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Choose from more than 25 program options that blend theory with hands-on practical learning, including field courses, practicum placements and paid work internships.

Benefit from a large faculty scholarship program, with awards given through all four years of your program and an average of one award for every five students.

Graduate students pursue research of global significance in the following subject fields:

Animal Science, Food Science and Bioresource Technology, Human Nutrition, Plant BioSystem, Aging, Family Ecology and Practice, Textiles and Clothing, Material Culture, Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology and Management, Land Reclamation and Soil Science, Economics, Sociology, Risk and Community Resilience and Agriculture.

Connect your classroom experience to the real world by participating in international and local community-based learning opportunities.

Obtain a well-paying, rewarding job in your chosen area of study, such as the environment, food and agriculture, human services, or animal care.

Your gift to the Faculty of ALES will provide solutions to global challenges!

Support students and researchers so they can make advances in areas such as food science, sustainable agriculture, bio-based products, environmental sustainability, and individual and community well-being, to name a few. You’ll find a complete list of our areas of endeavour here.

Or, you may wish to help us fulfill our ongoing mission of providing solutions to global challenges by donating directly to one of our fundraising priorities. You’ll find those in our Giving Opportunities


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