Are you
world ready?

What is Be World Ready?

The Be World Ready program at Niagara College prepares you for global success through education, exchange and international experience. This program offers you the opportunity to experience culturally diverse learning environments, understand different perspectives and connect practical skills with a global mindset to help you launch your career.

By actively participating in ‘world-ready’ learning activities, you will have the chance to practice new skills and develop the global competencies that will distinguish you as a ‘world-ready’ and ‘work-ready’ graduate. You can also use these learning opportunities to earn entries on your co-curricular record giving you a competitive edge in your job search after graduation.

In the classroom

Engage in intercultural group work, presentations or projects; attend lectures with an international focus by guest speakers; use global journal articles as academic resources

On campus

Attend intercultural social events (Latin Night, Diwali, International Ball); become a peer mentor; connect with peers outside of your social circle

In the community

Volunteer with a local multicultural organization; get to know cultural community leaders

Around the world

Participate in a semester exchange, summer institute or international field study

Why Be World Ready?

personal growth

Personal growth

Increase your self-awareness, flexibility, and resilience to thrive in a changing world and economy

financial support

Financial support

Students may qualify for grants and scholarships to support world-ready learning

academic credit

Academic credit

Students may qualify for academic credit equivalencies for global learning experiences

career edge

Career edge

Differentiate your resume for employers by incorporating global and cultural experience

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International opportunities to help you Be World Ready

Field studies

Practice your vocational and cultural skills in an international destination

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Semester exchanges

Experience learning in an international classroom at one of our academic partner institutions

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Co-op/work abroad

Fulfill your work placement requirement within a global organization

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Summer institutes

Obtain a course credit at a summer Institute offered by our partners around the world

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Participate in a Niagara College international opportunity around the world & earn a $500 Be World Ready Travel Grant!

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