Explore the work of ACE and Co-operative Education in BC / Yukon through our blog. Here you will find inspirational stories from students, profiles of all our award winners, and wisdom from the wonderful humans that contribute to the vision of ACE.

Events & Announcements
Industry News: Student Work Integrated Learning Program
The Student Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) is an initiative of the Federal Government through Employment and Skills Development Canada (ESDC). This four-year project intends to distribute 73 million dollars in funding to support co-op placements in STEM and Business, through offering wage subsidies to employers that hire co-op students.…
Award Winners , Success Stories
Paul's Co-op Success Story
Paul Kim is a biochemistry student at the University of Victoria. Passionate about science, he is committed to utilizing his education to have a far reaching, positive impact in healthcare and medicine. During two Co-op terms, Paul has met world leaders in his field, completed innovative research, and witnessed scientific…
Where are they now?
Where are They Now? Almira Bardai

Almira’s road to success was one paved with right choices, hard work and the decision to complete two different eight-month Co-op terms whilst completing her degree at Simon Fraser – a decision that Almira now cites as the major stimulus for her exciting career.

Award Winners
2016 ACE Outstanding Contribution Award

We are delighted to award the 2016 ACE Outstanding Contribution Award to long term advocate and contributor to the Co-op profession, Cynthia Maclean of BCIT. A practitioner for the last 25 years, Cynthia has been a member of the ACCE for 10 years and from 2014-2016 was the Chair of the council and served on the ACE Board.

Award Winners
2016-17 Industry Partner of the Year

The Association for Co-operative Education BC / Yukon is pleased to announce the recipient of the Industry Partner of the Year Award for 2016: Parks Canada

Humans of ACE
Meet Hannah Yao

Hannah Yao has worked in a variety of student services roles on both the west and east coast of Canada and is dedicated to seeing students succeed in both academic and professional realms.

Events & Announcements
Co-op Week 2017

Across Canada, organizations involved with Co-operative education celebrate in March each year in recognition of the important contributions that work integrated learning makes to our country’s students, employers, and economy.

Award Winners
Announcing ACE 2016 Co-op Student of the Year Winners

These awards recognize a BC / Yukon Co-op student who demonstrates an outstanding level of achievement in their co-op work placement.

Co-op Wisdom Series
Co-op Wisdom from Paulette Johnston

In this series, ACE bloggers will be interviewing various practitioners who have served the Co-op profession for many years and asking them to share their wisdom!

Events & Announcements , Uncategorised
Celebrating 25 Years of ACE

To kick off our ACE 25 year celebration, we have a new series dedicated to celebrating the historic changes ACE has gone through since it’s establishment

Events & Announcements
ACE 25th Anniversary Contest

A new question will be sent out to all ACE members every month. A winner will be randomly selected every month from those who have responded with the correct answer.

Award Winners , Success Stories
Gavin's Co-op Success Story

Learn more about 2016 ACE Co-op of the Year for the College category, Gavin Poole.