International Education Week 2009

International Education Week 2009

International Education Week is a nation wide event which aims to celebrate the cultural diversity in Canada. It showcases all the international education initiatives that prepare Canadians to actively participate in an increasing global village. The theme for Canada's 2009 International Education Week is Promoting Global Citizenship.

IEW 2009 Poster
Daily Event List

This year Brock celebrated IEW from November 16 - 20, 2009 with a series of cultural and academic activities.

The following outlines the events that last all week long.

  • International Photo Exhibitions: "This Is My Home" and "Home Away from Home"
  • MedPlus in Peru Photo Reflection Display
  • Daily International Special at Issac's Bar & Grill

The following outlines the various events that took place during that week:

Monday, November 16

12 - 1pm Nigerian Cooking Demonstration                             
Location:  International Workshop R208

3:45 - 5pm We Welcome the World Reception
Location: Pond Inlet

Tuesday, November 17

9 - 11am Tour of Egypt
Location: Sankey Chambers

12 - 1pm International Coffee Tasting
Location: International Workshop Decew 208

4 - 6pm An Afternoon of Finnish Culture and Food
Location: International Workshop

Wednesday, November 18

11am - 2pm International Snack Food Festival
Location:  Mackenzie Chown Block A

Dinner 4:30-7:30 Experience the World at Lowenberger Dining Hall
Location:  Lowenberger Dining Hall

Thursday, November 19

2:30 - 3:30 My Experience of a Lifetime- Student Exchange
Location: International Workshop, Decew 208

Lunch, 11:30 – 1:30 & Dinner, 4:30 – 7:30
Experience the World at Decew Dining Hall
Location: Decew Dining Hall

Friday, November 20

12 - 1pm Working Abroad
Location: Sankey Chambers

1:30 – 2:30 The Art of Crossing Cultures
Learning Commons Classroom B

5 – 6pm Cultural Café: Focus on Germany
Location: International Workshop, Decew 208