Global Perspective Experiences

To earn your Global Perspectives Digital Badge, please select a minimum of four experiences to complete from the list below. To pursue an experience, please contact the email address or phone number for the experience you pick.

Option Number Experience Name Description Contact Information
Option 1 Global Academy Competition Students participate in a two-day Global Academy to build capacity in social innovation through entrepreneurship. Students will tour social enterprises, participate in guest speaker sessions and have an opportunity to participate in a Rapid Design Lab activity. Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion
GCEI@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5000, ext. 2464
Option 2 GCE Education Students participate in 4 hours of GCE educational sessions, such as the Impact Institute, workshops (i.e. Positive Space, Unconscious Bias etc.) and Conversations for Social Change. Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion
GCEI@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5000, ext. 2464
Option 3 Centennial International Student Ambassadors (CISA) CISA provides international or internationally-minded students with an opportunity to mentor incoming international students, as well as support SaGE activities throughout the year. Services and Global Experience
international@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5393
Option 4 Social Action Fund Students are granted funding for campus learning initiatives that further engage the College community on topics related to global citizenship, social justice and equity. Social Action Fund provides students an opportunity to spark positive change on campus. Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion
GCEI@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5000, ext. 2464
Option 5 Global Citizen Digest Global Citizen Digest is a hub for sharing ideas on global citizenship, equity, inclusion and social justice. Students can complete this option by submitting work to the Global Citizen Digest. Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion
GCEI@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5000, ext. 2464
Option 5 Global Experience Blogger The Global Experience Blog highlights students’ learning journeys during and after a mobility experience offered through SaGE. Students can contribute entries, which may also be shared on college social media accounts and the Services and Global Experience newsletter. Services and Global Experience
international@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5393
Option 6 Global Citizenship and Equity Learning Experiences (GCELE) The Global Experience Blog highlights students’ learning journeys during and after a mobility experience offered through SaGE. Students can contribute entries, which may also be shared on college social media accounts and the Services and Global Experience newsletter. Services and Global Experience
international@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5393
Option 6 GEO Programs (Exchange, SIPs, ARAP, FLIP) The Global Experience Office offers many types of mobility-based learning opportunities to fit diverse interests. Each opportunity is unique: they vary in duration, destination, academic program and experience. Services and Global Experience
international@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5393
Option 6 Other Mobility Experiences (conferences and competitions) Students may have the opportunity to participate in a range of conferences and competitions, either through their academic school or based on co-curricular interests. Students can contact Services and Global Experience for pre-departure support, as well as potential access to funding. Services and Global Experience
international@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5393
Option 7 Customized GCE Experiences A customized GCE experience considers learning students engage in as co-curricular activities inside or outside of the college. These can include volunteering, participation in groups or clubs focused on GCE and/or entrepreneurial initiatives with an emphasis on social good. A customized experience will require approval from the Centre for GCEI to be eligible. Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion
GCEI@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5000, ext. 2464
Option 8 GCE Curriculum Integration Most 2 and 3 year programs at Centennial College have GCE learning outcomes embedded at both program and course levels that support students to build a foundation of global citizenship, equity and social justice. Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion
GCEI@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5000, ext. 2464
Option 8 Global Citizenship and Equity Seminar Series (GCESS) This session provides an overview of the 6 GCE learning outcomes and is designed to support students to consider issues of social justice, equity and environmental sustainability using real-life examples. Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion
GCEI@centennialcollege.ca
416-289-5000, ext. 2464