As a flagship, land-grant institution and one of only 64 universities across the U.S. and Canada to be a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, we are a campus where empathy, innovation and hard work combine to solve the world’s grand challenges.
Our community of students, faculty and staff enhances bovine reproduction, composes award-winning music and generates life-saving radioisotopes in the most powerful university research reactor in the country.
We tackle diverse problems because Missouri is a diverse state — from the southern Ozarks to the northern plains. We are Mizzou, where Black and Gold runs deep and Truman the Tiger embodies our bold spirit.
Founded in 1883, six years before the state itself was established, UND gave North Dakota its name when the former Dakota territories separated into two distinct states. Today, UND is a busy 521-acre campus, the state’s largest. We’ve emerged as a leader in engineering, medicine, aviation, space, and unmanned aircraft systems.
UND continues to build on its record of developing leaders. We’ve earned national recognition for our academic programs. We also serve the largest number of exclusively online students among all nonprofit, flagship universities in the eight-state region.
We inspire excellence to achieve the remarkable and build an inclusive world. Our people are our University; they are at the heart of everything we do and the impact we make on a local to global scale.
We create and share new knowledge to find answers to the greatest challenges facing humanity. Our people inspire and empower one another to apply their knowledge to transform lives.
We are committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges
Our impact stems from the combined power of our excellence in education, research, and knowledge exchange and enterprise (KEE); our people harness this to achieve the remarkable.
We strive for greater inclusivity in our community, as diversity is a strength. It makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. Through partnership, we aim to inspire communities working with us locally and globally to change the world for the better.
The University of Southern California is a leading private research university located in Los Angeles — a global center for arts, technology and international business. It is home to the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and 22 exceptional academic schools and units.
USC’s Health Sciences campus houses renowned specialized care and research in cancer, stem cell and regenerative medicine, orthopaedics and sports medicine. The university is the largest private sector employer in the city of Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region.
At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA – providing education with a purpose and carrying out research that helps to shape society.
We are an international university with pioneering spirit and a global reputation for high-quality teaching and research. We are passionate about creating impact in everything we do.
Stirling is a place where ability – not background – is valued.
Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s top university with a long history of challenging the impossible and transforming society through the ingenuity and resolve of its faculty, students, alumni and supporters.
We are proud to be one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, bringing together top minds from every conceivable background and discipline to collaborate on the world’s most pressing challenges.
Our community is a catalyst for discovery, innovation and progress, creating knowledge and solutions that make a tangible difference around the globe. And we prepare our students for success through an outstanding global education rooted in excellence, inclusion and close-knit learning communities.
The University of Tulsa fosters a diverse campus life that gives students close connections with faculty who are leaders in their fields. We’re proud to be a Top 100 private research university and No. 79 among all best value universities in the United States.
Research, creative production, teaching, community engagement: The University of Tulsa is a beacon for students, faculty and staff who possess vision and drive.
With roots that trace back to 1894, TU has grown into the region’s most prestigious university, welcoming students from around the world.
The UW is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, our region and the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked No. 7 in the world on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually. We turn ideas into impact and transform lives and our world. For more about our impact, visit our news site, UW News.
So what defines our students, faculty and community members? Above all, it’s our belief in possibility and our unshakable optimism. It’s a connection to others near and far. It’s a hunger that pushes us to tackle challenges and pursue progress. It’s the conviction that together we can create a world of good. Join us on the journey.
Founded on March 7, 1878 by Bishop Isaac Hellmuth (1817–1901) ‘The Western University of London Ontario’ opened its doors to students for the first time in 1881. Four faculties – Arts, Divinity, Law and Medicine were there at Western’s inception.
Since that first class graduated in 1883, the university has become a vibrant centre of learning. Through 12 faculties and three affiliated university colleges, Western today offers its 36,000-plus students more than 400 specializations, majors and minors.
York is a leading international teaching and research university and a driving force for positive change.
Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term career and personal success. Together we are making things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.