Student Engaged Learning and Support in Outbound Mobility

This project supported the development and integration of student access to international learning opportunities, risk management practices, including pre-departure training and post-experience support, for students participating in international mobility programs at Western and its Affiliated University Colleges. Key outcomes focused on the development and enhancement of robust wraparound supports for student safety prior to, during, […]

Strengthening the security component of outbound mobility projects

The project objective was to establish a structuring framework for outbound mobility, as there was previously no institutional document on this subject. The security of mobility projects was managed using established practices. UQAC worked to develop institutional documents that meet best practices, thereby reinforcing stakeholders’ skills and responsibilities.

Creation of a predeparture training in preparation for international mobility

This project seeks to develop and provide pre-departure training to prepare students for the risks and realities of international mobility. At UQAR, there was previously no pre-departure training to prepare students for international mobility. In preparation for the resumption of international mobility in 2021, and to meet the objectives of Canada’s new International Education Strategy, […]

Mobilizing the university community to increase international mobility

The project focuses on resolving systemic obstacles to mobility from 3 distinct angles: 1) training a group of “force multipliers” in intercultural skills to act as channels of influence and openness to the international community in their interactions with colleagues and students; 2) training trainers with a mission to facilitate intercultural development throughout our university […]

Strengthening Risk Management for Education Abroad Activities at StFX

St. Francis Xavier University, in collaboration with Aleas, are working together to strengthen the policies, processes, and institutional understanding of risk management for education abroad activities. Beginning with a top down approach of reviewing governance documents, to developing resources for students and faculty participating in education abroad activities that mitigate risk, to organizing an effective […]

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, […]

Gestion des risques liés à la mobilité internationale

Seek to improve its practices to protect the health and safety of members by strengthening its strategy to manage the risks associated with international mobility. This project aims to adopt and test approaches to properly prepare students to make the transition to physical mobility and to identify possible options for program improvement.

Building a Pilot Intercultural Training and Assessment Module to be completed throughout the International Mobility Experience

This project focused on developing a governance document that formalize risk tolerance for running international programs and a responsive intercultural training/ assessment module for students who participate in a mobility experience. This project was developed in two folds starting with working with Aléas to lay the foundation for developing both an institutional risk management and […]

Fanshawe College Org. Assessment for Risk Management of International Learning Activities

In this project Fanshawe College conducted a rigorous assessment of the current risk management and safety practice related to international learning and mobility opportunities offered to students, faculty, and staff. Fanshawe partnered with Aléas, a Canadian international mobility risk management consultant firm, to conduct this assessment. The assessment established a clear outline of the practices […]

Risk Management Toolkit for CICan Members

This project is the first step toward the establishment of sector-wide tools and resources to expand the education abroad capabilities of CICan members, while mitigating risk. The project began with conducting Canada’s first baseline study of risk management practices for education abroad, informed by a sample group of 17 CICan member institutions. Results of this […]