Aging Globally: Building Global Skills by Studying Health and Aging in Scandinavia

The overarching objective of this project is to increase the number and diversity of Health Studies and cross-disciplinary students studying and working internationally. International collaborators include higher education institutions and community partners in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland, all non-traditional destinations with arguably the best healthcare systems in the world. Four activities for building global […]

Achieving Equity and Global EDI-D-I Competence in the Canadian Health Sector Workforce

One hundred underrepresented Canadian students undertaking courses in the health professions at Western University and University of Manitoba will be equipped with Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Decolonization and Indigeneity (EDI-D-I) knowledge and skills, to prepare them for frontline work in Africa (or in similar global settings) as well as in Canada. The project will create sustainable […]

Supporting students who are Indigenous, disabled, and low income in global engagement experiences: Inclusion by diversifying approaches, design, and destinations.

This project will increase the participation of target student groups in international education by designing diverse targeted programs along with promotions, procedures and wraparound supports. The project goes beyond an equity approach and ensures students feel a sense of belonging by their participation in the research and design. To provide more non-traditional destination options, Laurier […]

Go Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Action Student Challenge

The Go Global Sustainable Development Goals in Action Student Challenge will empower York students and their peers around the world to take action towards the achievement of SDGs with a global lens. Through facilitated discussions, workshops and immersive abroad opportunities, York University students will develop global competencies, leadership, digital fluency and project management skills necessary […]

Crossing Borders: Using the Power of Place to Build Connections

The Crossing Borders: Using the Power of Place to Build Connections project at Vancouver Island University will use place-based learning as an innovative approach to international mobility that explores the many ways in which we understand identity and who we are in differences places and spaces. Through international field schools, exchanges and internships, VIU students […]

Vic International: Work-Integrated Learning Abroad

“Vic International: Work-Integrated Learning Abroad” expands access to international internships in non-traditional countries and for students in underrepresented groups. To diversify destination countries, Victoria University will build on its existing work-integrated learning courses and partners: the Cross Cultural College (Japan); the Education & Society Internship (China and South Korea); and a new Material Culture & […]

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Leaders: Outbound student experiential learning opportunities in agriculture and horticulture

Our program will increase the capacity of outbound Canadian undergraduate students trained through experiential, engaged learning in agriculture and horticulture. Through collaborative learning projects using virtual and physical (short, medium, long term) mobility approaches, students will gain important knowledge and skills in these faculty-guided degree credited courses. The projects build on our existing successful collaborations […]

Global Indigenous Skills: Ways of Knowing, Ways of Doing, Ways of Connecting, Ways of Being

University of Calgary is investing in global skills for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, cultivating leadership, identity awareness and global networks related to Indigenous ways of knowing, doing, connecting and being. The project leverages Canada’s only International Indigenous Studies program, UCalgary Writing Symbols Lodge’s Youth Leadership programming and the ii’taa’poh’to’p Strategic Plan. Partnering with University of […]

Building Global Competencies

UFV’s “Building Global Competencies” project aims to equip students with the necessary skills and applied experiences to engage richly with the global world, while simultaneously acquiring invaluable cross-cultural communication and hands-on opportunities to learn from diverse cultures and settings. Further, the Project will address inequality and advocate for student representation from those with Indigenous backgrounds, […]