Participate in IEW

The Division of Global Engagement has partnered with departments, colleges, and offices across campus to provide our community with a wide range of intercultural, international, and globally-themed events during IEW. This is an excellent opportunity to broaden your own cultural perspective by sharing with and learning from others.

  • Hunger Banquet

    Wednesday, November 13 | Event Canceled


    Chinese Name Pronunciation Workshop

    Monday, November 18, 12:00 - 13:00 | Humanities 1-210

    Do you find yourself working with students that have Chinese names? Are you interested in strengthening your pronunciation skills? Come join this workshop where we will help you understand the basics of Chinese sounds in Mandarin in the context of commonly used Chinese names.


    Italian Language and Culture Info Session

    Monday, November 18, 12:00 - 13:00 | Humanities 2-259

    Come to this information session and learn how you can study Italian while exploring the small town of Sorrento on the majestic Amalfi Coast. The program will be hosted by Sant'Anna Institute, where you will take Italian language and culture courses, learn about food production in Italy, and discover how the locals live through cultural excursions, cooking courses and tastings, and a full immersion experience


    Exploring Career Benefits of Study Away for 1st Gen Students

    Tuesday, November 19, 17:30 - 19:00 | Namaste Lounge

    Are you a first-generation college student? Have you ever thought about studying abroad or away? Want to know why it can be a valuable part of your future career? Then please join us to learn more about study away opportunities, talk to a career coach, and hear from first-gen study abroad and away returnees.


    November International Coffee Hour

    Wednesday, November 20, 11:00 - 12:00, Cafe Ivéta

    Join the Division of Global Engagement and fellow international Banana Slugs for a cup of coffee. Drop-in for a chat, and stay for as little or as long as you like. Free coffee while supplies last


    Immigration After Graduation (OPT, H-1B, U.S. Permanent Residence)

    Wednesday, November 20, 12:00 - 13:00 | Humanities 1-202

    Come learn how to plan your post-grad life and career and learn what you need to take the next step from Frank Calabrese, Director of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).


    Study Abroad for Linguistics and Language Studies

    Wednesday, November 20, 13:30 - 14:30 | Stevenson 249

    Did you know that studying abroad or away is a great way to cultivate and enhance linguistic and language skills? Come learn more about your options in linguistics and language studies.


    Study Abroad for History Majors

    Wednesday, November 20, 15:00 - 16:00 | Humanities 520

    Study Abroad is a great way to experience cultures shaped by centuries of historical events (that you've likely read about)! Study abroad courses may also be applied to history major or minor requirements! Join advisers from UCSC Study Abroad and the History Department for a special presentation. Learn about the many UCEAP programs available, the application process, and how to get started!


    UCEAP Peace Corps Prep

    Wednesday, November 20, 18:00 - 19:00 | Cervantes & Velasquez, Baytree Bookstore

    The UCEAP Peace Corps Prep is a certificate program that can help you develop the skills and experience to become a highly competitive applicant for the Peace Corps and prepare for a career in international development, public service, NGO sector, or diplomacy. Regardless of whether you are Peace Corps bound, the program helps prepare you for life after college. Open to all undergraduates but only US citizens may apply for this opportunity.


    Internationally Themed College Night | Theme: Crazy Rich Asians

    Wednesday, November 20, 18:00 - 20:00 | College Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room

    A College Night is a special community program that has three components: education, entertainment and a wonderful meal. Off-campus students who do not have a meal plan may pick up a ticket in the Activities Office the week of the event, first-come, first-served. For this evening, we will explore themes surrounding the book and movie, “Crazy Rich Asians.” Topics of exploration will include family traditions, the Asian-American experience(s), classism, and colorism.


    Funding for Study, Research, Teaching in Germany Info Sessions

    Thursday, November 21 | Event Canceled


    “Fund for Education Abroad” Scholarship Info Session

    Thursday, November 21, 13:00 - 14:00 | GE Conference Room 101

    Are you interested in studying abroad during Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or the entire 2020-2021 year? Join the Fund for Education Abroad scholarship information session to learn how you can apply for up to $10,000 in aid towards your study abroad experience.


    International Trivia Night

    Thursday, November 21, 18:00 - 20:00 | Oakes Learning Center

    Ready to test your smarts in a friendly competition of international-themed trivia? Join the Division of Global Engagement for International Trivia Night and win some fabulous prizes and gain new knowledge. Food and drinks will be provided!


    Study Abroad for Sociology and Community Studies

    Friday, November 22, 13:20 - 14:25 | Rachel Carson Room 240

    Are you a History major or minor? If so, come to this information session to learn about study abroad program types, popular programs by major, academic and general planning, affording study abroad including using financial aid and applying for scholarships and much more!