IEW 2013

IEW 2013Celebrate International Education Week 2013 with USF World

A joint initiative between Department of Education and U.S. Department of State, International Education Week (IEW) is celebrated in more than 100 countries across the globe. The week pays homage to international education and the global opportunities offered across campus.  

International Education Week 2013 takes place November 11-15, 2013. Help us support this initiative by submitting your department’s international events that take place in November to Amanda Gilmer. Be sure to include details of the activity, date, location and time.



Monday, November 11, 2013

Veteran's Day - The university is closed.


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Education Abroad Showcase
Marshall Student Center Atrium, 11:00 – 2:00 PM
If you’ve ever wanted to study abroad then come join the Education Abroad Office staff for an Education Abroad Showcase. Our showcase offers students and the USF community the opportunity to investigate their options for an international experience, which include USF faculty-led programs, student exchanges, and research and internship opportunities in over 35 countries, including India, Panama, Sweden and more! As every student has their own degree schedule to mind, we have a variety of program lengths. If you want to be away for as short as a week for spring break, 6 weeks over the summer, or a full year spent at one of our exchange partners, our staff at the Education Abroad Office would be delighted to help you find the program that best fits you. So whether you’re torn between China and Argentina, or would like the chance to speak with returning students about their experiences, the Education Abroad Showcase is the perfect place for you to get started on making an international experience the next big part of your degree here at USF.

8th Annual International Photo Competition Winners' Reception
USF Bookstore 2nd Floor, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Join USF World at the International Photo Competition Winners' Reception! USF World will award participants in five categories: International Landscape, Seascape, or Cityscape, Best Portrait, USF Study Abroad Photograph, Grand Prize Photo, and USF Favorite. Meet the winners and the judges at this annual event.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Visit our GloBull Ambassadors at the Bull Market!
Marshall Student Center Plaza, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Every Wednesday during the Fall and Spring semesters, vendors and student organizations set up tables and sell items or hand out information from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Come see our GloBull Ambassadors to learn more about your opportunities to study abroad!

Getting Started: An Education Abroad Information Session
Marshall Student Center, MSC 3301, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Have you ever thought about studying abroad, but found yourself wondering where you should begin? Does your degree require an international internship or service learning project? Do you want to find a way to earn college credit while enjoying authentic Italian cuisine? The Education Abroad Getting Started Session has your solution! In these sessions, you will learn what study abroad options you have available, the questions you should ask when choosing a program, how to apply to your chosen program, and what paperwork you will need to complete in order to make your trip a success.

Semester Program Pre-Departure Orientation - Financial, Academic, Visas, and General Pre-Departure
Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions, CGS 140, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
All semester exchange students are required to attend two pre-departure orientations; the first on health and wellness and the second on financial aid and general pre-departure information. Multiple dates are available for each topic.


Thursday, November 14, 2013

International Festival
MLK Plaza Lawn, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The annual International Festival will celebrate the sharing of global cultures and international education with performances by international/multicultural student organizations, international cuisine, displays by USF organizations and an Education Abroad fair. The International Festival is an opportunity for students to explore the world in their own USF backyard.
Find out more at http://global.usf.edu/ifest/.

Semester Program Pre-Departure Orientation - Financial, Academic, Visas, and General Pre-Departure
3:00 - 5:00 PM, Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions, CGS 134
All semester exchange students are required to attend two pre-departure orientations; the first on health and wellness and the second on financial aid and general pre-departure information. Multiple dates are available for each topic.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Confucius Institute Lecture and Performance: Experiencing Chinese Cultures
Patel Center for Global Solutions, Auditorium, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
This combined Confucius Institute lecture and performance is sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and is open to the public. This lecture explores the diversity of Chinese cultures and is presented by Kun Shi, Director of the Confucius Institute. The performers are local artists and will showcase traditional Chinese music and opera. For more information, visit http://www.conted.usf.edu/news/seniornews.html.

 
Getting Started: An Education Abroad Information Session
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Getting Started: An Education Abroad Information Session
Mon. Apr 28
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International Students' Graduation Sash Ceremony
Wed. Apr 30
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General Pre-Departure Orientation
Wed. May 14
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Global Interdisciplinary Business-Economics Advancement Conference (GIBA 2014)
Thu. May 15
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