Spring 2014 Semester in Dialogue: Semester at CityStudio

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Applications due October 7, 2013

Open to students from all participating universities.


The Semester at CityStudio brings together bright, innovative students from diverse backgrounds, disciplines and universities to collaborate with The City of Vancouver on demonstration projects. CityStudio is an immersive, team learning environment combining interdisciplinary skills with the complexity of collaborating within a group setting. The course combines dialogue and design elements, and requires students to engage with communities, research existing urban interventions and design projects to improve the world around them.

By focusing on current issues that matter in Vancouver, students have an opportunity to develop innovative solutions that assist The City of Vancouver in reaching its goals. Students cultivate the skills necessary to conduct student led dialogues, public presentations, and to engage in multi-stakeholder processes with policy makers and City of Vancouver staff. The course offers field experiences, on-the-ground training, leadership development, group process, and urban sustainability project management skills.

* Course runs Monday thru Friday, 9:30-3:30, January 6 – April 9.
* 15 credits (DIAL 390, 391, 392).
* Students register through SFU. Course open to students from all participating universities.

For application information, visit our web site www.sfu.ca/SemesterInDialogue or email semester@sfu.ca. More information about CityStudio can be found at www.citystudiovancouver.com.

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