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Stay up-to-date with the events for the UCF's 2022 International Education Week! This page is constantly updating, so be sure to keep checking back for the latest developments.

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2022 Event Calendar

Mon, Nov. 14

Opening Celebration

Join the celebration as UCF welcomes the opening of International Education Week 2022! This fair/expo style event will have music, performances, pictures with Knightro, and much more.

 

11:00AM – 1:00PM

UCF Reflecting Pond

 

HOSTED BY UCF GLOBAL

table with breakfast plate and international flags in the center

Wed, Nov. 16

International
Education Week
Partner Breakfast

This special event will host international partners and donors for a breakfast to celebrate and honor all things international. A special program will be organized for the breakfast which will include a distinguished keynote speaker and
international entertainment. More information to come.

 

9:00AM – 10:30AM

Pegasus Ballroom – Student Union

 

HOSTED BY UCF GLOBAL

Fri, Nov. 18

UCF Global’s
“Giving Thanks”
Picnic Celebration

UCF Global will be hosting a picnic lunch to take a moment and give thanks. This will be an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to engage in conversation and celebrate the holiday season with food, fun and activities. We encourage you to bring your own blankets, chairs, and picnic lunch.

 

12:00PM – 3:00PM

UCF Memory Mall

 

HOSTED BY UCF GLOBAL

2022 Event Calendar

Stay up-to-date with the events for the UCF's 2021 International Education Week! This page is constantly updating, so be sure to keep checking back for the latest developments.

Mon, Nov. 15

Opening Celebration

 

Join the celebration as UCF welcomes the opening of International Education Week 2021! This fair/expo style event will have music, performances, pictures with Knightro, and much more! 


11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
UCF Reflecting Pond

HOSTED BY UCF GLOBAL

UCF library

Mon, Nov. 15 - Fri, Nov. 19

Supporting International Education through Global Collections

 

To celebrate the International Education Week, the UCF libraries will showcase an international book display from Nov 15-19, 2021, featuring books by international authors and books highlighting global themes and issues.

Mon, Nov. 15

Study Abroad Exchange Programs: Information Session and Application Process

 

This session will introduce opportunities for study abroad and their relevant application processes.


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

Group of people standing in front of screen

Mon, Nov. 15

Building Bridges Through Education 

 

UCF students from the intermediate class will meet with the Russian students through their international project “Connecting Classrooms” and talk about the educational systems in both countries. 


12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Classroom Building 1 (CB1) 205

 

man and woman smiling

Mon, Nov. 15

Project Harmony Virtual Information Session 

 

Relationship education is usually coveted for a chosen few. Project Harmony strives to change that by providing relationship education to couples at no cost. Participants learn communication skills, conflict resolution, and financial management. Join our information session and learn more! 


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

PARK GÜELL, Barcelona, Spain

Mon, Nov. 15

UCF Abroad: Barcelona Center Information Session

 

UCF Abroad is excited to offer a 4-week study abroad program in Barcelona, offering courses in Health Sciences and Spanish Language. Students will learn about the program opportunity and how to apply for the 25+ scholarship awards that UCF Abroad is offering.


5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

man standing in front of mural

Tues, Nov. 16

Building Peace in a Fractured Society

 

GPII is privileged to be hosting Rev. Dr. Gary Mason for a presentation titled: Building Peace in A Fractured Society. His talk will be based on his work in Northern Ireland and the Israel-Palestinian conflict. 


11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
UCF Global (GB) 101

Tues, Nov. 16

The Sweet Middle East

 

Join us for a one-hour session where you will learn how to bake very traditional middle eastern cookies, Kleicha. Ingredients are available on the Zoom Registration link if you would like to bake along!


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

Russian buildings

Tues, Nov. 16

Russian Culture Night “Russian Musical Traditions”

 

Russian Culture night will present Russian folk music traditions in Russia together with the delicious traditional food.

Faculty and Staff only, please RSVP by November 12, 2021 to Alla.Kourova@ucf.edu.


5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Classroom Building 1 (CB1) 205

students getting popcorn

Tues, Nov. 16

Movie Festival

 

We will be enjoying a great movie based in England with popcorn and butterbeer! Please join us!


6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Rosen College of Hospitality Management

body of water with monument in Japan

Wed, Nov. 17

Meet Consul General of Japan in Miami-Kazuhiro Nakai

 

The Puerto Rico Research Hub is proud to host Consul General of Japan in Miami-Kazuhiro Nakai. Consul Nakai will discuss his professional trajectory, particularly his experience as Director of International Education. He will also discuss his work as Consul in Florida. Finally, he will share how Japan has dealt with current issues affecting the global community including COVID-19, climate change, and others.

Dr. Fernando I. Rivera, Director of the Puerto Rico Research Hub will moderate the discussion.

This is a public forum, all are welcome to attend.


10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Zoom Meeting Link

Russian building

Wed, Nov. 17

Why Should You Learn Russian?

 

Guest speaker, Dr. Morris will present analytical analysis of the Russian language and it needs for America students in different degrees and programs.


