International Education Week

2021 International Education Week

November 15th-19th, 2021

Join the College of Professional & Global Education (CPGE) in celebrating the diversity of the SJSU community through a series of events during International Education Week. See our full calendar of events below. Join us for any or all events!

IEW is hosted by CPGE units including International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Study Abroad and Away (SAA), International Gateways (IG), International House (I-House), Business Development & External Relations (BDER), and partner units throughout the campus. 

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

Explore our events by day:
Monday, November 15th
Tuesday, November 16th
Wednesday, November 17th
Thursday, November 18th
Friday, November 19th

 

 Monday, November 15th

Check back for updated events happening this day. More to come soon!

 

 Tuesday, November 16th

Community on the Commons: Enjoy activities as part of our campus community on Tower Lawn

Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Hosted by I-House. No sign up needed; join anytime!

Spend some time on Tower Lawn and enjoy popular games from the United States and around the world with friends and classmates while discussing the many opportunities to connect to Spartans from different global cultures at SJSU and beyond!

Traveling Abroad with Advance Parole

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Hosted by SAA, UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center, Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD). Click HERE to sign up. 

Join SJSU's UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center, Study Abroad & Away, and the Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD) for an informational session to learn about the options DACA holders have to travel abroad through Advanced Parole. Participants will learn about the requirements, the risks, and tips to prepare for future travel plans related to employment, humanitarian, and educational purposes including the opportunity to study abroad. SJSU students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend

Global Connections: Thanksgiving & Harvest Celebrations

Time: 4:00-4:50 PM

Hosted by ISSS, I-Gateways, CAPS. Click HERE to sign up.

Join us to talk about Thanksgiving and other celebrations around the world. Come share your story and learn from others!

 

 Wednesday, November 17th

What's in a name? Indian Name Pronunciation Workshop

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM

Hosted by ISSS. Click HERE to sign up.

Do you work with Indian students or are just curious about Indian culture? Join ISSS for our What's in a Name? Series to learn more about Indian culture and name pronunciation. This interactive session is led by SJSU students, Riya Chetan Shah and Aadesh Sharma.

 

 Thursday, November 18th

Finding the Best Study Abroad Program for You!

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Hosted by SAA. Click HERE to sign up. 

Join us to discover amazing global experiences available to you at SJSU! We have programs for everyone: study abroad (international), and away (domestic), short-term (winter, spring and summer breaks), long-term (semester and year-long), virtual (throughout the year), Alternative Break Programs, community-based learning, and soon to be offered...international work integrated learning/internship program. In this session we will provide an overview of all of our opportunities, discuss how a globally focused program can help you reach your personal, academic, and professional goals..and have a life changing experience! We will also show you how to navigate the application portal. Join us and be one step closer to becoming a Global Spartan!

Tea Time

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM

Hosted by ISSS. Click HERE to sign up.

Our peer-led weekly meetup continues throughout fall! Come hang out with fellow students, meet new people, relax, and have a good time.

Career Advice: International Student & Alumni Panel

More info coming soon!

 

 Friday, November 19th

What's in a name? Vietnamese Name Pronunciation Workshop

Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Hosted by ISSS. Click HERE to sign up. 

Do you work with Vietnamese students or are just curious about Viet culture? Join ISSS for our What's in a Name? Series to learn more about Vietnamese culture and name pronunciation. This interactive session is led by SJSU students Mindy Trieu and Thi Bui.

What's in a name? Chinese Name Pronunciation Workshop

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM

Hosted by ISSS. Click HERE to sign up. 

Ever wondered how to pronounce that name? Did you know the "q" is actually pronounced like "ch"? Join ISSS for our What's in a Name? Series to learn more about Chinese culture and name pronunciation. This interactive session is led by SJSU students Yuyi Huang & Mengzhen Zhao.

 

 Events Happening All Week

The following events are happening asynchronously all week long. This means, you can participate at any time, no matter where you are!

Instagram Takeover
Follow our #GlobalSpartans all week as they share their experiences. Learn more about opportunities in Study Abroad and Away, International Gateways, International House, and hear from our International Students and Scholars on Instagram. Follow along on the below Instagram accounts!

 

Get Started: Study Abroad & Away 101

Time: on demand

Hosted by SAA. Click HERE to watch.

Want to study abroad? Start by checking out the Study Abroad & Away 101 video to learn essential information about study abroad and away. All students should watch the video before applying for a program.