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International Education Week

Nov. 13 - 16, 2018

*Jet lag not included

We're bringing the world to SAIT — come say hi at International Education Week (IEW).

Connect with people and cultures from around the world and add a global perspective to your student experience through workshops, social celebrations and sporting events happening throughout the week.

More than 100 countries celebrate IEW to encourage dialogue and engagement within the international community.

For more information please contact iew@sait.ca.

IEW at SAIT is a collaboration between Study Abroad and the International Centre, with support from Athletics and Recreation and SAITSA.

Event highlights

Global Expo

Tuesday, Nov. 13 | 11 am to 2 pm
Irene Lewis Atrium, Stan Grad Centre
No registration required

Kick off International Education Week with Global Expo — an interactive opportunity to connect with people and experience cultures from around the world. Meet and share a story or two — or some travel advice — with students, staff and faculty from SAIT, plus representatives from community organizations, at info booths representing Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe and the Americas.

Share your story, contribute your culture — volunteer at a Global Expo info booth.

Email iew@sait.ca to volunteer

Pack Your Resumé Right with International Experience

Wednesday, Nov. 14 | noon to 1 pm
Macdonald Hall, Heritage Hall
Students welcome


Get pro tips on highlighting your international experience on your resumé. This session is facilitated by the Student Employment and Career Centre and is designed specifically for international students and any student who has participated in a study abroad program.

Introduction to International Sports

Wednesday, Nov. 14 | noon to 1 pm
SAIT Gym, Campus Centre
Students, faculty and staff welcome


How many players are there on a cricket team? How many points is a ‘try' worth in rugby? What's a ‘let' in badminton? Learn about and play some popular international sports from around the world.

Study Abroad Reception

Friday, Nov. 16 | 4 to 6 pm
Macdonald Hall, Heritage Hall
Students, faculty and staff welcome


Explore Study Abroad through the experiences of past participants.

Global food menu

The Gateway, Campus Centre

Explore some international flavours with tasty feature dishes at The Gateway throughout IEW:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 13 - African vegetable samosas, habanero pepper sauce
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14 - Argentinian chimichurri steak bites
  • Thursday, Nov. 15 - Vietnamese chicken satays, spicy peanut sauce
  • Friday, Nov. 16 - Italian prosciutto-stuffed arancini, tomato basil ragù

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