Business Approaches for Emerging 21st Century Issues

This mobility project addresses the challenges of a quickly changing, pluralistic, and globalized society through a one-week international mobility program to the UAE. This program impacts several domains of students’ life such as personality development, identity, intercultural competencies, self-efficacy, academic development, and professional opportunities.

Impress employers by gaining cross-cultural skills and building global relationships in a group setting – travel with faculty and fellow students to non-traditional countries

Our objective is to provide students with unique international experiences involving faculty and partners in non-traditional countries. Studying abroad can be overwhelming, especially post covid – being in a group setting will help overcome the challenges. An experienced chaperone can help students in adapting to new situations while working on cultural competencies and employability. 

Exploring Culture, History, and Local Water Security in Costa Rica and the Yucatán

Taught and Term Abroad programs provide more students with the ability to travel safely in groups and for shorter lengths of time. This innovative new project aligns with several USask signature research areas: Water; Communities and Sustainability; and Agriculture, Energy, and Mineral Resources.  This project also incorporates issues of Indigenous cultures, sustainable development, equity, social […]

Waterloo and the World

Students are powerful change agents. Through lenses of intercultural effectiveness, competency development and advancing the SDGs; students who are Indigenous, have disability needs or face barriers of low-income will undertake transformational International Work-Integrated Learning (iWIL), student exchanges, Global Experience Certificate (GEC) activities, and embedded field course experiences via established and new international exchanges, partner social […]

Intercultural Leadership: From Awareness to Action

Through this innovative centralized initiative, up to 100 under-represented UM students participate in physical outbound mobility, engaging in experiential learning opportunities abroad, acquiring intercultural skills and gaining global perspectives. Prior to travelling, UM offers customized wrap-around and financial supports to target groups, leveraging existing programs, investments, and partnerships both within UM and abroad. Depending on the […]

Study Abroad in Lesotho

A Multi-Disciplinary Partnership Between Athabasca University and Relationships Inspiring Social Enterprise (RISE) in the Training of Architecture, Heritage Resources Management and Computer Science.  The Study Abroad in Lesotho program is an international and intersectoral suite of training activities scheduled to running from February 2023 to March 2025. It includes a partnership between Athabasca University and […]

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 […]