RDC Abroad – Experiential Learning in International Settings

This project will create opportunities for Red Deer Polytechnic learners within the Practical Nursing Diploma and the Bachelor of Sciences, Biology programs to engage in transformative experiential learning in international settings. Through these outbound experiences, participants will develop a sense of global citizenship, social responsibility, and intercultural competence. In the Practical Nursing program, participants will […]

Developing Conservation Competencies in Namibia – the Cheetah Ecosystem (2021-2025)

Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) is an internationally recognized center for conservation of cheetahs and their ecosystems located in Namibia, Africa. One of the greatest threats to cheetah is human wildlife conflict since 90 percent of the world’s cheetah live outside protected areas. Vanier College students will learn to create a sustainable space; a world in […]

Red River College Interprofessional Skills and Study Abroad (ISSA) in Denmark and Finland

The Interprofessional Skills and Study Abroad project creates opportunities for underrepresented students in RRC’s School of Health Sciences and Community Services and School of Skilled Trades and Technology to broaden their skills, experiences and knowledge while creating new connections specifically in Denmark and Finland. These opportunities will not only enrich and strengthen their global skills […]

Go Where Eagles Dare! International Work and Study Opportunities for Indigenous Students

Providing Indigenous students with International work and study opportunities ensures student success through innovative programming, and enriches Canada’s post secondary sector and economy with Indigenous perspectives and global partnerships. In Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies’ (SIIT’s) proposed project, (36) students from diverse academic areas will have the opportunity to prepare for and engage in domestic […]

Improving International Outbound Mobility Opportunities for Indigenous and Low-income Students

With post-secondary institutions utilizing global learning experiences to develop intercultural competence, it is imperative that all students have access to such programming. Indigenous students make up 19% and 38% of Sask Polytech’s and Parkland College’s student population respectively. However, their participation in international mobility programming does not positively correlate to their representation on campus. This […]

International Mobility Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurs – (IMSIENT)

I’M SIENT (“International Mobility Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurs”) will provide Sault College’s Indigenous Students and Faculty an outbound international opportunity to i) enhance technical and analytical skills in partnership with Universidad Polytechnic Yucatan (UPY), ii) apply knowledge in a practical “real life” ecosystem with UPY Indigenous Students and Indigenous Entrepreneurs in Yucatan region, iii) share Indigenous […]

Improving Energy Access in Remote Communities in Peru with Off-Grid Solar

Students learn intercultural competencies and global skills through a 15-week course involving virtual mobility experiences, culminating in an immersive 11-day physical mobility experience working on a clean energy project in a rural, off-grid community in Peru. During the classroom/virtual mobility experience, students strengthen intercultural competencies, perform international project planning, and learn about Peruvian language and […]

snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College Global Skills Development Project is poised to pivot campus culture by offering three supported pathways to increase global skills development in the targeted student populations and the wider student community by offering virtual and physical mobility options for students building transferable work skills and intercultural competence.

Langara College will increase equity, access, and support for students obtaining an international educational experience through Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning-Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE), both virtual and physical working integrated learning (WIL), and Global co-op. Available to all students, however, funds will prioritize resources to support low-income, Indigenous, and students with disabilities. Building on knowledge gained through […]

Building Global Competencies for Students in the Blue Economy

A key component of Marine Institute’s Internationalization Strategy is creating innovative globalized learning opportunities for all MI students. A central mechanism supporting its students’ success in their academic journey is to prepare them better to succeed in a diverse and a more interconnected globalized work environment. Through GSO funding MI will enhance students’ global competencies, […]