Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is about self-discovery. With Sustainability Council internships and volunteering opportunities, learn to use your talents, creativity and curiosity and contribute to collective action on sustainability.


Campus as a Living Lab

Want to use the university as a testing ground for sustainability solutions that meet tangible goals? Campus as a Living Lab connects the classroom and the real world, creating opportunities for solution-based teaching, research and experience.

Through this program, access funding and mentorship to make your sustainability applied research project a success.

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Festival of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

FURCA is the university's annual, campus-wide celebration of undergraduate research, showcasing the research and creative achievements of undergraduate students across all disciplines.

Each year, the Sustainability Council sponsors a $250 prize for Outstanding Sustainability Research. Come see all of the amazing climate, renewable energy and other sustainability research projects.

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Sustainability Walking Tours

Get out of the classroom and uncover the ways the University of Alberta is becoming more sustainable. Sustainability Campus Tours are 60 minute walking tours available year-round.

Join one of the regularly scheduled tours offered through Campus Visits. Please register at least one week ahead of time, and wear comfy footwear.

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Sustainability Scholars

Sustainability Scholars sponsors University of Alberta graduate students to work on applied research projects with Edmonton-area institutions. Over the summer months, successful applicants work with professional mentors, earn up to $6,000 and complete 250 hours of project work.

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