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Global Learning

Make the world a smaller place by being in it.

Through global experiential learning, the Faculty of Health is committed to strengthening our global citizenship by providing opportunities to engage in different world views.

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Student Exchanges

An academic exchange allows students to study abroad for one or two semesters at one of York’s many partner universities worldwide to earn credits towards their degree and learn about their academic field from an alternative perspective.

Faculty-Led International Programs (FLIPS)

Faculty members with international community links, contextual knowledge, research affiliations, and expertise in a particular area can lead and supervise students through a structured educational program abroad.

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Scholarships & Awards

Awards are available to help offset the costs of student programs abroad.

Summer Programs Hosted by Partners

The Faculty of Health provides several opportunities to study at one of our global partners for 2-6 weeks during the summer.

Practicum & Internships

Students in the Faculty of Health can gain international work integrated learning experience through global practicum and internships at one of our host organizations.

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Faculty Bootcamp

An opportunity for faculty members to travel and gain firsthand experience with international programs through a planned and structured short-term program.

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Symposia & Conferences

Bringing together international experts to advance knowledge and expertise relating to key health issues, the Faculty of Health supports opportunities for students, faculty members and international collaborating partners to connect.

Collaborative Programs with Global Partners

The Faculty of Health has established signature programs in partnership with global partners that uphold our values for social justice, equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization.

Globally Networked Learning

Research, learning, and teaching that enables students, faculty, and non-academic researchers from different locations around the world using digital technology to collaborate on projects.

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