International Education Week
UHCL Goes Global - November 14-18, 2022
International Education Week (IEW) celebrates international education and exchange worldwide. This joint effort of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education helps promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad.
Learn more about International Education Week at iew.state.gov
2022 Event Details
We invite the UHCL community to celebrate international efforts in their areas through the following Office of Global Learning and Strategy (GLS)-sponsored events for International Education Week.
Monday, November 14
What is an F-1? A Primer on International Students at UHCL
Location: Bayou Building, Garden Room and Virtual
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
UHCL faculty, students, and staff are invited to learn more about the types of international students on the UHCL campus, government regulations pertaining to them, and what the UHCL community can do to support the international population. Hosted by: Office of International Admissions and Programs (OIAP)
Diplomacy Institute's Diplomatic Lecture Series: "Reflections on Contemporary India and India-U.S. Relations with the Consul General of India"
Location: Bayou Theater
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
The Honorable Aseem R. Mahajan, Consul General of India in Houston, will deliver remarks on contemporary India and U.S.-India relations.
Following his official remarks, Consul General Mahajan will engage in a moderated
question and answer session with Diplomacy Institute leadership
and members of the audience. Hosted by: Diplomacy Institute
Tuesday, November 15
Culture in My Country
Virtual Event/Instagram Competition
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hosted by OIAP
Education Abroad Table
Location: STEM Building Lobby
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Questions about education abroad? Stop by to learn more about the education abroad programs UHCL has to offer! Students will be entered into a raffle to earn a prize! Hosted by: Education Abroad and Scholar Services (EA&SS)
Bingo Popcorn Social
Location: Hunter Hall Lobby
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Hosted by: OIAP
Around the World
Location: SOCAL – Student Organization Center and Lounge (SSCB 2nd floor)
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Join Campus Activities Board in playing trivia about countries around the world, showcasing your culture and enjoying food from around the world. Please know all food and activities are available while supplies last. Hosted by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)
Wednesday, November 16
OIAP Fall Open House
Location: OIAP offices (Bayou Building, Room B2123)
Time: 12-1 p.m.
OIAP international student faculty and staff meet and greet. Learn more about the work of OIAP by visiting a table outside the OIAP offices. Hosted by: OIAP
International Student Safety Forum
Location: Student Services and Classroom Building (SSCB), Room 1100
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Open forum to discuss U.S. safety and law enforcement protocols and practices with UHCL Police Department Chief Russell Miller. Hosted by: OIAP and UHCL Police Department
Thursday, November 17
Erasmus European Union Collaboration for Exchanges
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Dr. Gigi Do, Associate Vice President of Global Learning and Strategy, will present on European Union collaborations for teacher and student exchanges. Hosted by: GLS
French film screening of "Hard Shell Soft Shell"
Location: Bayou Building, Forest Room
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
The French-language movie "Hard Shell Soft Shell" will be screened with English subtitles. Hosted by: EA&SS
Friday, November 18
Student Diplomat Appreciation Day
Location will be provided to student diplomats
Time: 11 a.m.
Appreciation event for current and former student diplomats. Hosted by: OIAP
Contact the Office of Education Abroad and Scholar Services at EducationAbroad@uhcl.edu.
Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in order to participate should contact Education Abroad at 281-283-2740 or EducationAbroad@uhcl.edu at least one week prior to the event to arrange for the accommodation.