Event Highlights

Explore your amazing #globalwesternu November 15-19, 2021!

International Week is for everyone - students, faculty, staff and the public! Please note, more information on how to join the virtual events will be provided on our event platform, Socio, as we receive it.  For the full list of events and more please visit:

  International Week Event Platform

International Week 2021 Event Recordings


International Week 2021 Event Highlights (all times are EST)

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  • Friday

  • Saturday

November 15, 2021

Kick-off keynote: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and the International Student Experience - A Keynote Featuring Dr. Opiyo Oloya and a student panel

  • Zoom webinar, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

International Learning Ambassadors drop-in with hot chocolate and cookies

  • Lower level, University Community Centre (near the Book Store), 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Italian Film Screening - Dept. of Languages and Cultures

  • AHB 1R40, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

For the full list of events and more please visit the International Week Event Platform!

November 16, 2021

Go Abroad Virtual Fair

  • Zoom sessions, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Go Abroad Info Sessions

  • Zoom sessions, 9:00 am - 10:00 am, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Workshop: Navigating Academic Intercultural Relationships, hosted by the Centre for Teaching and Learning

  • Zoom workshop, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

For the full list of events and more please visit the International Week Event Platform!

November 17, 2021

Africa-Western Collaborations Day: Virtual Mini Summit on Climate Change Adaptations in Africa

  • Zoom sessions, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Italian Conversation Group - Dept. of Languages and Cultures

  • Virtual drop-in session, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Click the event name to email Teresa Aconito for registration




For the full list of events and more please visit the International Week Event Platform!

November 18, 2021

GIS Days

  • Zoom sessions, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Power & Global Health Day

  • Zoom sessions, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

ESS Chalk Your Culture Event

  • Lower Level, UCC (outside of the Book Store), 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Journeys of migration: documentary called "The Mosque - A Community's Struggle"

  • Zoom session, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

For the full list of events and more please visit the International Week Event Platform!

November 19, 2021

Student Engagement in a Post Pandemic University

  • Vitali Student Lounge & Zoom session, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Songs of Many Lands

  • Livestream, 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm

Virtual Salsa Dance Class

  • Zoom session, 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm


For the full list of events and more please visit the International Week Event Platform!

November 20, 2021

Panel Discussion and Interactive Case Study on Ethical Global Volunteering

  • Zoom session, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm






For the full list of events and more please visit the International Week Event Platform!

 

International Week 2021 Activities

  • International Week Art Show brought to you by the Department of Languages & Cultures and the Department of Visual Arts
  • Tea Around the World brought to you by Western's Tea Club
    • November 15 - 19
  • Brescia's Cultural Cooking Showdown 
    • meet the contestants the evening of November 16 on Brescia's social media pages  

 

Please note: If you are unable to view the event schedule due to accessibility issues, please contact clamb43@uwo.ca or 519-661-2111 ext 81350 for details.