The World Happens Here!

November 16 – 20, 2020

Join us for a week-long celebration of countries and cultures spanning time zones through dialogue, interactive booths, study abroad opportunities, film, and music. Awaken the traveler in you! #capuandworld



International Education Week 2020 is an online event open to all CapU students, alumni and employees.

The CapU Centre for International Experience has curated a series of events to highlight the diversity of cultures represented on campus and share more about various countries from around the world.

We welcome you to join any or all of the International Education Week events below to learn something new about a culture you may be unfamiliar with and help expand your global understanding.

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Presenter: Chris Bottrill PhD, Director, International
Description: Engage in a discussion about current global trends related to internationalization amid a global pandemic.

Join us on Zoom!

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Presenters: International Leadership & Mentorships Program Student Mentors
Host: Eduardo Gevenez, International Student Engagement Officer, Centre for International Experience
Description: Experience a cultural show and tell through virtual booth exhibits that will awaken the traveler in you.

Join us on an flight to visit interactive country booths and learn more about different cultural traditions.

Fly to at least 5 countries and be entered to win one of two $150 Amazon e-gift cards. Fasten your seat belts and enjoy your flight!

Countries Showcased: Mexico, Brazil, England, Italy, Germany, Iran, India, China, Japan and Vietnam. 

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Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Presenters: Study Abroad Ambassadors 2019-2020
Description: Despite the times, we invite you to re-ignite your wanderlust and go on a global journey with us to Austria, Denmark, England, France, Japan, Scotland, Switzerland, and more.

Join us to celebrate international education across borders and time zones. Meet our past CapU Study Abroad Ambassadors who will share their global adventures through stories and an interactive show-and-tell.

And, we’re excited to hear about your travel bucket list, too!

Join to Win! Be one of the first 20 participants, and you'll be automatically entered for a chance to win one of three $25 Amazon gift cards (You must enter “study abroad” in the chat box upon entry and stay with us for the announcement to qualify.). More travel-inspired prizes await during the fair!

Join us on Zoom!

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Presenters: International Leadership & Mentorship Program
Description: Grab a coffee and take a break from your schoolwork while you connect with students at our bi-weekly live gatherings in a casual and relaxed setting. This will be a special session focused in International Education Week topics.

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Time: 12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Presenters: Joss Arnott and Jason Arkell-Boles, Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts degree students, Spring 2020 Exchange, VIA University College, Denmark 
Moderator: Stasa Andric, Study Abroad and Partnerships Officer, Centre for International Experience (CIE)
Description: Take a Nordic journey to Aarhus, Denmark’s hidden gem, and into the creative film studios of VIA University College where Joss Arnott and Jason Arkell-Boles, our MOPA students, completed their full-term exchange this Spring 2021 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Through still and moving images of their journey and film work they've created, Joss and Jason will share cultural nuances and their life in Denmark both inside and outside the classroom. This webinar is open to all.

Join to Win! Be one of the first 20 participants, and you'll be automatically entered for a chance to win one of two $25 Amazon gift cards (You must enter “study abroad” in the chat box upon entry and stay with us for the announcement to qualify.). More travel-inspired prizes await during the fair!

Join us on Zoom!

International Education Week 2020 is organized and hosted by the Wong and Trainor Centre for International Experience at Capilano University.

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