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UGA to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 17-21

The Office of International Education, the Office of International Student Life, academic departments and student organizations from across campus have put together a weeklong schedule of events to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 17-21.

Events include WorldFest and Parade of Flags on Nov. 17; a storytelling session with students with international experiences on Nov. 18; cross-cultural simulation activities on Nov. 18 and 19; an international scholar and faculty reception on Nov. 20; and the announcement of the winner of the Office of International Education’s annual photo/video contest on Nov. 21.

There also will be a cultural awareness celebration hosted by Franklin College’s comparative literature department on Nov. 20.

A full calendar of the events that will occur during UGA’s International Education Week as well as times and locations for each are at

“International Education Week gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the role of international education in providing a well-rounded education and equipping students with the competencies for living and working in an intercultural environment,” said Kavita Pandit, associate provost for international education. “I invite the UGA community to participate in one or more International Education Week events.”