International Week 2019

From Nov. 4 to 8, University of Manitoba students, staff and faculty are invited to celebrate all things international during International Week 2019.

All events are free. Events take place at the Fort Garry campus unless otherwise noted.

Be sure to follow along on social media using #uminternational.

STUDENTS

Monday, Nov. 4

Asper Exchange Pecha Kucha
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Drake Fishbowl (Asper Commemorative Room)
Join us for fun and fast-paced presentations on the #asperexchange experience. Watch as six students present 20 slides – at 20 seconds per slide – on their time overseas.

International Opportunities Fair
12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., 1st Floor, Fletcher Argue
Where will your degree take you? Check out a number of exciting international opportunities organized by the UM.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

International Centre Meet-and-Greet
10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Brodie Centre Mezzanine (Bannatyne campus)
Stop by to meet the International Centre team and learn how we support faculty, staff and students.

International Opportunities Fair
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2nd Floor Wallace
Where will your degree take you? Check out a number of exciting international opportunities organized by the UM.

Riddell Exchange and Travel Lunch
1 p.m. – 2 p.m., 218 Wallace
Learn more about exchange and travel opportunities while enjoying a free lunch.

Science Co-op: Student Stories from Abroad
1 p.m. – 2 p.m., 360 Helen Glass
Where WIL you go? Hear Science co-op students share their exciting international work and travel adventures.

Networking reception for former and future IID&GHTP and QES trainees
2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Buhler Atrium (Bannatyne campus)
All graduate students welcome! Are you interested in global health or multidisciplinary research? Want to gain international experience? Stop by for food, meet current and past program trainees and learn about global health opportunities available at the UM.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

#uminternational Wednesday
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 543 UMSU University Centre
Meet with exchange program alumni to hear their stories and ask questions.

Ethical Travel and the Politics of Cultural Tourism: A Panel Conversation
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge)
From Ayahuasca ceremonies in South America to yoga retreats in Bali, our panel explores the ethics and politics of cultural tourism.

Agricultural and Food Sciences Exchange Info Session
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., 138 Agriculture Building
Hear experiences from students who studied abroad, and learn how you can too!

Thursday, Nov. 7

Culture and Connection: A Series for New International Students - Making the Most of Winnipeg
12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. (graduate students) and 3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. (undergraduate students), 201 St. John’s College
These interactive advising sessions, hosted by International Centre advisors, help new international students make sense of their new lives in Winnipeg and at the UM. A great opportunity to meet fellow international students, share experiences and ask questions!

International Opportunities Fair
12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Agriculture Building Atrium
Where will your degree take you? Check out a number of exciting international opportunities organized by the UM.

Engineering Exchange Programs Information Session
1 p.m. – 2 p.m., E2-110, EITC
Gain an international edge to your engineering degree! Learn more about engineering study opportunities and research internships overseas.

Friday, Nov. 8

International Opportunities Fair
10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Engineering Atrium
Where will your degree take you? Check out a number of exciting international opportunities organized by the UM.

International Centre Open House
2 p.m. – 4 p.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge)
Stop by to meet the International Centre team and learn how we support faculty, staff and students.


FACULTY/STAFF

Monday, Nov. 4

East African Regional Advisory Group Meeting
9 a.m. – 11 a.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge)
Those with a research interest in East Africa will meet to discuss their work and plans.

East African Regional Advisory Group Poster Session
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge) and nearby alcove
Interested in research in East Africa? Visit the East African Regional Advisory Group’s poster session to discover what is happening at the UM.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

International Centre Meet-and-Greet
10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Brodie Mezzanine (Bannatyne campus)
Stop by to meet the International Centre team and learn how we support faculty, staff and students.

New UM Travel Tools
12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Room 164, Apotex Centre (Bannatyne campus)
Bring your lunch and learn about new and existing travel supports for faculty, staff and students.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Ethical Travel and the Politics of Cultural Tourism: A Panel Conversation
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge)
From Ayahuasca ceremonies in South America to yoga retreats in Bali, our panel explores the ethics and politics of cultural tourism.

Academics Without Borders Panel (for faculty)
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge)
Want to work with partners based in developing countries to help build a specific capacity of their university? Learn from the experiences of UM faculty who have already done it.

Thursday, Nov. 7

European Funding Opportunities Information Session
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., 307 Tier
Targeted to faculty, this presentation will include Jean Monnet project funding, Erasmus+ mobility funding and Horizon 2020 research funding.

Friday, Nov. 8

New UM Travel Tools
12 p.m. – 1 p.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge)
Bring your lunch and learn about new and existing travel supports for faculty, staff and students.

International Centre Open House
2 p.m. – 4 p.m., 217 UMSU University Centre (GSA Lounge)
Stop by to meet the International Centre team and learn how we support faculty, staff and students.