International degree completion When you receive your Durham College credential, you have accomplished a big step. You gain knowledge, skills and experience that can help you both in your personal and professional life. Moreover, you have the opportunity to turn your diploma into a degree, abroad. Visit Pathways: International. What’s Next? After reviewing international pathway opportunities and successfully securing a pathway opportunity abroad, you are encouraged to contact the International Education Office for pre-departure advice. You are also strongly encouraged to access and study all of the resources in Before You Go and While Abroad in advance to ensure a safe experience abroad. Be sure to refer to the Embassy or Consular Office of your home country that is located in the country to which you intend to travel at least 8 weeks in advance. Please keep in mind that you will need the proper authorization to legally study in the country that you will live in.