Global University is intently aimed at fostering a community of experts that supports the industry in developing innovative and informed practices of adventure learning within the outdoor recreation and education profession.  

What is it?

Global University is an professional development experience delivered through international field based immersion that is intentionally designed as an opportunity to convene industry experts to foster collaboration, to support professional development and networking, and to examine and develop opportunities that transcend associations and organizations.  This immersive experience is delivered through a robust curriculum in an experiential format, while on a truly unique global adventure.

What does it include?

Each Global University module is developed around a curriculum or content theme.  These module themes are determined annually and are developed by program leads to address emerging topics and industry trends, or address identified needs of current and aspiring professionals.   Modules include facilitation by program leads, resources and program handbook, throughout the year, gain access  to a private chatroom on the AORE mobile app where they can increase their networking opportunities and share additional resources.

What is the program and the cost?

Each module will have costs affiliated with the destination program experience.  The program will include in country leadership and organization, housing, transportation, guided activities and some meals. Travel fees, travel insurance, and some meals will be additional expenses not included in the program.

Who can participate?

Once a module opens, an application process will follow listing qualifications for the module.  Interested individuals who meet the criteria and submit complete materials will be reviewed and positions accepted based on space and strength of the applicants to contribute to the modules outlined outcomes.

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