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.
The project aims to provide opportunities outside the standard semester exchange programs. By using existing curricula and more than 50 international partners to leverage their knowledge base, the University of Lethbridge is creating new programming to encourage all students that student-initiated opportunities are possible and can be created specifically to meet their needs. Activities will […]
Understanding barriers and demands for study/work abroad programs of low-income students, students with disabilities and indigenous students
To increase participation of underrepresented students in international learning opportunities, and test new approaches to reduce barriers to study/work abroad University of Lethbridge conducted a survey and formed focus groups to investigate these barriers and demand for study/work abroad opportunities for students with low income, students with disabilities, and Indigenous students.