University of Windsor

Campus in Windsor, Ontario

Programs

  • Biology (BSc, MSc, PhD)
  • Earth Sciences (MSc, PhD)
  • Environmental Science (BSc)
  • Environmental Studies (BA)

Co-op option: No


Why Go Here?

University of Windsor is an internationally oriented, diverse and innovative place to learn. The school is connected to a number of research networks, including the Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network, Auto 21, and the Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research & Green Energy. The Centre for Engineering Innovation is a “living” showcase of green technologies, featuring cutting-edge labs and an expansive green roof. The interdisciplinary ES program provides a broad perspective on the social, cultural and ethical factors affecting human relationships with the environment. 

Applied Learning 

The school offers small class sizes for undergraduate students and even small laboratory sections, beginning in students' first or second year of studyMany courses include a field-trip or field-study component. Students with a GPA higher than 75%  per cent can apply to be teaching assistants in a course they completed with 80% or higher. The university has developed student exchange partnerships with universities around the world. 

Extracurricular Activities 

The Earth Sciences Club organizes social and educational events for students, including field trips. The school's food services are committed to sustainability through local food purchasing and environmentally friendly practices. Students can volunteer for local non-profit agencies and receive recognition on their transcripts.

Best Natural Feature 

The on-campus Stewart Moore Carolinian Garden consists of plants native to the Essex County area since before human development. The campus is also adjacent to the Detroit River and not far from Point Pelee National Park, a lush Carolinian forest with beaches and hiking trails. 

Join a national network of environmentally-minded students

  • From Environmental (Soul) Print: "Islamic Cosmology = we are not the centre of the Universe” Read more... https://t.co/Be4bfNVifu 41 weeks 2 days ago
  • Call for submissions deadline is January 13th to the May 2017 International In-Situ Thermal Treatment symposium. https://t.co/4tb6iRJ2rZ 41 weeks 3 days ago
  • Interview with Michael Engelhard, author of 'Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon' https://t.co/1ypJfReqIf 41 weeks 3 days ago