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Student Programs

Think and Do on a global scale

Your Global Gateway

The Global Training Initiative (GTI) at NC State University offers a variety of courses, workshops and co-curricular programs for students who want to increase their global cultural competency. GTI is part of the university’s Office of Global Engagement.

Spending Winter Break in a Saudi Desert

The personal and cultural exchanges among the students from NC State and King Abdulaziz University left a deep impression on all the students.

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Global Ready Graduates

Our programs aim to empower students for a lifetime of global success and impact. We make sure they demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures.

Our programs and initiatives empower students to be entrepreneurial, independent and inclusive thinkers. They will be prepared to contribute in meaningful and impactful ways to a diverse, global society and be the future leaders of tomorrow.

Our students Think and Do on a global scale.

SKEMA Partnership

NC State’s Centennial Campus has been home to SKEMA Business School’s study abroad site in the United States for more than a decade. The GTI team helps integrate SKEMA students into the greater NC State and Triangle community.

More than 5,000 SKEMA students have come to study at their U.S. campus in the last 10 years. There can be anywhere between 250-600 SKEMA students studying in Raleigh each semester.

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