Stay up to date on all things GSO! Big things are happening in international student mobility, so be sure to check back regularly for updates on GSO projects, as well as international education initiatives across Canada. The filter tool allows you to search content by institution type, province and theme.

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Building Indigenous Knowledge

Campus News
This May, Acadia University student Valerie Campbell will be joining 11 other students from the Maple League of Universities (Acadia, Mount Allison, Bishop’s, and St. Francis Xavier) for a two-week study abroad experience in Belize. This Global Skills Opportunity program aims to remove barriers for Indigenous students and build Indigenous knowledge internationally by sharing their experiences and learning from Indigenous communities abroad.

From NB to Finland: Experiential learning on a global scale

Campus News
First-year NBCC Culinary Arts Management student Sarah Marshall never imagined her post-secondary education would take her to Finland, but thanks to Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, and Global Skills Opportunity, the Government of Canada’s Outbound Student Mobility Pilot Program, she and three of her classmates are headed there next month.

Sheridan wraps up successful first year of Global Skills Opportunity

Campus News
Sheridan is proud to celebrate the successful first year of its Global Skills Opportunity initiative. Sheridan’s GSO project is led by its Centre for Global Education and Internationalization (CGEI), in collaboration with numerous Faculties and departments across the college.

$1M federal funding increases accessibility for UVic students going abroad

Campus News
Thanks to federal funding of $1 million through the new national “Global Skills Opportunity” (GSO) Outbound Student Mobility Pilot Program, 120 UVic undergraduate students will be able to embark on life-changing international experiences.

U of G Students, Faculty Head to Sweden to Learn About Lands, Culture of Sámi

Campus News
A group of University of Guelph Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty and staff will spend the month learning about the Sámi’s land-based practices and how they are working to revive their culture.

Student research mobility: a little support goes a long way

Community News
Research mobility makes for better science; it builds and shares capacity.