Pursuing an education in Laurier’s most interdisciplinary faculty will be one of the greatest journeys of your life. In this fast-changing and ever-evolving world, it’s imperative that you can apply your knowledge in effective and impactful ways. We strive to offer deep grounding in knowledge and a skillset that makes you stand out in your career.
C3 Innovation Labs (C3IL) is a hub of socially innovative and community-engaged experiential learning opportunities in the Faculty of Arts. C3IL creates these opportunities with a unique partnership among the three ‘Cs’:
We offer a mixture of for-credit course-based programs, internships and other opportunities that apply your Arts education to understand the complex social challenges faced by our cities and communities. Hands-on programming gives you the chance to create and test solutions for these challenges, while earning credit toward your degree.
C3IL seeks to inspire and empower our students, and nurture a future generation of changemakers who will lead our communities, our cities and our planet to a more authentic, vibrant and sustainable future.
Laurier students’ research helps City of Waterloo reimagine City Hall’s outdoor public spaces
Edmund Pries chosen as Laurier's 2019 Teaching Fellow
Experiential learning the focus of C3 Innovation Labs' year-end showcase
Laurier students find space to innovate in the Purpose Lab
Laurier student’s recycling solution for people with vision loss takes first place at social entrepreneur competition
Night market at Waterloo Park connects students with community
Waterloo Night Market will bring together Laurier students and community residents
University Affairs features Laurier Access 2 University program
Laurier Geography and Environmental Studies students win $2,000 prize for project on Cambridge’s heritage properties register
Laurier student Hillary Scanlon making campus waste and recycling units accessible to people with vision loss
Laurier’s Social Innovation in the City course challenges students to create community-specific solutions
Queen Street placemaking plan brings public consultation, community building to life for Laurier students