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Starting Points for OISE Students

Student Sustainability Guide

OISE's Student Sustainability Guide provides starting points for students on how to get involved with sustainability and climate action during your studies. You'll find info on learning events, courses, programs, co-curricular learning, and resources. 

Environmental Learning Circle

This Learning Circle is an OISE grad student group that provides an introduction to Environmental & Sustainability Education and opportunities to meet other students with similar interests. Dates for upcoming meetings are shared on the SCAN Events page.

OISE Courses

Expand your understanding of theory and practice through OISE courses focused on sustainability , climate change, and climate action.

OISE Programs

Undertake interdisciplinary learning through OISE’ s Collaborative Specialization programs with U of T’s School of the Environment.

Co-Curricular Credit (CCR)

The Environmental Co-Curricular Credit Opportunity records your learning about ESE on your official U of T co-curricular record (CCR). Find out more here

Upcoming Events

Tracking our Progress: Implementing OISE's Sustainability and Climate Action Plan

OISE’s Sustainability and Climate Action Plan was launched in 2021– what progress has been made as we head into the third (and final) year of the Plan?

Learning to be affected by Climate Change

Dr. Jennifer Sumner and Ph.D. student Emily Dobrich's research on the concept of ‘learning to be affected’ by climate change.

Exploring the Potential of Transformative Sustainability Pedagogy

Universities are considering the role they play in shifting communities towards sustainability, what's higher education making to its approaches to teaching?

Exploring the Potential of Teacher Education as Climate Action

CTL Faculty member Dr. Hilary Inwood and PhD candidate Alysse Kennedy share aspects of their research taking place at OISE in the emerging field of study.