Today marks the start of International Education Week 2018 (IEW), November 12-16, 2018, when colleges and universities across the country highlight the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Many schools host special events, celebrating the many different cultures represented by the international students on their campuses. Multi-cultural dinners, dance performances, photo and art exhibitions and panel discussions are just some of the examples of activities available to students this week.
The University of Colorado, Boulder, is hosting Pizza & Perspectives, a lunchtime gathering featuring a panel of female students from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and UAE who will talk about life in the U.S. versus life back home., plus get a chance to ask your own questions. At the University of San Diego in California, students can take part in the International Student Organization Holiday Dinner and Dance, which will celebrate Fall holidays around the world, featuring an international buffet dinner and a live DJ.
Visit the websites of the schools your interested in to see what’s happening there this week.
International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State