World W.I.S.E. - Events And Activities

Annual Global Colours Photo Contest

Students who have crossed cultures are invited to share their experiences through their photographs during our annual photo contest. Images are exhibited in the Gallery of Student Art and prizes are awarded to the winning photographers. View the winning entries and learn more about the Global Colours Photo Contest...

World Opportunities Week (W.O.W.)

WOW is held each Fall. During this week there are a variety of travel, work abroad, service learning, internship, and exchange presentations. Faculties and organizations that offer these opportunities visit the UM campus to showcase the ways students can get involved in global activities and gain international experience.

W.O.W. 2016 takes place from October 31 - November 4, 2016

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Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship

Each year, two cash prizes are awarded to U of M students who have exceptional leadership skills, demonstrate good global citizenship, and participate in activities that help bridge the local and the global.

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Students Without Borders Internships

Students Without Borders (SWB) lets students select their own learning experience and offers them the opportunity to work in a developing country and apply theoretical concepts to real work, contributing in a tangible way to real developoment projects. Up to 5 challenging SWB internships with local organizations in Malawi, Peru, and Vietnam have been reserved for qualifying U of M students.

  • Click HERE for more information about the Students Without Borders internship opportunities.

Global Issues Discussions

Scheduled throughout the year are discussions and presentations on a variety of globally related topics by local and visiting speakers.

Information Sessions

Find out about specific international opportunities at various information sessions throughout the year. Sessions highlight upcoming opportunities to work, intern, volunteer, and travel abroad.