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Algoma University students can spend a month in Fiji

Campus News
The school's director of international affairs says this will be an exciting opportunity that has the potential to be life-changing for participants

Thailand field school a transformative experience

Campus News
In May, 10 UVic students embarked on a two-and-a-half-week field school in Thailand where they learned about issues of development, environment and community resilience.

CapU Student Learns how to Offset Carbon Footprint During Immersive Field School Experience in Northern Vietnam

Campus News
This past April, through a CapU field school, Anika had the chance to see a part of the world she had never been to before – Northern Vietnam.

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Strengthening Canada’s Global Skills: Our submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-budget Consultations in Advance of Budget 2024

The program has equipped a new generation of students, from all backgrounds, with global skills necessary to meet Canada’s ever evolving labour market needs. It is now time to make the program a permanent part of Canada’s skills strategy and approach to international education.

Louisane LeBlanc: If the Global Skills Opportunity pilot ends, Canadians with disabilities will miss out


Seventy new GSO projects to support hundreds of students’ global work and study experiences

With funding from Economic and Social Development Canada, the new GSO projects will allow hundreds more Canadian students to gain invaluable global skills through international work and study experiences in countries around the world.

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Pendant leur semaine de relâche de l’hiver dernier, 18 étudiants de la @UWindsor ont participé à la fabrication et à la distribution de filtres à eau aux communautés n’ayant pas accès à l’eau potable.

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Last winter, 18 @UWindsor students spent their reading week assisting in the construction and distribution of water filters to communities lacking access.

The program is made possible through the Go Global STEPS program funded by #GlobalSkillsCA.


Lisez cette histoire de réussite inspirante sur la façon dont l’Expérience compétences mondiales (@GSO_ECM) au @RRC Polytech aide les étudiant·e·s et les instructeur·rice·s à penser de manière globale. ►

@EDSC_GC @univcan @damyot #ECM

Read this inspiring success story of how the Global Skills Opportunity (@GSO_ECM) at @RRC Polytech is helping students and instructors think globally. ►

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