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trial experience through an internship component, and
boosted enrollment in the MS program, making it more
financially viable.

Collaborative Degrees as an
International Student Recruitment Tool
While some institutions use collaborative programs
to send their students abroad, others use them as a recruitment tool to attract international students to their
campuses. These models allow students to complete a
portion of their education in their home country before
completing their degree abroad.
University of Calgary's (UC) International Articulation
Program (IAP), for instance, which launched two years
ago as part of the institution's international recruitment
strategy, currently offers a 2+2 program in science and a
3+2 program in engineering.
For the 2+2 program, international students complete
the first two years of their undergraduate degree at their
home university, and then travel to Calgary in their third
year, eventually graduating with a bachelor of science from
both universities. 
In the 3+2 program, international students complete
the first three years of their undergraduate studies at their
home institution, and enter UC for the fourth and final
year of their bachelor's degree. After completing the bachelor's degree and if they meet the entry requirements for
a master's degree, they can enter and complete one more
year of a UC course-based master's degree program.
"Our program is in its second year, and the plan is to
gradually increase the program offerings and numbers of
students. Currently, we have a small cohort of international students participating in this program and studying for
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of Engineering and the Faculty of Science," says Savera Hayat-Dade, manager of programs and international
development.
The program was first built upon existing partnerships
in China and has subsequently expanded to new universities and new countries.
"IAP opens doors for international students to undertake undergraduate and graduate studies through a path
that attracts talented students, is cost-effective for international students, and supports University of Calgary in
maintaining academic and research partnerships internationally," Hayat-Dade adds.

Partnering With a Provider
Carroll College in Montana has developed a similar model
by partnering with a private educational provider, the International Studies Abroad (ISA) Seville Study Center in
Spain, to offer a transnational bachelor's degree. The program operates as a 1+3 model. Students from Spain and
other countries can spend a year in Seville to complete
basic freshman requirements for more than a dozen different majors and then transfer to Carroll to complete
their bachelor's degree.
"We've enjoyed a very close working relationship with
decisionmakers from Carroll for a few years now, and
we saw this as a unique opportunity to embark together
on a long-range comprehensive international project of
which 1+3 international recruitment is just one component," says David Puente, ISA regional vice president for
global mobility.
He says the model is attractive to students for a number of reasons. "Students will get a strong foundation for
learning about unique features of U.S. higher education
and Carroll in particular...They can boost their academic

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