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Global Skills Opportunity is a new funding grant that provides virtual and travel opportunities to eligible Cambrian College students to study or work internationally as part of their academic program.

As a participant, you will receive funding to complete a short-term outbound mobility experience with one of our academic partners located in Italy, Germany, Ireland, Denmark, New Zealand, Australia, and United Arab Emirates.

Spring 2024 Cohort

Universidad Hispanoamericana

Community Nursing Program in Costa Rica
San José, Costa Rica
May 26 – June 8, 2024

As a 2nd year BScN student at Cambrian College, you have a unique opportunity to take part in a transformative learning experience in Central America. This spring, enhance your skills and broaden your nursing practice by participating in Costa Rica’s community nursing program.

This experience is limited to 2nd year BScN students.

Must have a Canadian passport at the time of application.

Summer 2024 Cohort

University of Wollongong

Wollongong, Australia
July 5 – July 25, 2024

Embark on a transformative two-week study tour in Wollongong Australia, where an immersive exploration awaits students eager to delve into the rich tapestry of Indigenous Australia.

Included excursions

  • Enjoy a guided walk through the breathtaking Australian bush
  • Attend a series of captivating presentations from Indigenous experts
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Indigenous art through visits to exhibitions
  • Venture to Sydney and explore the hidden indigenous history of iconic landmarks
  • Stay with an Australian family throughout your trip to learn more about their culture and country

Information session

Wiidokaazawin Classroom (room 2119)
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Learn about the experiences you are about to embark on in beautiful Wollongong, Australia.

Benefits of GSO experience

  • Develop intercultural competencies and global skills
  • Make invaluable connections
  • Experience new cultures
  • Bolster your résumé
  • Become a global ambassador for Cambrian College

Eligibility requirements

Participants must meet the following requirements:

  • Full-time or part-time domestic student at Cambrian College*
  • All domestic students are welcome to apply, however special consideration and priority will be given first to students who identify as being part of the following three categories below:
    • student who requires financial aid
    • student with disability
    • student who reports being an Indigenous person
  • Must have completed one (1) full semester
  • Minimum academic standing of 2.0 GPA
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident with a valid passport**
  • Meet visa-entry requirement of the host country
  • At least 18 years old
  • Provide a faculty reference letter and a video essay or written essay

Please note

*International students are not eligible for this program.

**Permanent residents with a valid passport must ensure they meet the entry requirements for the host country prior to applying.

How to apply

Applicants may apply at any time as all applications will be reviewed and assessed as they are received. Opportunities are available for Spring/Summer 2024, Fall 2024 and Winter 2025.


Academic benefits

Application process

Selection process



Acceptance requirements

Student support

About the experience


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