An exchange would do you good
What would it be like to take exciting classes while discovering new landscapes and cultures? Have you ever thought about conducting research in Bombay, Paris, Buenos Aires or Hong Kong while completing your degree? The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering works in cooperation with the Centre for International Experience (CIE) to offer students great opportunities to study at more than 150 top-tier institutions in 40 countries.
There are three reasons why going on exchange for a summer, semester or year is a good idea:
Going abroad is easier than you think. Most programs are offered in English and you continue to pay your U of T tuition while you are away. CIE can help you seek out bursaries and scholarships to assist with cost of living and travel expenses. Students who study abroad show greater gains academically and personally than students who do not — be a part of the global trend and give yourself the opportunity to grow in unexpected ways.
- give yourself an edge in the workforce — industries are demanding international experience and cross-cultural competency
- gain new perspectives and approaches to problem solving
- develop international networks and connect with mentors worldwide
Engineers in the World:
- Mary Qiu (IndE 1T3+PEY) pursued academic and personal growth, studying abroad in Auckland, New Zealand. Find out more.
- Jessica Lovelock (EngSci 1T3) spent a summer conducting research at the National University of Singapore. Find out more.
- Sean Yamana-Hayes (EngSci 1T1) put training into action to direct design in Ghana. Find out more.
The basic steps to go international: