Vic International: Pathways to Global Experience

This project aims to facilitate accessible and affordable opportunities for international learning in five Victoria College academic programs. Research staff were hired to survey and interview students, faculty, program coordinators and other administrators. The project reinforced existing supports for international learning with potential partners abroad while researching best practices in outbound mobility. The aim is […]

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, […]

TRU Indigenous Student Mobility Program

Thompson Rivers University’s Indigenous Education and All My Relations (AMR) Research Centre collaborated to expand the Indigenous Cultural Education Exchange (ICEE) to engage international partners in the creation of an international cohort of TRU’s Knowledge Makers Journal program. This program builds on the ICEE 3-week short-term program engaging Indigenous (CAN), Aboriginal (AUS) and Maori (NZ) […]

Bridging Barriers – Virtual Language Learning and Cultural Collaboration

Bridging Barriers designed three components to engage students, instructors, and alumni with virtual experiences for outbound cultural collaborations. The project successfully implemented the following: Virtual Partnership Program – connecting members of the Selkirk Community (internationally and locally) to participate in intercultural exchanges with zoom and iLearn support site . Virtual TESOL Practicums – provided opportunities […]

Building Indigenous Community Relationships to Further Education Abroad – Students Connecting – Students within Indigeneous Communities

The Indigenous Study Abroad Collaborative Framework (ISACF) is a collaboration between Langara College located on the unceded and traditional territory of the Musqueam people, Douglas College located on the unceded and traditional territory of the QayQayt and Kwikwetlem First Nations, and the University of the Fraser Valley located on the unceded territory of the Stó:lō […]

Providing access to international business learning for low-income, rural and remote students

This project increased learning abroad opportunities for Indigenous and other students by developing an innovative form of outbound mobility: inter-professional education (IPE) abroad. This project developed a ready-to-implement mobility opportunity for student teams to learn by supporting the community-based organization, Beyond Hoops Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya. Students from a variety of health related disciplines will […]

Work Integrated Mobility Initiative Colombia

BCIT School of Business and Media has formed a relationship with a partner, Universitaria ITSA in Barranquila, Colombia that will serve as the model for other similar work Integrated Learning and technology transfer mobility programs. Participating BCIT students obtained important skills to function effectively in a global, technological business environment – cross-cultural knowledge and application […]

Indigenous Mobility Foundation Building

This collaborative project by BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships with International entitled “Indigenous Mobility Foundation Building” included an environmental scan of existing Indigenous Student Mobility Programs offered by post-secondary institutions (PSIs) in Canada and abroad, and a literature review of best practices. BCIT also consulted with UVic and TRU, that have programs to gather lessons […]

Ways in Indigenous Leadership

The Ways of Indigenous Leadership and Learning Program is a globally informed partnership between Ara Institute of Canterbury, New Zealand and Camosun College, Victoria, BC, Canada. The program addresses relational, cultural, and strategic elements of Indigenous leadership and seeks to offer a unique set of skills that supports leaders to weave cultural ways of being […]

Exchange partnership with Castro Carazo Universidad, Costa Rica

Partners were keenly focused on the need to help Low income and indigenous or under represented succeed. • Canadore College • Universidad Castro Carazo • Rotary Club of Nipissing • Rotary Club of Cartago We formalized the relationship between our institutions resulting in the development of a microcredential in Cultural Exchange and Entrepreneurship. This microcredential […]