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 […]

Moving Forward: Redefining Campus Accessibility Through Innovative Physical Mobility Solutions

This project aims to offer an inclusive and innovative approach to promoting student physical mobility by designing “high credit value” study abroad programs in which course credit for a single study abroad trip is maximized, thereby addressing two key barriers to participation for historically-underrepresented students: high cost, and delayed time to graduation. The project will […]

Création d’une trousse à outils pour assurer la sécurité des stagiaires : se conformer à la loi !

Les établissements d’enseignement supérieur (EES) du Québec ont maintenant les obligations légales des employeurs envers leurs stagiaires, même à l’international. Cet environnement soulève une problématique de validation : s’assurer qu’un milieu de stage satisfait aux exigences.  Et si les milieux de stage ne répondraient pas aux exigences ?  Plusieurs des opportunités offertes aux étudiantes et étudiants seraient-elles […]

Reducing Institutional and Operational Risks through a Results-Based Management Approach

Risk is focused on the operational level addressing risks associated with students, partners, activities, and destinations. Overlooked risks at the institutional level including legal, reputational, financial, and operational. Post-secondary institutions can face significant legal challenges; negative impacts to their reputation, repatriation, and emergency expenses; and even injury or death to faculty, staff, and students during […]

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 […]

Vers une mobilité inclusive et visible

Le projet “Vers une mobilité inclusive et visible” est un projet de développement promotionnel pour une meilleure visibilité des projets de mobilité au Cégep Marie-Victorin, auprès des populations cibles du programme. Il vise, dans un premier temps, à acquérir une meilleure compréhension des obstacles systémiques à la participation aux projets de mobilité et dans un […]

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 […]

Overcoming Barriers and Increasing Supports in Outbound Mobility

In this project, College of the North Atlantic (CNA) and Durham College will conduct research with stakeholders across the post-secondary sector to share knowledge and best practices to understand how to better engage low income, Indigenous and students with disabilities in outbound mobility experiences. From this research, the two institutions will develop and test new […]

Indigenous COIL/VE Special Topics Framework: A Versatile Framework Interweaving Virtual Collaboration Projects

In this project, North Island College will develop a Indigenous COIL/VE Special Topics Framework. The framework will be a versatile university-transfer course designed to meet academic expectations while providing an institutional framework for virtual exchange collaborations. This framework will interweave Indigenous pedagogies, intercultural perspectives, and land-based approaches with academic expectations that can be adapted to […]

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 […]