Bow Valley College is an internationally connected institution with students that come from 142 countries and speak 128 languages. Furthermore, Bow Valley’s staff and faculty collectively speak over 80 languages. The integration of international learners at the college takes many forms and is lead in large part by Bow Valley College’s Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement, which offers courses on Introduction to Intercultural Competency. The college also offers free workshops provided by its Intercultural Centre.
The Excellence in Global Engagement Award recognizes a college or institute (NOT an individual or team) that has, through their initiatives, demonstrated innovation, creativity, and leadership in the internationalization of their institution. This award recognizes institutional, rather than individual achievements. To be eligible for this award, your institution must not have received the “Gold” award within the past 3 years or since 2020