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Departments and organizations, interested in hosting an IEW event? Submit your information by completing this form.

Interested in getting involved with International Education Week? See the ways you can participate here

*All events are free for participants ! 

Monday, November 13

Flag Parade and Grand Opening Ceremony

11 am, Flag Parade - Price Center Plaza
12 pm, Opening Ceremony - Great Hall

Where the flag parade ends, the party begins! Join us as we begin International Education Week at UC San Diego!  The Grand Opening Ceremony is a chance for campus to get in the groove of IEW with food, fun and music! Sign up HERE.


Study Abroad and Career Development

12 noon – 1:00 pm; Career Services Center, Horizon Room

At this session you will learn how study abroad can enhance your career development and expand your job opportunities. We will also share information about how to translate your study abroad experience for resumes and job interviews.


Tuesday, November 14

Global Scholars, Global Impact

Global Scholars, Global Impact: An evening to celebrate UC San Diego's Internaitonal Faculty and Scholars.


International Students and Programs Office Open House

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Student Center B

To celebrate International Education Week, we would like to invite you to the International Students & Programs Office's Open House Adventure on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Student Center B. We are located on the corner of Gilman Drive and Mandeville Lane. Learn more about who we are, how we serve the international student population on campus, and how we can better work with and serve you! With an afternoon of food, desserts, drinks, and fun, we hope to see you there!


Wednesday, November 15

The Global Forum at International House - On Leave: Parental Leave Around the World

4PM, International House Great Hall 

An interactive discussion on the realities and restrictions of parental leave around the world.


Discussion leaders sign up HERE.


Thursday, November 16

Passport to Culture - India

3 pm Kathmandu Lounge, ERC

Earn your passport and travel to India! Learn about life and culture from current students who have lived and studied in various regions of the world while enjoying a taste of traditional food from the highlighted region each week.

Financial Aid and Scholarships for Study Abroad

3:00 – 4:00 pm; Study Abroad Office

Learn how to use financial aid to help fund your study abroad experience.  We will also talk about the various study abroad scholarships available to UCSD students.


U.S. Job Search Strategies for International PhDs

8:45AM-12PM, Horizon Room, Career Services Center

This interactive workshop is designed in collaboration with Career Center, Graduate Division, International Faculty & Scholar Office and Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs to provide international pre- and postdoctoral scholars with the tools they need to successfully navigate a job search for non-academic long-term employment in the U.S.A. Concerns that are common among the international population will be addressed including visa limitations, networking and interviewing process.


  • 8:45 am – Breakfast begins
  • 9:00 am – Presentation begins
  • 11:20 am – Presentation ends followed by 10 min break
  • 11:30 am – Breakout group session 1
  • 11:45 am - Breakout group session 2
  • 12:00 pm – Workshop ends


Study Abroad Open House

3PM, Study Abroad Office


Friday, November 17

Closing Ceremony at International Friday Café

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm, Great Hall, International House
Celebrate the end of IEW over lunch at the International Friday Café while enjoying a fashion show featuring styles from around the globe!  Cost for lunch is $5.00 and vegetarian options are available.  For more information on the International Friday Café click HERE.
To sign up and be a model of the International Fashion Show, sign up HERE

Triton World Cup

2:00pm, RIMAC Field

Are you ready for some fútbol? Assemble a team of 7, choose a country to represent and take on your fellow soccer fans in UCSD's own Triton World Cup.  Sign up HERE


Translating Study Abroad for the Job Search

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm; Career Services Center, Horizon Room

Come to this session to learn how you include study abroad on your resume, and how to talk appropriately about your experience

abroad in a job interview.