Closing the Employer Gap on Global Skills Gained through Mobility

International mobility for students is expected to build the employability skills deemed vital for success in the workforce. To build a concrete evidence base to prove that a study abroad experience does help students get jobs, the employer voice needs to be included. This project will do a national scan of key employers, to gain […]

Spring Abroad: Global learning for a pluralistic society

This project aims to equip Saint Mary’s University students with intercultural knowledge, skills and understanding through physical and virtual global opportunities in 16 countries. These experiential learning activities instill in participants genuine interest and curiosity to become life-long learners and contributors of pluralistic values in their local and global communities. Through preparation and active reflection, […]

Nation to Nation: Building Indigenous Knowledge Across International Borders

In its first effort to work collaboratively on an education abroad activity, member institutions of the Maple League mount an opportunity for Indigenous students to participate in an international experience together. The international offices of Acadia University, Bishop’s University, Mount Allison University and St. Francis Xavier University work together to initiate a short-term study abroad […]

International Field Courses for African Nova Scotian Global Leaders

Dalhousie University will provide international field courses in Ghana — a non-traditional destination — and the USA, focusing on delivering culturally appropriate mobility experiences for African Nova Scotian students. In partnership with the University of Ghana, Youth Bridge Foundation (a Ghanaian foundation committed to bridging gaps for positive youth development) and selected Historically Black Colleges […]

Using student exchange opportunities to build twin-city post-industrial revitalization efforts in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and the city of Walbrzych, Poland

Cape Breton University deepens the ties to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality’s (CBRM) Partner City, Walbrzych, Poland, by taking advantage of our student exchange agreement with the Angelus Silesius University of Applied Sciences and sending CBU students on summer exchanges to Walbrzych. Students progress their academic program in Political Science/Public Administration at CBU, gain valuable […]

Four Directions to Mobility Access Pathway (MAP) Programming

This wholistic ‘four directions’ project reflects Mi’kmaq tradition to directly strengthen academic programming for indigenous, low-income, and students requiring greater accommodations or accessibility as part of an innovative global Mobility & Access Pathway (MAP) Program. The first direction focuses on innovative wrap around supports improving accessibility, the second direction provides for virtual mobility experience through […]

Skills for Global Innovators

The ‘Skills for Global Innovators’ project uses an endogenous concept of collaboration that connects the Agricultural Campus to its environs through credit, certificate and microcredit course offerings inclusive of an International Learning Experience (ILE) for two historically marginalized communities in Nova Scotia – Mi’kmaq and Black/African Nova Scotians (ANS). It engages internal and external partners, […]

International Field Courses for Indigenous and Black Student Global Leaders

Dalhousie University provides international field courses in non-traditional destinations (Colombia, New Zealand), focusing on delivering culturally appropriate mobility experiences for Indigenous, Black and African Nova Scotian students. Our partner institutions are the Universidad Catolica de Manizale, Colombia and Te Herenga Wake-Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. The project creates online and in-person international learning experiences, […]

Global Employability Skills – Applied Learning Projects

NSCC provides international learning opportunities for students and employees through a variety of applied learning experiential projects in several non-traditional mobility countries around the world. All projects focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and employability skills and provide inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all. Students gain valuable global employability skills through hands-on learning projects related to […]

Global Employability Skills – International Summer Schools

NSCC provides international learning opportunities for students and employees through a variety of international summer schools with partner institutions in several non-traditional mobility countries around the world. All of these programs are focused on developing important global employability skills and provide inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all. Students not only learn within the “walls” […]