International Education Week

November 17-21, 2014

International Education Week is an annual event recognizing and celebrating the many benefits of international exchange.  It is also an opportunity for everyone in the UCSB community to share all of the various cultural influences represented on our campus and to learn about international opportunities.

Calendar of Events

  Monday,
November 17
    Tuesday,
November 18
    Wednesday,
November 19
Thursday,
November 20
Friday,
November 21
 

 Kick-off Celebration:
Global Snacks
& Friends Festival

11am-2pm

Why Go Abroad and How Will it Help Your Career?
2-3pm

  Teach English Abroad Info Session
3-4pm

International Speed Dating
4-5pm

  How to Choose
an EAP Program

2-3pm

 

Peace Corps Info Session
4-5:30pm

  International Coffee Study Break
4-5pm

  Financial Planning
& Scholarships

3-4pm

 

Pride Worldwide
6-7pm

EAP Movie Night: Bend It Like Beckham
7pm

   

Global Snacks & Friends Festival
Date: Monday, November 17, 2014
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm
Location: Arbor Walkway

Join us for international snacks.  Learn about EAP from our international exchange students, UCSB EAP returnees and advisors.

Why Go Abroad and How Will it Help Your Career?
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 2:00-3:00pm
Location: Career 1109

Peace Corps Info Session
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Location: Career Services 1109

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at this information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

Pride Worldwide
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Location: SRB Multipurpose Room

Planning to study abroad? Join the Education Abroad Program and the Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity (RCSGD) in an educational workshop regarding international laws and climate for LGBT people.

Co-sponsored by RCSGD

Teach English Abroad Workshop
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: Career Services 1109

International Coffee Study Break
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Location: IV Pardall Center

Take a break from studying to sample coffee from around the world and meet people from around the world!

EAP Movie Night: Bend It Like Beckham
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Location: IV Theater

As part of International Education Week, the Education Abroad Program will be hosting an EAP film night. This year we will be showing Bend It Like Beckham. The film serves as a fun way to learn about studying abroad as well as interacting with other cultures.

International Speed Dating
Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Location: SRB Multipurpose Room

In the traditional speed dating format, learn about EAP by meeting the international exchange students and EAP returnees. This is guaranteed to be a FUN event! 
FREE SNACKS!

How to Choose an EAP Program
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Time: 2:00-3:00pm
Location: South Hall 2421

With over 200 EAP options to choose from, where do you begin?  Join us for this EAP workshop that will cover EAP basics, financial and academic considerations, program types, and more! 

Financial Planning & Scholarships
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: South Hall 2421

Learn about which programs are less expensive than UCSB, how financial aid works with EAP, and various study abroad scholarships that you could apply for.