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International Education Week

at Nova Southeastern University

November 9-14, 2020

International Education Week is an annual celebration of cultural diversity and international opportunities for the entire NSU community.  

2020 Schedule

Please check back for continued updates and virtual event links.

Sharks Abroad Info Session

Want to study abroad but don't know where to start? Drop by an info session! The first step to becoming a Sharks Abroad participant is always to attend a Sharks Abroad Information Session. For even more information, follow us on instagram at @sharksabroad.

OPT F-1 Employment Workshop

This workshop is for F-1 International Students looking to learn more about the OPT Employment process.

Sharks Abroad Info Session

Want to study abroad but don't know where to start? Drop by an info session! The first step to becoming a Sharks Abroad participant is always to attend a Sharks Abroad Information Session. For even more information, follow us on instagram at @sharksabroad.

Fragomen Worldwide - F-1 Students: What Happens After Graduation - H-1B & Beyond

Presented by Fragomen Worldwide Attorneys Stephania Bertoni Norris and Minisha Patel, this workshop explains the particulars of obtaining an H1-B work visa including the process of H1-B sponsorship, visa allocation, cap-subject vs. cap-exempt, government and legal fees, the labor condition application, prevailing wage vs. actual wage, and cap-gap automatic extensions. This workshop also provides information regarding permanent residency based on employment.

F-1 International Student Internship & Job Search Panel

Come learn more about internship/job search from NSU international students who have found these opportunities in the United States.

Do All NSU Students Think the Same?

Participate in a cultural appropriation interactive debate to learn if all NSU students think the same.  Gift card prizes included!

One Million Dubliners Talkback Session

This year the annual NSU Irish Film Festival will be held virtually. You can view the movies at your own pace and then join us on Zoom for Talkback sessions on each film. NSU Professor David Kilroy will lead the discussion for the film One Million Dubliners. Don't miss!

CPT F-1 Employment Workshop

This workshop is for F-1 International Students looking to learn more about the CPT Employment process.

Forum: How Can International Students Become Involved in U.S. Politics?

  • TIME: 1:30 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Virtual - Register Here (Pwd: shark)
  • SPONSORED BY: Student Leadership & Civic Engagement (SLCE) & Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP)
  • CONTACT: Emily Velasquez

Making Study Abroad Affordable

Did you know you can actually spend less money studying abroad than studying at NSU? This presentation will help you understand how financial aid works, what scholarships are available, budgeting for study abroad, and other creative funding solutions. For even more information, follow us on instagram at @sharksabroad.

The Great Green Wall Project 

Join us to learn about The Great Green Wall Project and the growing crisis of desertification in the Sahel Region of Africa. Find out what you can do to make positive changes towards resolving this, as an NSU student or faculty member.

El Cafecito

Do you want to improve your Spanish? Drink a cafecito while practicing your Spanish in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Come be a part of El Cafecito, the Department of Humanities and Politics' Spanish Conversation Table.

  • TIME: 12:30 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Virtual
  •  SPONSORED BY: Department of History and Political Science
  • CONTACT: David Kilroy

Shark Tank Thursday: International Shark Festival Edition

For a special IEW Shark Tank Thursday, join us on the worldwide experience that is International Shark Festival! Music, crafts, organizations, and food all around the world showcasing the diversity of our campus. Come to join us and other organizations as we celebrate International Education Week 2020 with an all Around The Globe festival.

  • TIME: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: UC Spine
  • SPONSORED BY: S.E.A Board & Inter-Organizational Council (IOC)
  • CONTACT: Nicole Krimi

Trivia Extravaganza

Join the Office of Residential Life and Housing for an exciting evening of international trivia - tune in via your phone or laptop for a socially-distant, fun-filled competition while learning about other cultures! The winner of the event will receive an awesome prize 😊

Song of Granite Talkback Session

This year the annual NSU Irish Film Festival will be held virtually. You can view the movies at your own pace and then join us on Zoom for Talkback sessions on each film. NSU Professor David Kilroy will lead the discussion for the film Song of Granite. We'll also have a special pre-recorded interview with the Director, Patrick Collins. Don’t miss!

Just Dance Around the World 

Take a trip around the world with Infinite Motion "Just Dance " style! You don't want to miss this worldwide tour and play of the popular dance game. Hope to see you there on Thursday, November 12th from 7-9 pm at the Commons 123 A/B and on Zoom!

Global Village

Help NSU's campus learn more about your country by tabling at the Global Village! This event is an International Education Week tradition. Each table will represent a different country. Each country can be reimbursed up to $25 for materials purchased. Host a table by yourself or with your friends!

WANT TO HOST A TABLE?  REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY NOVEMBER 6th- REGISTER HERE!
Note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only the first 10 registrants are guaranteed a table.  

  • TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Don Taft University Center Spine
  • SPONSORED BY: Razor's Edge Global and the Office of International Affairs
  • CONTACT: Ramesh Gore

Mask Tie-Dye with Razor's Edge Global

Be creative and help keep our community safe by joining the Razor's Edge Global Kinship committee to make your own tie-dye mask!  All supplies provided! 

  • TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Commons Pagoda
  • SPONSORED BY: Razor's Edge Global and the Office of International Affairs
  • CONTACT: Jeannie Jaworski

International Holiday Traditions Night with Razor's Edge Global

Join the Razor's Edge Global International Student Engagement Committee for a fun night with discussions about holiday traditions from around the world.  There will also be a thrilling Kahoot adventure and Amazon gift card prizes! 

International Saturday of Service

Join SLCE in our partnership with Sole Hope in our efforts to bring hope and healing to Ugandan men and women. Volunteers will be working to craft pairs of shoes that will be donated to people in Uganda to protect their feet from hard conditions.

Cooking with Razor's Edge Leadership

Follow @razorsedgeleadership on Instagram to watch students of the program teach you how to cook recipes related to their culture! Videos will be posted every day in celebration of international education week!

Recipes from Around the World 

Follow @razorsedgeglobal Instagram account to learn a new recipe every day during IEW. Students will post a new video on IGTV teaching you how to prepare a traditional and delicious dish from their culture/home country. Let’s celebrate all cultures!

Campus Cursive International Theme Post-It Notes

Thank You To Our Partners

Thank You To Our Partners

NSU's International Education Week is a collaborative endeavor bringing together student leaders, departments, programs and campuses.  Thank you to the 2020 partners who have worked to contribute to our event schedule. 

Campus Cursive Campus Election Engagement Project Center for Academic and Personal Success
Chartwells Department of History and Political Science DOSACOUS Central Administration - Administration & Marketing
Infinite Motion Inter-Organizational Council NSU Facilities
Office of International Affairs Office of Residential Life & Housing Open Expressions
Razor's Edge Global Razor's Edge Leadership SEABoard
Sharks Abroad Team Student Leadership & Civic Engagement
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