Tuesday, November 10, 2015

International Education Week 2015 (#HumberIEW)

From November 16-20, Humber’s International Centre will be celebrating International Education Week (IEW). We will showcase many different cultures that Humber embraces through our student population, international mobility programs, and international partnerships. Students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to participate in interactive activities, cultural entertainment, language cafes, and a very special photography exhibit called Global Lens.

This year, IEW at Humber will feature the following events:

Global Lens Exhibit
Tuesday, November 10 – Friday, November 20, 2015
10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily
North Campus – LRC North Campus Art Gallery

Global Lens Exhibit: Opening Reception
Tuesday, November 17
3:00 pm  5:00 pm
North Campus – LRC North Campus Art Gallery

Global Lens is a visual demonstration of student learning through their overseas study and work experiences. Gallery visitors are invited to contribute their journeys to a large-scale map, share their views on global citizenship, and participate in creating a global tapestry.

Humber Goes Global
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
North Campus – LRC 1st Floor Concourse (beside Starbucks)

Thursday, November 19, 2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lakeshore Campus – L Building

Humber Goes Global will provide an opportunity to learn about various countries and their unique characteristics such as the food, traditional clothing, language etc. Korea, Pakistan, Peru, Taiwan, and Ukraine will be featured at booths at both campuses. Students who have lived/travelled to these countries will share their first-hand experiences.

Language Caf├ęs

Mandarin (China)
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
4:00 pm -6:00 pm
Lakeshore Campus – L3016

Gujarati (India)
Thursday, November 19, 2015
11:00 am -1:00 pm
North Campus – LRC 3057
Register online at: http://bit.ly/gujaraticafe

French (Mauritius)
Friday, November 20, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
North Campus – LRC 3057
Register online at: http://bit.ly/mauritiuscafe
Gujarati (India)
Friday, November 20, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore Campus – D108

Visit our Facebook Events Page for updates!

Meet people from different countries and practice speaking another language! Enjoy a cup of tea while sharing your cultural interests.

Stories from Home & Abroad
Friday, November 20, 2015
10:00 am -1:00 pm
Lakeshore Campus – L1017

Students who have worked or studied abroad (including international students who are studying in Canada) will be sharing their experiences. If you have ever wanted to work/study abroad, this is an event that you surely don’t want to miss!

With so many activities during IEW this year, block your calendars now to ensure you don’t miss out! November 16 – 20 will be filled with fun activities, performances, and cultural learning opportunities. 

Follow our Twitter (@HumberGlobal) and Facebook (Humber International Centre) accounts for more information on #HumberIEW 2015!