Only Osgoode can deliver a legal education that combines a rigorous academic program with a range of experiential learning opportunities.

The Student Experience

Cristina Candea ’18 (JD/MA Philosophy) – Summer Internship at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre

The Anti-Discrimination Intensive Program and summer employment at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre has been the single most significant educative tool during my law school career to date. It has made a striking impact on my life and undoubtedly shaped my future career in law.

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Sophie Chiasson ’17 – Why Experiential Education Matters

Within my first few days at Parkdale I quickly realized that the clinic’s approach to learning about law was radically different. Rather than reading about legal principles in a textbook, I was learning immigration and refugee law through reading my client files.

Read the article Sophie wrote for Osgoode's student newspaper The Obiter Dicta

Toby Samson ’15 – Making the most of student life

There is no question that my time at Osgoode was one of the most influential periods in my life. And no, that’s not because I found my passion aroused by the finer points of Civil Procedure (although, after practicing in medical malpractice, I do now).

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Chelsea Caldwell '17 - An Internship in Thailand

In the summer of 2016 I was lucky enough to be awarded an Ian Scott Public Interest Internship, to work at the United Nations Children’s Fund’s East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (UNICEF EAPRO) in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Makelé Saïdi '15 - Launching an International Career

I know I made the right choice in choosing Osgoode, not just for the home it became, but for the doors it opened.

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Michael Thorburn '17 - Building a Career to Serve Communities

I chose Osgoode because I knew it would give me the knowledge and skills to realize this goal—from bolstering my ability to serve and collaborate with people from different walks of life, to enhancing the clarity of my communication, both orally and written, to refining the rigor that I bring to the formulation of ideas and arguments.

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