Students Leading Students: an intercultural mentor support program

This project builds on the University of Winnipeg’s Innovation Project, “My Intercultural Journey.” New funds will grow our undergraduate exchange program, with particular focus on underrepresented groups: indigenous, low-income and newcomer students, and those with accessibility needs. We will develop an online exchange alumni network by providing financial stipends to those who share their journey. […]

Estamos: A cohort-based international experiential program

Estamos is a cohort-based international learning program of Canadian Mennonite University which aims to develop intercultural competencies and global citizenship in students through academically rigorous and service-learning frameworks. In the 2022 pilot, a cohort of students will travel to Guatemala for one month. Students will participate in learning tours, Spanish lessons, live independently with local […]

Red River College Interprofessional Skills and Study Abroad (ISSA) in Denmark and Finland

The Interprofessional Skills and Study Abroad project creates opportunities for underrepresented students in RRC’s School of Health Sciences and Community Services and School of Skilled Trades and Technology to broaden their skills, experiences and knowledge while creating new connections specifically in Denmark and Finland. These opportunities will not only enrich and strengthen their global skills […]

My intercultural journey

My intercultural journey allowed UWinnipeg to survey the needs of underrepresented students in exchange programs (Indigenous and Newcomers), implement a mentorship program to promote Exchange (with a focus on underrepresented groups), and to have a staff member trained to help students assess their intercultural competency pre- and post- outbound mobility experience.

Understanding and Addressing Barriers to Participation in International Mobility at the University of Manitoba

Aims to create a baseline understanding of the systemic barriers that prevent underrepresented students from participating in outbound student mobility. This funding provided the University of Manitoba with an opportunity to hire a graduate student researcher for three months to start the process of conducting focus groups, community outreach/consultation and compile reports with initial recommendations […]

International Experiences in Information Technology and Transportation at Red River College

In winter 2021, students from the Business Information Technology Program at RRC in Winnipeg worked on a virtual industry project with students in Computer Engineering from the Federal Institute of Ceara (IFCE) in Brazil. The goal was for the students to gain IT experience in an international context and to further develop their cross-cultural communication […]