International Service and Leadership: Accessible Work Integrated Learning for Health and Human Service students

Selkirk College and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, BC’s indigenous college, will collaborate to provide an international opportunity to students in Health and Human Services programs who would otherwise face significant barriers in participating in an international component of their program. Selkirk and NVIT will work with the Women’s Resource Outreach Center in Jamaica […]

Watchful Eyes and Student Mobility: Widening student access to international education through faculty-led programs abroad

“Experience the world under the watchful eyes of a faculty member,” is Seneca’s slogan for faculty-led programs abroad (FLPA). This model of outbound mobility has demonstrated success at significantly increasing the number of Seneca students who gain international experiences. To continue on this positive trajectory, Seneca will expand the number of FLPAs, and target student […]

Northern Lights College International Placements Program

The Northern Lights College (NLC) International Placements Program will provide 24 students with an opportunity to complete their practicum requirement through an international placement in countries such as Kenya, Japan, Chile, Brazil, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago. The project expects to draw 50% of NLC participants from the program’s target groups. Students from the Social […]

Reimaging student mobility: Towards a more inclusive, holistic, and sustainable model across disciplines

This project offers a holistic and inclusive approach to student mobility through combining virtual and physical models with comprehensive intercultural education. The main goal is cultivating a sense of global connections through expanding mobility access across disciplines and increasing student participation, especially target groups. Following inspiring outcomes of two COIL pilots in W2021, Sheridan proposes […]

Global Employability Skills – Applied Learning Projects

NSCC provides international learning opportunities for students and employees through a variety of applied learning experiential projects in several non-traditional mobility countries around the world. All projects focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and employability skills and provide inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all. Students gain valuable global employability skills through hands-on learning projects related to […]

Global Thinking, Global Access 2021-2025: Study Abroad Equity Program

Global Thinking, Global Access is a transformational four-year project providing underserved students with the financial and institutional supports to participate in global learning opportunities. The program builds on existing programing and international partnerships to: Increase access and participation in program-specific study tours, semester exchanges and international internships by removing financial barriers. Develop dedicated resources supporting […]

Global Employability Skills – International Summer Schools

NSCC provides international learning opportunities for students and employees through a variety of international summer schools with partner institutions in several non-traditional mobility countries around the world. All of these programs are focused on developing important global employability skills and provide inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all. Students not only learn within the “walls” […]

Infusing Intercultural Competence Development into Faculty-Led International Courses

St. Lawrence College’s Global Engagement Strategy calls for enriched intercultural learning experiences. Faculty-led courses to international locations are exceptional opportunities to advance this objective while reinforcing global citizenship. Building on the success in the past, SLC will expand offerings to more students from underrepresented groups. Up to 72 students in three courses will benefit from […]

International Experiences for Portage College Students

Portage College is a rural Alberta college with greater than 45% Indigenous students. Large steps have been taken in 2020-2021 to develop an International Strategy, that will include virtual and physical international experiences and will be approved by our BOG. Portage was successful in acquiring the Outbound Mobility Grant and this funding was used to […]

Spring Session in Ukraine

Spring Session in Ukraine is a hybrid field school/term-abroad program to be offered annually in May through June in partnership with Ternopil Pedagogical University in Ukraine. The program’s primary objective is to give Canadian university students the opportunity to develop intercultural capacity and Ukrainian language skills through a curated six-week education abroad experience. Through a […]