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International Education Week

#IEWUofSC this year is November 13-17, 2017. Mark your calendars! More details to come soon.

About the week:

International Education Week (IEW) is a week of events at UofSC that promotes and celebrates international exchange worldwide. Our aim is to promote communication between different cultures at UofSC and to help develop global-ready UofSC graduates.

This week corresponds with the joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education. The UofSC community joined this global initiative in 2004 in order to recognize our institution's global community and to promote further internationalization among faculty, staff, and students. 

International Education Week contributes significantly to the university’s goal of a Global Carolina. The week offers various activities to students, faculty and staff that promote international exchange, cultural competence, and dialogue.

How to get involved:

Sign up to volunteer, host a Bazaar table, or check out our list of classroom ideas for the week. 

Faculty and Staff

  • Involve your class in IEW, see the Faculty Toolkit of ideas and suggested events (available soon)
  • Volunteer to help at one or more events
  • Sponsor an event during IEW
  • Donate items or gift cards for event winners
  • Register your international-friendly event for the IEW calendar

Students and Student Organizations

  • Host a table at the International Bazaar on Greene Street, Nov. 14, 2016
  • Register your international-friendly event for the IEW calendar
  • Volunteer to help at one or more events.