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Recognizing achievement

Each year, ACE-WIL recognizes post-secondary students, industry partners and members who demonstrate outstanding achievement and a commitment to promoting and supporting work-integrated learning (WIL) programs across BC and the Yukon.

Students of the Year Awards

Students who demonstrates an outstanding level of achievement in their co-operative education or work-integrated learning experience.

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Industry Partner of the Year Award

Industry partners that have demonstrated a strong commitment to co-operative education and work-integrated learning.

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Outstanding Contribution Member Award

ACE-WIL members who have made significant contributions to work-integrated learning in their institution and/or within British Columbia.

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Recent Award Winners

2022 ACE-WIL Student of the Year Award Winners

The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipients of the Co-op/WIL Student of the Year Awards for 2022. These awards recognize BC or Yukon students who demonstrate an outstanding level of achievement in their co-operative education or work-integrated learning experience; combined…
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2022 ACE-WIL Industry Partner of the Year

The Awards Committee is very pleased to announce the recipient for the 2022 Industry Partner of the Year Award.  A number of strong recommendations were submitted but after narrowing down the choices the committee selected Bonnie Burnside and the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association. Thank…
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Lianne Johnston, Douglas College Lianne has been a contributing member of the ACE- WIL community for almost 15 years, dedicating her time, energy and ideas in various capacities to the ACE-WIL membership. Lianne has consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to our association and a willingness to go above and beyond…
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2022 ACE-WIL Industry Partner of the Year, HONOURABLE MENTION

Clayton Cross, COAST Performance Rehabilitation, Honourable Mention COAST Performance Rehabilitation (COAST) is also been recognized for their outstanding commitment and support of Cooperative Education and Work Integrated Learning. Nominated by Capilano University’s Work Integrated Learning and the School of Human Kinetics, COAST has been part of their Work-Integrated Learning opportunities…
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2020 ACE-WIL Outstanding Service Award

Lindsay is committed to ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) on the ACE-WIL board and in programming and training. Lindsay has advocated for WIL practitioners to become certified in emotional intelligence (EI), resulting in 76 individuals in 20 BC institutions in obtaining the EQ-i certification. Research indicates emotional intelligence is…
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Past Award Winners

Check out all our award winners, including honourable mentions in the student awards category.

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