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“A Once in a Lifetime Experience”— STUdents reflect on Experiential Learning Trip to Costa Rica

Campus News
Twelve STUdents spent their fall reading week learning about sustainability, human rights, and community service in Costa Rica. During the experiential learning trip, the group participated in a variety of community-led projects while being immersed in a different culture. Through hands-on experience, these STUdents broadened their perspectives, intercultural sensitivity, and global understanding of real-world issues.

A Rewarding experience at ACE!

Campus News, International News
The Africa Centre for Evidence (ACE) hosted Mahnoor Malik, the first student from McMaster Forum to travel abroad through their Global Skills Opportunity program. Mahnoor shares her experience of working with the ACE team and exploring South Africa.

Mount Allison Global Skills Opportunity programs see four international field schools for 2023

Campus News
The university will be holding field schools in Belize, the Galapagos Islands, Japan, and Netherlands, available to students in a variety of disciplines.

Canada: GSO program hitting diversity targets

International News
The first cohort of Canada’s new outbound mobility program, the Global Skills Opportunity, has included a higher proportion of underrepresented students than organizers had hoped for when the program launched.

Humber College students and faculty gain a global perspective at KEA Charrette in Denmark

Campus News
Humber College students and faculty recently travelled to Denmark for an international design week where they were joined by their peers, community members and professionals from around the world to develop innovative solutions to complex issues.

Learning sustainability through an international experience with an Indigenous lens

Twelve students from Algoma University's Sustainable Indigenous, Rural and Community Development course attended Slow Food International’s Terra Madre event in Turin, Italy as part of an international learning experience funded by GSO.