Overcoming Barriers and Increasing Supports in Outbound Mobility

In this project, College of the North Atlantic (CNA) and Durham College will conduct research with stakeholders across the post-secondary sector to share knowledge and best practices to understand how to better engage low income, Indigenous and students with disabilities in outbound mobility experiences. From this research, the two institutions will develop and test new […]

Increasing Access and Equity for Outbound Mobility

This project supports increased access to the benefits of GSO by developing an online tool to maximize the career and global skills students obtain through the GSO program.  The project also demonstrates a model that enhances physical mobility by building collaboration with partner institutions before and after travel, and increases access for students unable to […]

Minding the GAP: Increasing International Travel Equity and Access for Canadian Students

Memorial University of Newfoundland creates a needs-based, equitable scholarship program for study abroad which prioritizes students who are low income, Indigenous and have accessibility needs. A Global Ambassadors Program fully realizes the transformational experience that international learning abroad can provide, including access to the latest safety and support tools available. MUN creates a “Launchpad” experience […]

Building Global Competencies for Students in the Blue Economy

A key component of Marine Institute’s Internationalization Strategy is creating innovative globalized learning opportunities for all MI students. A central mechanism supporting its students’ success in their academic journey is to prepare them better to succeed in a diverse and a more interconnected globalized work environment. Through GSO funding MI enhance students’ global competencies, both […]

Study Abroad with International Partners: CNA-Q and CNA-NL

In phase one of the CNA-Q/CNA-NL Student Outbound Mobility Project, the steering committee focused on laying the groundwork for a partial semester or full-semester abroad through study or work in Doha, Qatar. Phase 2 would build on these successes by developing a number of in-house products to recruit, provide wrap-around supports and debrief students. Finally, […]

Preparing Students for the Global Blue Economy through Collaborative Innovation in Ocean Technology  

Under this project, students in Marine Institute’s (MI) Ocean Technology programs (ROVs, Underwater Vehicles, Ocean Mapping) works virtually but closely with BCC students studying mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering. The project will test innovative approaches to reduce barriers to study and work abroad for Canadian students. It provides students with extensive opportunity for experiential learning, […]

Enhancing pan-university collaboration and inclusion to support learning abroad activities to non-traditional locales amongst underserved populations

Memorial University of Newfoundland created a pan-university resource hub built upon primary research conducted with the key demographics specified in the Outbound Student Mobility Pilot Program. The resource hub address barriers to accessing learning abroad opportunities, enhance the value proposition of learning abroad initiatives, and as well as increase mobility collaboration, knowledge sharing, and best […]

Study Abroad with International Partners: CNA-Q and CNA-NL

In phase one of the CNA-Q/CNA-NL Student Outbound Mobility Project, the steering committee focused on laying the groundwork for a semester abroad through studying or work terms in Doha, Qatar. This would be a student focused program opportunity where recruits would be able to avail of common programming and curriculum between the two institutions. In […]

Building Essential Skills and Best Practices:Guyana-CNA Furniture Making & Cabinetmaking Project

This project promotes peer-to-peer, faculty led cross-cultural learning and humanitarian support. Students in both College of the North Atlantic (Canada) and Government Technical Institute (Guyana) will work together to establish a learner community vis-a-vis industrial trades by sharing their project work, skills, and cultural diversity through a virtual platform. As part of the initial phase, […]