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Welcome to the School of Global Access

We’re a community of learners from around the world supported by instructors and staff who can help you get the skills you need to live, study, and work in Canada.

All learning matters and the School of Global Access is here to help you on your path to success!

We support you with English language learning and career pathway programs. We also provide global competency training for Alberta employers and for our campus community. Our applied research projects and innovative projects explore an evidence-based understanding of issues facing learners, newcomers, instructors, and employers.

Every year, our diverse community welcomes over 3700 learners into language, academic, career pathway, and global competency training programs. We are committed to providing equitable access to our programs for learners, language instructors, and employers in Alberta and beyond. The School of Global Access embraces the whole learner, work integrated learning, and social innovation. Together our community fosters diverse contributions to Alberta’s social and economic vibrancy while we support you in achieving your school, work, and life aspirations.

Learn more about us, check out our current ELL programs.

What's New

Entrepreneurship: An Introduction for Newcomers

This project developed an online course to support newcomer women (at CLB levels 6 and 7) as emerging entrepreneurs. Working with the Chiu School of Business, and external partners Calgary Economic Development, and Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association the project will research, design, create, and pilot a robust set of resources with an aim to increase access to labour market integration services.

Intercultural Conflict Resolution

Intercultural Conflict Resolution explores competency-based learning to develop soft skills while offering a micro-credential, a shareable endorsement, in resolving intercultural conflict.

 

Winter Semester 2021

We've updated our website!

School of Global Access site has a new streamlined navigation and reflects complete, current information on all aspects of our School’s programs and activities.

With this site refresh, learners, newcomers, and our campus colleagues have access to the information that will help put you on the path to achieving your education and career goals.

To increase accessibly and reflect our commitment to making all learning count, the site refresh includes suspending our membership feature and providing universal access to our resources and professional learning community. Now everyone has access to our deep catalogue of resources and tools for language instructors and learners.

We've updated our website!

School of Global Access site has a new streamlined navigation and reflects complete, current information on all aspects of our School’s programs and activities.

With this site refresh, learners, newcomers, and our campus colleagues have access to the information that will help put you on the path to achieving your education and career goals.

To increase accessibly and reflect our commitment to making all learning count, the site refresh includes suspending our membership feature and providing universal access to our resources and professional learning community. Now everyone has access to our deep catalogue of resources and tools for language instructors and learners.