Training plan

The uOGlobal recognition has a unique approach that will guide the development of global and cross-cultural skills and shape global citizenship values through online courses, training, reflection exercises and hands-on and experiential learning opportunities.

The personalized uOGlobal training plan will help you identify your learning needs and how to meet them during the program:

  • You will evaluate your skills using the uOGlobal competency profile and identify your strengths and the areas you would like to improve.
  • You will choose activities, actions and timelines to meet your needs.
  • You will make regular updates throughout your journey.

The skills acquired through the uOGlobal recognition enables participants to stand out and excel in a global labour market. Holding the uOGlobal recognition also means demonstrating your values as a global citizen.

Develop your global skills

  • Intercultural communication (interpersonal and communication skills, multiple languages, networking skills);
  • Good judgement and critical thinking, decision-making;
  • Cooperation and teamwork, leadership, engagement, positive attitude;
  • Creativity and innovation;
  • Sensitivity to different cultures, realities and perspectives as well as resilience and adaptability.

 

Shape your global citizenship values

  • Respect for differences, diversity, shared values, empathy and solidarity;
  • Commitment and contribution to a peaceful, tolerant, inclusive, equitable and sustainable world;
  • Active roles with ethical responsibility, locally and globally;
  • Sense of belonging to a common humanity and environment.

Courses

The uOGlobal recognition pathway includes two mandatory courses:

GLO 49011 / GLO 1901

uOGlobal – Global citizenship and skills in action (Part 1 of 2)

How to address difference? uOGlobal Part I addresses critical reflection on the values of global citizenship in an interdisciplinary and intercultural context that values your personal, academic and professional background (Part 1 of 2).

 

GLO 49012 / GLO 1902

uOGlobal – Global citizenship and skills in action (Part 2 of 2)

What is your place and role in the world? uOGlobal Part II creates opportunities to apply global competencies in an interdisciplinary and intercultural context that value your personal, academic and professional background (Part 2 of 2).

 

Undergraduate students must register on uOZone for GLO 49011 in the fall and GLO 49012 in the winter (total of 3 undergraduate credits).

Graduate and special students register for GLO 1901 in the fall and GLO 1902 in the winter by completing the form (no credits).

For more details and to access the form, see the tab Apply for uOGlobal admission.

Experiential activities

  • Students must put their skills into practice and acquire new ones by participating in practical and experiential activities.
  • Students must complete four experiential activities.
  • Activities may have taken place before your participation in the uOGlobal recognition. These activities may be validated retroactively.
  • Activities should include an aspect of their uOGlobal training plan.

Objectives:

  • To practice and acquire personal and professional skills
  • To show your global citizenship values
  • To establish the link between skills and experience
  • To improve your resume

Mandatory experiential activities:

One pairing activity

Mandatory participation in a pairing activity among:

One or two activities in a work context

One or two activities in a workplace setting with a minimum of 30 hours per activity within the same organization (including but not limited to):

Community engagement

Consult this list to see examples of community engagement activities (minimum 30 hours for the same organization) related to the University of Ottawa and recognized by uOGlobal. 

Volunteering:

Social entrepreneurship opportunity:

Living Learning Community (Intercultural LLC) in residence:

Executive member of student life:

Employment

Employment

IMPORTANT: You are responsible for taking the necessary steps to participate in the activities you wish completed. You must also ensure that you meet the registration requirements and deadlines.

NOTE: Students are encouraged to complete all activities by the end of the school year in order to obtain their certificate in March. If this is not possible, for example because you are going abroad this winter, the student could complete the two-year pathway of uOGlobal by completing the second part of the program in the winter session of the following school year.

One or two activities in a courses context

In addition to the activities in the work context, students must participate in one or two activities (of at least 12 units per activity) in a course context (including, but not limited to):

Language courses

Consult this list to see examples of language courses offered by the University of Ottawa and recognized by uOGlobal.

Courses or research with international or intercultural learning outcomes

Consult this list to see examples of courses (a combination of 12 credits) with international or intercultural learning objectives offered by the University of Ottawa and recognized by uOGlobal.

Courses open to all faculties:

Courses with an entrepreneurship opportunity:

Course with a case competition:

Courses with a Community Service Learning (CSL) option:

Research

Consult this list to see examples of research with international or intercultural learning objectives offered by the University of Ottawa and recognized by uOGlobal.

Research project:

Mobility

Consult this list to see examples of international opportunities in relation to the University of Ottawa that are recognized by uOGlobal.

Exchange programs:

Canada Learning Initiative in China:

IMPORTANT: You are responsible for taking the necessary steps to participate in the activities you wish completed. You must also ensure that you meet the registration requirements and deadlines.

NOTE: Students are encouraged to complete all activities by the end of the school year in order to obtain their certificate in March. If this is not possible, for example because you are going abroad this winter, the student could complete the two-year pathway of uOGlobal by completing the second part of the program in the winter session of the following school year.

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