Virtual Exchange Programme
Gear Up! is an interdisciplinary multicultural virtual exchange project that prepares students for their international study abroad experience; Students will work collaboratively with partners in other countries to complete tasks to enhance their intercultural awareness and skills, their soft skills, language proficiency and to prepare for a physical mobility.
If you want to know more about this pre-mobility project, click on the image to download it. In this infographic you will find all about the learning objectives, timeline and requirements of Gear up!
It’s a unique opportunity for all involved to engage around content that they otherwise would not have engaged with.
– Mirjam Hauck, Open University, UK
Students will be provided with preparation before their VE commences. They will be given access to a Handbook and will be asked to attend a one-hour online preparatory workshop.
– Robert Alan Aurthur
Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity