This mobility project aims to address the challenges of a quickly changing, pluralistic, and globalized society through a one-week international mobility program to the UAE. This program will impact several domains of students’ life such as personality development, identity, intercultural competencies, self-efficacy, academic development, and professional opportunities.
Impress employers by gaining cross-cultural skills and building global relationships in a group setting – travel with faculty and fellow students to non-traditional countries
Our objective is to provide students with unique international experiences involving faculty and partners in non-traditional countries. Studying abroad can be overwhelming, especially post covid – being in a group setting will help overcome the challenges. An experienced chaperone can help students in adapting to new situations while working on cultural competencies and employability.
Taught and Term Abroad programs provide more students with the ability to travel safely in groups and for shorter lengths of time. This innovative new project aligns with several USask signature research areas: Water; Communities and Sustainability; and Agriculture, Energy, and Mineral Resources. This project also incorporates issues of Indigenous cultures, sustainable development, equity, social […]
Students are powerful change agents. Through lenses of intercultural effectiveness, competency development and advancing the SDGs; students who are Indigenous, have disability needs or face barriers of low-income will undertake transformational International Work-Integrated Learning (iWIL), student exchanges, Global Experience Certificate (GEC) activities, and embedded field course experiences via established and new international exchanges, partner social […]
Through this innovative centralized initiative, up to 100 under-represented UM students will participate in physical outbound mobility, engaging in experiential learning opportunities abroad, acquiring intercultural skills and gaining global perspectives. Prior to travelling, UM will offer customized wrap-around and financial supports to target groups, leveraging existing programs, investments, and partnerships both within UM and abroad. Depending […]
A Multi-Disciplinary Partnership Between Athabasca University and Relationships Inspiring Social Enterprise (RISE) in the Training of Architecture, Heritage Resources Management and Computer Science. The Study Abroad in Lesotho program is an international and intersectoral suite of training activities scheduled to run from February 2023 to March 2025. It includes a partnership between Athabasca University and […]
Advancing Equitable Access and Integrating the UN SDGs to Enhance the Impact of Global Learning Programs
This project aims to mobilize students of all disciplines, to expand their knowledge of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and learn about the global issues and challenges we face today to innovate and create solutions for tomorrow. Initiatives include creating a new award with priority to equity-deserving students to non-traditional destinations to engage […]
Leveraging a Canadian Advantage in Asia: Strategic Expansion of the Canada-Japan Co-operative Education Program
Established in 1991, the Canada Japan Co-op Program (CJCP) has sent more than 1,200 (mostly STEM) students to Japan for work terms; the Program is comprised of a consortium of Canadian colleges and universities, with the Program office housed at UBC. The university seeks to diversify the students who participate, ultimately strengthening Canada’s future workforce […]
Promote student mobility abroad by better understanding the obstacles and setting up innovative projects
This project will provide a global overview of the existing offer and the state of outgoing mobility, as well as pointing the way for development, enabling us to better understand, organize and develop the offer of mobility abroad, while taking into account the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion. The project is divided into various […]
This project will assist faculty members in creating, facilitating, managing and assessing taught abroad programs. This program will be available to support faculty and provide training on course creation, risk management, student well-being, ethical engagements and logistics. These tools will help faculties develop and build on their ideas to create programs to give students an […]