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

Alexander Evangelista '18 – Making the most of your time at Osgoode

What you do outside the classroom really enriches the law school experience.

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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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Lucas Kilravey ’18 – My Community and Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP) Experience

Among many high points, the pinnacle of my Osgoode experience was my involvement with the Community and Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP).

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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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Insiyah Kanjee '18 - Finding Her Voice

In her first-year at Osgoode, Insiyah Kanjee '18 joined Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC) where she discovered that power of the law, the role of an advocate and the incredible opportunities PBSC gives students.

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