UVic Co-op awarded Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) Phase III funding

UVic Co-op and Career is pleased to announce that, in parternship with UVic's Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives, we have secured phase III funding from the Queen Elizabeth Scholars (QES) program.

This funding will allow us to send UVic co-op students on life-changing work terms in Southeast Asia over the next four years. Learn more about this opportunities and see the full QES news release.

About the QES program

Now in its fourth year, the QES program is a collaborative initiative led by the Rideau Hall Foundation, Universities Canada and the Community Foundations of Canada, made possible thanks to contributions from the Government of Canada, provincial governments, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), universities, and a wide range of private sector donors. 

Past QE work terms

Curious about the work that UVic co-op students and QE scholars have done in the past? Learn about the impact they've made during work terms in Australia, Zambia and other countries.

See more videos from the International co-op opportunities at UVic playlist on YouTube.