The Global Partner Studio is an innovative platform of global initiatives for cultivating and leveraging high-impact experiential learning opportunities. It includes curricular opportunities and pathways to connect those who engage with the platform to their educational, civic and professional goals. GPS includes:

  • GPS Institute: A conference engaging the UB community with global partners, with the joint goal of generating new high-impact experiential learning opportunities
  • GPS Journal: A new open-source journal providing a forum for students and partners to share research, stories and resources about global collaboration
  • GPS COIL Courses: Utilizing SUNY’s Collaborative Online International Learning platform to connect UB faculty to global partners with whom they can collaborate
  • Digital Badge: A new certification that will allow students to be recognized for their global experiences and will facilitate reflection and integration with academic and career goals
  • Independent Study Projects


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