NIC International Education Week on from Nov. 15-19

Join NIC’s Office of Global Engagement in November. Meet students from around the world, hear from NIC students who have studied abroad and learn how to plan your own international education journey — whether you are a student, staff member or faculty.

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Virtual ‘Adventour’ Scavenger Hunt @ the Comox Valley Library & Learning Commons (open to all campuses)

Monday, Nov. 15 to Friday, Nov. 19

Online: library.nic.bc.ca/adventour

Running during International Education Week (Nov. 15 – 19), take a virtual trip to learn more about the countries that your fellow NIC students call home.

Watch the videos in our Adventour Scavenger Hunt and then answer a few questions to be entered to win prizes. Contest closes Nov. 19.

Culinary tour of the world – cafeteria specials

Monday, Nov. 15 to Friday, Nov. 19

Comox Valley campus cafeteria (Tyee Hall) and Campbell River campus cafeteria

You can’t celebrate international education without tasty and new food options, right? Drop by the Campbell River and Comox Valley cafeterias this week and sample special menu items from across the world.

Country Visits

Tuesday, Nov. 16

11 am – 1 pm

Student Lounge (Comox Valley campus)

Wishing you could travel? Try the next best thing — join NIC international students from all over the world as they share information about their home country, cultures and educational standards. You might even have the opportunity to learn a few words in a different language!

Snacks and beverages provided courtesy of the OGE!

Student and Staff Mobility at NIC: Part 1 — Global Skills Opportunity Consortium – Study Abroad Faculty Engagement with colleagues in BC, Yukon, and Northwest Territories

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021

12:30- 1:30pm

Online. Click here to register/join the meeting

Passionate about taking your students in an experiential learning journey outside of the classroom? Interested to find out how you can engage with colleagues from BC, Yukon, and Northwest territories in the development of virtual and in-person study abroad opportunities?

Join your colleagues from Northern Light College, Yukon University, Coast Mountain College, and Aurora college in a webinar presenting the Global Skills Opportunity Consortium

Student and Staff Mobility at NIC: Part 2 — Study Abroad in 2022

Wednesday, Nov. 17

12:30-2:30 pm

Student Lounge (Comox Valley campus) + online via Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the meeting).

Are you interested to find out about study abroad opportunities available in 2022?

Meet Romana Pasca, manager of international projects, partnerships and global education, for an informal chat about virtual and in-person exchange, field schools, degree completion, and double degree opportunities — as well as available study abroad scholarships.

You can also learn more about the Field School in Jordan - Town of Nebo Archaeological Project.

Student and Staff Mobility at NIC: Part 3 — Faculty Engagement in International Work/Study Abroad (with Romana Pasca)

Thursday, Nov. 18

11 am – 1 pm

Online via Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the meeting.)

Are you interested to find out how you can engage in international work and/or development of study abroad opportunities?

Meet Romana Pasca, manager of international projects, partnerships and global education, for an informal chat about ways to engage and be engaged in international development work and study abroad opportunities.

Welcome to the Library!

Thursday, Nov. 18

10-10:30 am

Campbell River Library & Learning Commons

Come check out the Campbell River Library & Learning Commons new ‘Welcome’ sign in fifteen different languages and take time to learn about the services and resources the library has to offer.

Beverages and goodies will be offered. Drop by — we look forward to seeing you!

International Student Panel: Exploring Cultural Norms in the Classroom

Friday, Nov. 19

12-1pm

Online via BlueJeans. Link: https://bluejeans.com/396430016/5865 

In this International Student Panel, we invite you to meet three of our current international students and hear about their individual experiences of pivoting to online learning and navigating a shifting cultural landscape. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and engage in open discussion. Please join us for this final event for International Education Week 2021.