January 28, 2020

Soliya's Director of Global Partnerships and Communication, Ayca Ariyoruk, writes about the continued relevance of virtual exchange for UK youth in the face of, and despite of, Brexit. Arguing that Brexit shouldn't be an exit from virtual exchange, Ayca Ariyoruk writes: "Brexit may mean the country rejects globalisation as an economic model but that doesn’t automatically translate into the rejection of global education.

December 04, 2019


A 2016 evaluation[1] of different virtual exchange models, conducted by RTI International for the Stevens Initiative, concluded that the following are effective practices in virtual exchange:

November 20, 2019

Soliya is recognized as an honorable mention recipient of the Global Pluralism Award for its work connecting young adults across lines of difference to build dialogue, understanding, and empathy. Presented in Ottawa by the Global Centre for Pluralism, the award celebrates institutions and individuals who tackle the challenge of living peacefully and productively with diversity. Read the Centre's profile of Soliya here

November 18, 2019

The Exchange Portal was featured on the front page of the Belgian journal Références in a story about Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange. Read the story here