For international experience, students can choose diverse study/work abroad options to qualify for a GLLSDP Certificate. For example, students can choose:
- Short-term faculty/staff-led indigenous theme or problem-based learning.
- A medium-term abroad program + Internship and/or research (one semester).
- A long-term abroad + research and/or Internship (two semesters).
Through a combination of active experiential learning, intercultural interactions, and completion of an e-portfolio, this program shapes contemporary global interactions and engagement for students who will gain invaluable leadership skills needed to be a global-ready graduate.
In order for students to receive funding and completion of certification, students must complete:
- International study and/or work experience coordinated and approved by the EL & International Affairs Department.
- Complete the Cultural Safety Learning Program or equivalent either prior to or during study/work abroad.
- Attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation session.
- Complete all requirements of the E-portfolio.
- Submit pre-departure form and post-experience report directly through GSO (Global Skills Opportunities) online platform.