Celebrate International Week from September 21 to 27

Thursday, September 17, 2020

International Week 2020 web banner The University of Waterloo is excited to celebrate International Week from September 21 to 27.

International Week is a great opportunity to recognize and promote the value of education and collaboration abroad, and the importance of internationalization on campus. This signature event will showcase internationalization through a variety of programmes, events, collaborations, debates, discussions, and an array of activities for the University of Waterloo community.

Several events and activities have been organized by various departments, academic support units, and student groups across campus. While most activities will be held virtually, a few will be held on campus with social distancing.

Let’s experience the world together. Please join us in celebrating International Week 2020.  Events and activities can be found on the International Week events page. Be sure to show us how you’re celebrating by participating and sharing on social media, using the hashtag #IW2020!

Want to test your knowledge about global culture and geography? Join WUSA’s Around the World Trivia Night for some friendly competition and a chance to win a $20 gift card to a local, international restaurant.

Wonder what it’s like to live in another country? Tune in to the Student Success Office’s Go Abroad ✈️

Exchange Live Chat to learn more about students’ exchange experiences in Europe, Asia and Australia.

Want to learn some of the best practices to help you plan your dreams going abroad? Join the Office of Research and Co-operative Education’s panel for useful tips and resources on a successful international work experience!

We have an array of activities for all members of the community, including an International Experience Photo Contest, a tutorial on international dishes with Renison’s very own Chef Tim Farley, the Waterloo Indigenous Student Association’s 17th annual virtual Powwow, and a surprise pop-up event.

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