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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

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Join us at this year's Faculty of Environment's International Education Week event, ENV Global Perspectives Symposium. The event will feature a number of engaging activities:

  • Lightning talks from students and professors who have gained international experience through their education.
  • Information about international learning opportunities for studying or working abroad.
  • Get a chance to win some free ENV swag if you fill out a ballot with a question on international experiences.
  • Button giveaways! A chance to get a button that says hello in a different language.
  • A great chance to interact and talk with domestic and international students. Come together to celebrate international education within the Faculty of Environment.
  • Free complimentary lunch.

The Symposium will consist of two activities, held in separate (but nearby) locations. Drop by both in any order, at your convenience.

Main event and lunch:

EV1 Courtyard from 12:00pm to 3:30pm

Lightning Talks:

EV1-221, 1:00pm to 3:00pm​

  • International learning about space and the environment - Dr. Su-Yin Tan (International)
  • A sustainable learning venture in Jamaica - Dylan Hrach (Jamaica)
  • Learning abroad: A life-changing experience - Juan Carrillo (Colombia)
  • Interdisciplinary studies on alpine environments: Mt. Everest region of Nepal - Dr. Sanjay Nepal (Nepal)
  • Writing a master's thesis abroad: Combining research with international experience - Fabian
    Polakowski (Germany)
  • International travel and study experience - Victoria Ye (China)
  • Perspectives on tourism field work: What we gained from our experience and what you can too! - Kristen de Kroon and Christian Zavarella (China)

Closing remarks from Lightning Talks and additional questions.  Finishing off with free cake in the EV1 Courtyard!

Cost 
Free
Location 
EV1 - Environment 1
Courtyard
200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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