Global Learning Distinction

The Global Learning Distinction offers JWU students an enhanced transcript designation that highlights their globally-focused experiences, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students can document their participation and achievements, earning a Global Learning Distinction that will be noted on their final transcript upon completion of established benchmarks. Students will also be provided with a blue and white cord to wear during Commencement to recognize their achievement.

Global learning opportunities are available to students through a variety of academic and co-curricular pathways, including

  • Academic and Professional Experiences (e.g., Study Abroad, international internships, coursework)
  • Community & Cultural Engagement Experiences (e.g., joining or serving on the board of student cultural organizations, volunteering with local nonprofit organizations)
  • Leadership Development Experiences (e.g., peer mentoring between graduate students and the English Language & Culture Academy, opportunities with Student Involvement & Leadership, the Gender Equity Center, Student Government Association)
  • Programs and Events (e.g., attending, planning or facilitating cultural events on campus and in the broader community)

The Global Learning Distinction is available to students in all majors on the Providence Campus. For more information, please email JWU Global.