International Education Week

International Education Week

Join ISSS in celebrating the diversity of the SJSU community through a series of events. Save the dates and check this page regularly for updates on upcoming International Education Week events!

Follow us on Facebook to stay updated on SJSU's International Education Week events and activities and check out the @sjsuinternational student takeover Instagram for photos from our events during International Education Week!

Learn more about this nationwide celebration on the U.S.Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website.

 

All Week 

 

Show your #GlobalSpartan pride by posting to Instagram, Facebook and SAMMY app using #GlobalSpartan to win a prize!

International Meals at the Dining Commons all week at lunchtime 

 

Monday, November 13 

 

International Coffee Hour

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union 1B

This week's theme is international board games. Come enjoy great company and conversation! This is a great opportunity to meet new friends from across the SJSU campus and around the world in a casual and comfortable environment. Free food and coffee will be provided. All students welcome. No registration is necessary. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and Counseling and Psychological Services.

Find us on Instagram @sjsucoffeehour 

 

Country Flag Crafting

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: MLK Library

Head over to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library to make a flag of your home country. In order to celebrate our multi-national student and city population, flags will be displayed in the library atrium. This event is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

  

The Spartan's Guide to LinkedIn

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union 4A

Listen as we discuss how you can build your brand, develop your professional network and launch your career by leveraging your LinkedIn presence. This information will be presented by Anshul Sharma, a former SJSU student who is currently working as a Software Engineer at LinkedIn. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and Counseling and Career Services.

 

Tuesday, November 14 

 

Speed Networking with your Librarian

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Location: MLK Library

Join our Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Librarians for international snacks and cultural networking. This event is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

 

Wednesday, November 15 

 

Library Henna Event

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: MLK Library

Henna is a temporary form of body art that has been used in many cultures for a multitude of different events, traditional ceremonies, etc. for a long time. Come celebrate these cultures by getting your own Henna body artwork. This event is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

 

Travel Signature Party

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Tower Lawn

Are you planning to travel outside the U.S. this semester or over the winter break? If you don’t already have a valid Travel Signature, you can get one on the spot at the Travel Signature Party! There will be FREE FOOD, a PETTING ZOO and other fun activities for students to enjoy while getting their documents endorsed for travel. Complete the EventBrite registration process to secure your spot. Complete and submit the online ISSS Travel Signature Request form no later than 11/08/17This event is sponsored by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services.

 

Study Abroad Party

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Tower Lawn

Join the Study Abroad and Global Education and Initiatives team out on the Tower Lawn to learn about study abroad opportunities and play games like World Jeopardy and Country Matching Games! This event is co-sponsored by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and Global Education and Initiatives.

 

Thursday, November 16 

 

African Bracelet Making

12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: MLK Library

Come make your own bracelet with beautiful African beads. This event is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

 

Friday, November 17 

 

International Quiz & Scavenger Hunt

1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: International House- 360 S 11th St, San Jose, CA 95112

Challenge your knowledge in this team-oriented global trivia game! You are welcome to come in a group or on your own. Teams of 8 will be asked to answer questions on topics from around the world. Lunch and prizes free to participants! A scavenger hunt will take place during the day's activities and will include the exploration of downtown San Jose and SJSU campus.

 

H1-B Presentation

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Clark Hall, Room 222

Learn about the H1-B application process and an overview of other employment based visas. This information will be presented by immigration attorney, Nadia Yakoob. This event is sponsored by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services.