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International Education Week 2023

International Education Week (IEW) will be observed nationally November 18-22, 2024. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This week of events promotes programs and prepares U.S. Americans for a global environment and to attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange their experiences.

Events and Registration

All students, staff, and faculty are encourged to participate in these events! 

Monday, November 18

Event Time and Location  

Passport Fair

REGISTER

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

AB Tech

 

Study Abroad 101

Learn all about how to study abroad!

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

KA 136

 

 

Tuesday, November 19

Event Time and Location  

International Student Virtual Open House -
Prospective Undergraduate Students

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Virtual Event

 

Study Abroad Fair

 

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
UC 232

DegreePlusLogo

 

 

Wednesday, November 20

Event Time and Location  

Cultural Presentation on Nepal

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Forsyth 313

 

Facilitating Student Mobility Through Sustainable Funding Models: Scholarship Opportunities for American Students Studying Abroad in China

AASCU Sponsored Event

Register

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

 

 

Thursday, November 21

Event Time and Location  

Honors Global Symposium
A daylong showcase of Honors students' experiences abroad!

Questions? Contact Lori Oxford at lfoxford@wcu.edu

9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Blue Ridge Conference Rooms

 

Education as Global Exchange: Shaping Global Perspectives and Fostering Ethical International Partnerships

AASCU Sponsored Event

Register 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Virtual Event

 

International Student Virtual Open House -
Prospective Graduate Students

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Event

 

India-US Institutional Parternships: Developing Collaboration Models

AASCU Sponsored Event

REGISTER

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

 

 

Friday, November 22

Event Time and Location  

Study Abroad and Financial Aid

CANCELED

If you would like Study Abroad/Financial Aid information, please contact us at studyabroad@wcu.edu

 

 

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange.

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