Changing the Culture of Outbound Mobility with a First Experience Abroad (FEA)

Incorporating international opportunities into an academic program is a life-changing experience. Students gain highly valued skills/competencies, enhance language skills, develop professional networks, and increase employability. New Brunswick students are unique. Approximately 50% of University of New Brunswick students are first-generation university from low-income or Indigenous families with unexplored cross-cultural skills due to limited travel experience. […]

Equity by Design – Expanding access to the outward mobility experience through the application of UDL practices and principles

Mount Allison University is seeking to develop a triad of faculty-led, for-credit field schools with partner universities in Ecuador (Universidad de San Fransisco de Quito), the Netherlands (Utrecht University) and South Korea (Ewha Womans University). Applying the principles of Universal Design for Learning at every stage of design and implementation, the programs will eliminate barriers […]

International Experiential Learning Program

The new International Experiential Learning Program at St. Thomas University is an opportunity for students to participate in short- and medium-term international experiences to complement their studies and enhance their personal and professional development. This new program will allow St. Thomas to remove financial and support barriers for students to access global opportunities, and will […]

Bridge the Ocean

Bridge the Ocean (BTO) will increase global student mobility by building partnerships with European partner countries and Canada to provide students the opportunity to participate in learning, teaching, and training activities abroad in the fields of Hospitality and Green Construction. This project supports the New International Education Strategy launched in Canada in 2019 to promote […]

Increasing International Mobility in Atlantic Canada: Reducing Barriers/Enhancing Capacity to Deliver Programs

This project seek to understand and address barriers to outbound mobility activities for students, particularly the target groups. This project focused on 3 main goals: 1) establish a baseline of outbound mobility programs in Atlantic Canada by identifying available resources, individual best practices, common barriers facing Mobility Professionals, institutional strengths, and areas for resource sharing […]

Virtual laboratory for learning languages and cultures

The virtual laboratory for learning languages and cultures consists of pairing Université de Moncton students enrolled in Spanish II and IV courses in the winter 2021 session with students from Spanish-speaking partner universities in Mexico and Spain who are enrolled in French courses. The project objective is to enable students at participating institutions to communicate […]

St. Thomas Outbound Mobility Infrastructure

St. Thomas University has engaged consultants and experts to provide capacity building support through the enhancement of our outbound mobility infrastructure. The three main areas of work included: (1) Increase student mobility capacity by developing student pre-departure and re-entry programming; (2) Increase institutional capacity by developing and testing risk management framework and resources for students, […]

Building a Pilot Intercultural Training and Assessment Module to be completed throughout the International Mobility Experience

This project focused on developing a governance document that formalize risk tolerance for running international programs and a responsive intercultural training/ assessment module for students who participate in a mobility experience. This project was developed in two folds starting with working with Aléas to lay the foundation for developing both an institutional risk management and […]