What is Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning Ontario?


To shape the future of Ontario's economy and workforce through leadership in post-secondary Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning.


To provide a consolidated voice for Ontario’s Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning sector as we promote and enable the successful integration of students and industry.


Supporting Ontario’s practitioners in Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning to focus on:

  • Student-Centered Approach: While acknowledging the brilliant collaboration between students, government, industry, and higher education that make Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning successful for all stakeholders
  • Learning: We believe life-long learning happens inside and outside of the classroom and it is our collective responsibility to promote meaningful learning experiences for our community, including practitioners
  • Integrity: We endeavor to demonstrate high standards of professionalism, honesty, transparency, and fairness while committed to representing the best interest of our stakeholders
  • Inclusivity: We know that our strength is derived from the diversity of our community and we fundamentally believe that all students deserve equitable access to Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning experiences

Our Members

Our members include Directors, Manager, and Practitioners from 30 Universities and Colleges from across the province, including the following institutions:

  • Algoma College
  • Algonquin College
  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • Centennial College
  • Conestoga College
  • Confederation College
  • Durham College
  • Fanshawe College
  • Fleming College
  • George Brown College
  • Georgian College
  • Humber College
  • Lambton College
  • McMaster University
  • Mohawk College
  • Niagara College
  • Ottawa University
  • Ontario Tech University
  • Ryerson University
  • Seneca College
  • Sheridan College
  • St. Clair College
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Windsor
  • Waterloo University
  • Western University
  • Wilfred Laurier University
  • York University