Mon, Nov 15, 2021 10:00 AM –

Fri, Nov 19, 2021 12:00 AM EST (GMT-5)

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International Education Week (IEW), November 15-19, 2021 is an opportunity to celebrate the diversity and richness of our campus community. Come join us in many programs and events from learning the basics of pronouncing names of different cultures, understanding lived experiences of students, to playing international trivia, enjoying snacks and drinks from all over the world, and getting ready for your next study abroad journey.


Past Events

Thu, Nov 18, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Online Event
Zoom link
My Experience as An International Student

Join a panel of international students sharing their lived experiences at Mason such as culture adjustment, encountered challenges, tips to succeed, and more!

Thu, Nov 18, 2021
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Online Event
Zoom link
Study Abroad 101: Student Stories and Panel

Learn from Mason study abroad alumni on topics such as how to pick a study abroad program, its prep work beforehand as well as how to finance your study abroad trip

Wed, Nov 17, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Online Event
Zoom link
Let's Talk about Culture!

Join OIPS for an International Education Week 2021 dialogue to discuss the following questions about culture:
What exactly is culture, and how does culture, and our cultural assumptions, affect our work, both with students and with each other?
What do we mean when we say a particular culture is "high context" or "low context"?
What are some tools that can make us more effective in communicating across cultures?
How can we better engage and interact with international students in the classroom?

Wed, Nov 17, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Online Event
Zoom link
Thrive @ Mason Nation

Join graduate student panelists from the International Education Policy program sharing their study/research experiences and how to best utilize campus resources to thrive at Mason!

Wed, Nov 17, 2021
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The HUB, Corner Pocket
International Education Week 2021 Celebration

Come play games, enjoy international snacks and drinks and celebrate each and every one of YOU!

Tue, Nov 16, 2021
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Merten Hall 1201
Right, Wrong, or Different: Are Countries Hoarding COVID-19 Vaccines? Should They Be?

Exchange perspectives across cultures on the challenges of equitable vaccine access during a public health emergency. FREE T-SHIRTS!

Mon, Nov 15, 2021
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Online Event
Zoom link
What is My Name?

Learn from students sharing tips on how to successfully pronounce their names. This session focuses on name pronunciation in Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Vietnamese, as well as in languages spoken in India.

Mon, Nov 15, 2021
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Johnson Center Bistro
International Trivia

Join us for fun and competitive international trivia. Test your knowledge and skills with topics varying from geography, flags, and languages. There will be prizes given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd players!

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