11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Classroom Building 1 (CB1) 212

stack of books in Russian

Wed, Nov. 17

Russian Language and Literature

 

Guest speaker, Dr. Morris will present his view on the Russian Literature and its influence on the world.


12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Classroom Building 1 (CB1) 212

students standing together at event

Wed, Nov. 17

Rosen College International Day 2021 

 

Join us for performances, presentations, and games with Rosen College global faculty and staff! 

Wed, Nov. 17

United States in the Middle East: A Perspective From Kurdistan

 

The U.S. combat forces are scheduled to leave Iraq by the end of 2021 and only a small number of U.S. forces remain in Syria. In this context, the Kurds of Iraq remain one of the steadfast allies of the United States in the Middle East. Mr. Qubad Talabani, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq and a prominent Kurdish leader, provides his unique perspective on the opportunities and challenges facing his own people and the U.S. involvement in the region.

international foods

Wed, Nov. 17

Taste of Hospitality

 

Join us as we enjoy games and food from 6-7 different countries!

 

Wed, Nov. 17

Immigration 102: International Students

 

An international student’s journey to studying in the United States is a complex, multistep process that begins long before the student arrives. This session will highlight an international student’s journey starting from before they apply to the university, to obtaining their student visa, arriving to the United States, and the many things they must consider while earning their degree. Participants will gain a better understanding of what international students must go through to pursue their dream of studying in the United States.

Pre-registration is required: Faculty, A&P, and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu > Employee Self Service > Learning & Development > Request Training Enrollment. Students and OPS: Email your name, course title, and course date to diverse@ucf.edu.


3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Virtual Event

students sitting around table with food

Wed, Nov. 17

Russian Tea Hour: Samovars and Study Abroad

 

“Samovars and Study Abroad” is monthly Russian Tea Hour with Dr. Kourova where UCF students can learn important information about different scholarships and have fun learning cultural aspects of Russia.

students in front of the Kremlin in Russia

Wed, Nov. 17

Scholarship Opportunities Abroad: Fulbright, Boren, and More

 

(R.A.S.A. ) Russian American Students Association at UCF and Dr. Kourova will present the information about Scholarship opportunities Abroad: Fulbright, Boren, and CLS.


7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Psychology Building (PSY) 111

PARK GÜELL, Barcelona, Spain

Thurs, Nov.18

UCF Abroad: Barcelona Center Information Session

 

UCF Abroad is excited to offer a 4-week study abroad program in Barcelona, offering courses in Health Sciences and Spanish Language. Students will learn about the program opportunity and how to apply for the 25+ scholarship awards that UCF Abroad is offering.


11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Zoom Meeting Link

Thurs, Nov. 18

UCF Abroad: Study Abroad 101 Information Session

 

Students will learn the basics about how to select a study or intern abroad program and the application processes involved.


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

group discussion

Thurs, Nov. 18

Hear from UCF International Alumni: Lunch and Learn

 

UCF Global and Experiential Learning bring to you an informative session where you will hear from a panel of international student alumni currently living and working in the U.S. Bring your lunch to our virtual table and learn what alumni have to say about life after graduation. The discussion will be focused on employment as an F-1 student after graduation.

 


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

Thurs, Nov. 18

Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence Speaker Series: Douglas London

 

Author Douglas London will speak about his new book, “The Recruiter: Spying and the Lost Art of American Intelligence” as well as other topics related to the American intelligence community. He will also be signing copies of his book.


1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
UCF Global (GB) 101

students looking at laptop

Thurs, Nov. 18

Be $cam $mart

 

UCF Victim Services will discuss the danger of fraud, scams, and identity theft specific to our students via Zoom. The objective of the presentation will be to raise awareness on these topics and offer reporting options and resources.


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

Thurs, Nov. 18

Sustainability in Indian States

 

This event will be an interactive Zoom discussion on the issue of sustainability in Indian states presented by Neelima Jain of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Following the initial brief presentation, audience members are invited to present questions for discussion.


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

people sitting against wall

Thurs, Nov. 18

Translation in Conversation: An Interactive Experience Translating Kurdish Poetry

 

This event, with the Translation Society of UCF, features a live, collaborative translation of Sorani Kurdish poetry. There is no expectation that attendees know Kurdish, but audience involvement will be welcome and encouraged!


6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Burnett Honors College (BHC) 131

Fri, Nov. 19

UCF Global’s
“Giving Thanks”
Picnic Celebration

 

UCF Global will be hosting a picnic lunch to take a moment and give thanks. This will be an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to engage in conversation and celebrate the holiday season with food, fun and activities. We encourage you to bring your own blankets, chairs, and picnic lunch. Pop Parlour and Amish Pretzels will be available for purchase.


12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
UCF Memory Mall

HOSTED BY UCF GLOBAL

person with face painted like the earth

Fri, Nov. 19

Internships Abroad: Steps to Interning Abroad for Credit

 

This session hosted by Experiential Learning, will show students the benefits and process to interning abroad, and seeking credit for their internship. Examples will be shared of past student experiences with partner programs.


1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Link

Fri, Nov. 19

ISA Language Exchange

 

Join the International Student Association to learn about different countries around the world and practice Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, and some other languages!

 


2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
UCF Global (GB) 122

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