The Global Academy is, together with Carleton International and the full Carleton community, designed to enhance activities that support Carleton’s global engagement. These activities include:

  • Developing and delivering professional development programs;
  • Facilitating opportunities for student and faculty academic exchanges and global work placements;
  • Building strategic global relationships with partner institutions; and
  • Fulfilling Carleton’s mandate as Canada’s capital university to address issues of national importance through:
    • research collaboration; and
    • leadership initiatives for practical problem solving.The main activities of the Global Academy fall into three categories: flagship initiatives, professional development and professional networks.

Campus Canada

An Orientation Program for International Students

CampusCanada provides incoming international students with an introduction to Canada and the foundation for academic success at a Canadian university or college. This  integrated online and on-campus course program provides an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on understanding Canadian culture and society, adapting to a new environment, and developing skills that lead to academic success;

  • Access to customized tools designed to support international students (e.g. academic support, library resources, language training, career guidance);
  • Practical how to advice on daily living in Canada (safety, banking, transportation, etc.); and
  • Fast friendships built on the program’s extensive networking and social activities.

Most importantly, CampusCanada provides international students with a competitive edge in achieving success with their academic endeavours in Canada by ensuring they are prepared to realize the fullest potential of their university or college experience.

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