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 […]

Mobilisation commune de la formation générale pour démocratiser les parcours de mobilité international

Ce projet unit le Cégep de Chicoutimi et le Cégep de Jonquière, par la mise en chantier d’un projet de mobilité inclusif porté par les disciplines de la formation générale. L’objectif étant de démocratiser l’accès à la mobilité internationale pour toutes les clientèles des établissements, sans égard au programme d’étude choisi par l’étudiant. Le présent projet […]

Closing the Employer Gap on Global Skills Gained through Mobility

International mobility for students is expected to build the employability skills deemed vital for success in the workforce. To build a concrete evidence base to prove that a study abroad experience does help students get jobs, the employer voice needs to be included. This project will do a national scan of key employers, to gain […]

Indigenous Global Partnerships for Student Internships

From the first round of Global Skills Opportunity funding, Langara College has had many requests from Indigenous students to intern with a global Indigenous community. In the context of this project, a consultant will be hired to conduct a survey of best practices of Indigenous internships and programs as possible locations for interns. The consultant […]

Improving the Delivery of International Mobility Wraparound Services to Indigenous and Low-income Students

Indigenous and low-income students in GSO programs often encounter obstacles while travelling abroad due to the absence of tailored pre-departure training and orientation. This can result in difficulties adapting to cultural differences, language barriers, and other challenges. This project aims to provide better resources and training modules primarily for Indigenous and low-income students, who make […]