Exchange Agent Application

Join the Exchange Agent team

Take your Exchange experience to another level!

Through presentations, events and promotional activities, Exchange Agents share their international experiences and support other VIU students in studying abroad on exchange!  Participation in the program includes:

  • Training and meetings /professional development sessions (attendance is required)
  • A place to share your experiences and adventures from abroad with like-minded, globally engaged students
  • The opportunity to enrich intercultural skills gained from studying abroad
  • Recognition on the Co-Curricular Record (recognized activity)
  • A flexible list of engagement activities and the opportunity contribute creative ideas
  • $500 stipend upon completion of activities

Agent Activities

Activities performed by Exchange Agents, in order to receive the $500 stipend:

  • Completion of Education Abroad Re-Entry Course on VIU Learn
  • Attendance at Orientation training (you will be provided with resources for classroom presentations etc.)
  • Attendance at mid-way meeting to connect with other Exchange Agents and learn about career development strategies after your Exchange
  • 4 x In-Person Classroom Presentations  
  • 1 x Social Media Project
  • 2 x Engagement Activities (i.e. hosting interactive information booths at VIU events such as WorldVIU Days, Global Citizens Week, Discovery Days)

Apply!

If you've received an invite to apply to this program, please review the required training and meeting dates and ensure you can meet the commitment requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!

For more information, see our Exchange Agent webpage or contact us at EdAbroad@viu.ca.

To be eligible for the Exchange Agent stipend you must meet all criteria listed below (Please check off all that apply to you).