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Review of Risk Management: Legal, Safety and Liability Coverage for Students Working in Diverse Types of Work-Integrated Learning
Risk is inherent in all Work-Integrated Learning experiences due to the complexities and uncertainties involved; these may include legal, financial, reputational, ethical, social, strategic and operational. Key issues as they pertain to Risk Management and WIL within the BC landscape will be the project’s focus. Read More »
Interior and Northern Work Integrated Learning Project (INWIL)
A collaboration between Thompson Rivers University (TRU), the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), and University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), INWIL aims to engage emerging talent within our region with opportunities that support the changing needs and development of local small and medium sized organizations. Read More »
ACE-WIL Professional Development Resources
In order to increase the ability of practitioners/educators/faculty outside the Lower Mainland to access PD acumen and opportunities, this project seeks to identify, curate and develop a set of resources in the following areas (including but not limited to): • Pre-WIL Experience • During the WIL Experience • Post-WIL Experience • Remote Work & Learning Read More »

Resource Packs

2021 ACE-WIL May Symposium
Experience the learnings and shared impacts of the 66 Work-Integrated Learning initiatives spearheaded by public post-secondary institutions across British Columbia. Projects range from capacity building with students, employer recruitment and engagement strategies, WIL program development and resources to support equity, diversity and inclusion, to name a few. Read More »
Employer Webinar Series 2020-2021
In October and November 2020 and January 2021, ACE-WIL hosted a series of webinars to help BC workplaces get up-and-running with a WIL student. Recordings from two of these sessions are available for viewing and feature stories from employers who have engaged WIL students, how they’ve benefited from student talent and how they’ve accessed funding. Read More »
Tips for WIL students
Check out these handy tips to help WIL students work effectively as well as tips if you’re working remotely. Remember, your WIL coordinator is an excellent resource and a key contact point for any questions you may have about your WIL work placement. Read More »


Expanding WIL Opportunities with an Accessibility Approach
This report investigates the gap in students’ participation in post-secondary institutions’ (PSIs) WIL programs and the need for a targeted approach to increase employment opportunities for students with disabilities (SWD). RELEVANT EXTERNAL RESOURCES Accessibility Resource via SFU WIL: Accessibility Toolkit via BC Campus: Diversity in disability: Statistics and… Read More »
Student Access/Human Rights
A collection of resources from ACE-WIL BC/Yukon post-secondary institutions that relates to student access and human rights. License and Distribution: SFU, TRU Tags: human rights, resources, student access SFU – Resources – Human Rights CLAS – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace B.C. Human Rights Code SFU – Human Rights Office… Read More »