Four International Educational Week events to check out

International Education Week bannerYou guessed it from the title: It’s International Education Week (IEW)!  From November 13-17, the University of Waterloo, along with over 100 countries, is celebrating the benefits of international education to the campus community.

Every day during IEW brings something new.  Below are some programs and activities that we thought you’d be interested in checking out. 

Get a Taste of the World at Renison

From 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on November 15, Renison College is hosting an international celebration!  Stop by for food and performances stemming from all around the world.  There will also be cultural booths and international opportunities for you to learn about through the Renison International Office! 

Working in Canada as an International Student: Undergraduate Student Panel

Want to know what it’s like to work in Canada as an international student?  From networking to communication etiquette, get your questions answered by senior international students and alumni at this Q&A panel, happening on November 16. It’ll be useful to gain some insight!  

Ballroom and Latin Dancing

Literally the easiest dance lesson you’ll ever attend.  Dance shoes?  Not required.  No experience?  No problem!  Partner?  Don’t need one.  Price?  That’s the best part – it’s free! 

Social Media Takeovers

You don’t even need to get out of bed for this one.  Follow @​stjeromesuni on Instagram to see 4A Planning student Kate and her adventures in Managua, Nicaragua.  Also, a different exchange student is sharing their international experience on the @uofwaterloo Snapchat each day!  So many experiences to follow, so little time.


We hope to see you at some of the many events happening this week!  To find out more about workshops, concerts and other activities you can attend, head on over to the International Education Week page

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