Mobility and Access – Virtual Study Abroad for Health and Human Service Students with Barriers

Selkirk College and NVIT Indigenous, low-income and students with disabilities in the Health and Human Service students participated in a virtual study abroad experience with our overseas partners. Nursing, Rural Pre Medical and Access to Practical Nursing students worked alongside nursing faculty at a medical center in Uganda. Social Service Worker students participated in a gender-based violence prevention project with the same partner. Early Child Care Education and Education Assistant students worked with our partner in Jamaica, WROC, assisting children and youth studying online due to COVID-19 by helping with home work, and creating virtual literacy workshops, games and exercises.

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