International Education Week (IEW) is celebrated by over 100 different countries on the third week of November.
This year MHC has planned a host of events to follow in the last week of November to celebrate IEW .
The purpose of IEW is to highlight programs and activities on campus that have an international component and opportunities for community collaboration. Visit https://www.alberta.ca/international-education-week.aspx for more information!
So far for this year we have the following planned:
- November 23 – ‘Korea Night’ – will be hosted at the student residence community room, organized and hosted by the SA Diversity Club (TENTATIVE)
- November 25 – ‘Celebration of Colors’, 4:30pm – 6:30pm in the Crowfoot Room –An awareness event around India and Indian culture. Join our students in an opportunity to share their culture over dinner, music and presentations. Ticketed event $12 each.
- November 26 – ‘Open Dialogue: Culture Exchange’ in the glass enclosure in the Vera Bracken Library – Anonymous questions boxes will be set up around campus in November, students staff and faculty can submit questions they have related to cultural diversity on campus and in the community in the box. The questions will be discussed on November 26 a the informal session, all are welcome.
- November 27 – ‘Wellness Wednesdays, what does mental health look like/mean to you?’ in the cafeteria hallway – We will be asking students, both international and domestic to answer this question. The idea is to get a range of responses to show the diverse responses from students across campus.
- November 25 – 29 “refuge Canada Display, in the Cuboid – In Partnership with the Esplanade and Refuge Canada we will have an interactive raft display on campus to promote the Refuge Canada exhibition.
Needing more outside this week of events? Let’s talk about the International Resource Room!
Are you an international student who sometimes feels like this?
…but you want to feel like this?
International students studying in Canada face many challenges. Our goal in the International Resource Room is to help international students in mainstream programming succeed in their new educational environment. In order to support students on this journey, we’re available Monday to Friday from 8:30 – 3:30 in B368. In addition to the drop-in service, we offer sessions to help you take your studies to the next level. Topics include:
- Organizing a paragraph
- Introductions and Conclusions
- Sentence Structure
- Studying and Test Taking Tips
- Planning assignments
Be sure to come up to the third floor above the library to room B368 and say hello!