Holistic Support for Student Outbound Mobility Journey

This project will develop innovative and inclusive modules and resources to support students of all backgrounds and abilities throughout their outbound mobility journey. Student mobility supports in Canada overwhelmingly focus on pre-departure. This project fills this gap by placing equal emphasis on supports available to students during their time abroad and upon re-entry. Centered on […]

A Small College Strategy to Scale-up Study Abroad

This project leverages Innovation Fund and GSO learning to enable small colleges to scale-up learning abroad. Through the project, College of the Rockies will formalize COIL as a sustainable internationalization option and on-ramp to physical mobility. The college will work to address the small-college-challenge of scale by developing a course and opportunity abroad that will […]

Experiential Outbound Opportunity in Support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals

The project seeks to identify SDG-enabling infrastructure requirements within two Indigenous communities in the host country. Once built, the infrastructure will remain in place, providing lasting benefit to the community. Examples of short-term infrastructure projects that could be considered might include installation of water pumping infrastructure, sanitation infrastructure or electricity infrastructure. The project’s aim is […]

Indigenous Horizons: Exploring Indigenous Student Learning and Engagement through a Virtual Reality Mobility Experience

Building on the key findings and recommendations of CICan’s Innovation Fund Report (2020-2021), the goal of this project is to develop a culturally appropriate and digitally innovative virtual learning and mobility experience for Indigenous students to use as a case study in understanding the efficacy of the experiences in reducing barriers, increasing cultural competence, digital […]