Learning in and with the community enriches a student’s education beyond the theory they learn in lectures. It fosters new, versatile ways of thinking about the world around us and understanding our role in it. At the University of Manitoba, Community Engaged Learning (CEL) is both a department and a way of learning and teaching.
CEL programs and projects can be based on and off-campus, all providing opportunities for students to work with local and international communities. Projects span a variety of topics related to social change and justice and are delivered through workshops, volunteer opportunities, travel programs, community projects, and other events.