International Education Week

Join the Celebration This November 14 - 18, 2022

A worldwide Celebration of International Education and exchange through food, culture, music, art and educational events. Over 15 events on UIW campus.

UIW is proud to participate in International Education Week. Student Organizations, Colleges and Departments are invited to host events related to international education and cultural exchange. International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to the U.S. to study, learn, and exchange experiences.


Monday, November 14, 2022 Open
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Open
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Open
Thursday, November 17, 2022 Open
Friday, November 18, 2022 Open

Volunteer Opportunities

International Week Committee

Help our team plan and build fun events during International Education Week. From fairs to parade to photo ops that inspire us to appreciate culture and diversity and celebrate our love for travel!

Receive 10-15 hours of community service for helping plan, prepare and execute. Leaders needed!

Sign up to Volunteer for IEW

UIW Parade of Nations:

UIW will host its inaugural UIW Parade of Nations during the opening ceremony of UIW International Education Week. We invite all international student-athletes, exchange students and international students to carry their home country flag with pride during the campus parade on Monday, Nov 15 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The parade will start at the SEC and end in West Gate Circle for the UIW IEW Opening Ceremony.

Sign up to be a Flag Bearer

IEW Food Festival

International students and businesses cook and share food from their home country. Promote your organization and business through your participation. November 16, 2022, Time- 4 - 6 p.m., Set Up time: 3:30 p.m., SEC Ballroom
Please make dishes or beverages available in small sample sizes for 75-150 people. All samples are given to attendees free of charge. Warmers, pans and wire chafer stand kit provided. If an outlet is required please specify below, no open flames allowed. Time to share the culture and your amazing foods with UIW campus!!

For Students Only:

Receive up to 3 hours of community service for preparing food and 4 hours of community service for set-up and serving food. Turn in your receipt for up to $25 reimbursement on food used at the fair.

Sign up for the Int'l Food Festival


It's your turn to teach the faculty! Help us show faculty and staff what it's really like to apply for a visa and try to arrive in the US as an int'l student.

Receive 2- 4 hours of community service for role-playing during this fun exercise!

Sign up to Volunteer for ACIREMA