I Heart Travel Week 2021

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Monday, February 8, 2021 (All day) to Friday, February 12, 2021 (All day)

Virtual
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Although the world of travel may look a little different nowadays, the Office of Global Education is happy to provide a virtual escape to many different countries through I Heart Travel Week 2021! The Office of Global Education has partnered with various campus departments to provide an assortment of virtual events to get you excited about studying abroad and expanding your worldview. Check out our Calendar of Events below and follow KSU Education Abroad on social media to join the adventure!

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For more information about opportunities to study abroad, please visit Education Abroad.

 

Date and Time Event Name and Description How to Join
All Week!

Recipes of the World

Food is one of the best ways to experience a country or culture and oftentimes evokes memories of time well-spent with friends, old and new. Is there a recipe you have learned to make that embodies your own culture or a place to which you have traveled? The Education Abroad team is collecting recipes to share with the campus community.

Sponsored by: Education Abroad

Submit your recipe through the Google Form!

Monday, February 8

- All Day!

Explore Africa & the Middle East

Join the Education Abroad team on social media to learn about several countries in Africa and the Middle East!

Sponsored by: Education Abroad

Head to Instagram @StudyAbroadKent

Tuesday, February 9

- All Day!

Explore the Americas

Join the Education Abroad team on social media to learn about several countries in the Americas!

Sponsored by: Education Abroad

Head to Instagram @StudyAbroadKent

Tuesday, February 9 from 10:00 - 11:00AM

Financial Aid for Study Abroad

Does the thought of financing an education abroad experience seem daunting? Please join Jessica Russell, Financial Aid Counselor for Education Abroad, for a brief presentation to learn how you can utilize your financial aid package to assist with paying for a KSU education abroad program and how to find scholarship opportunities. There will be plenty of time to ask questions!

Sponsored by: Office of Student Financial Aid

To join the live session via Teams, please click here
Tuesday, February 9 from 3:00 - 3:30PM

Passport Trivia

International travel requires a passport, but how much do you really know about it? What is a passport, and why do we even need them? Test your knowledge with this fun trivia game all about passports! Join us during the live session on Tuesday to play. If you are not available at that time, check back later for a printable quiz and answer sheet.

Sponsored by: International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

To join the live trivia game via Teams, please click here.
Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00PM

Res Airways Panama

Join the Office of International Student Affairs and Gustavo Santamaria Gonzalez for Res Airways Panama! Gustavo is an international student from the country of Panama, and he will be showcasing his country and culture. You will have the chance to learn about history, cuisine, customs, and more! You can even ask Gustavo questions at the end of the presentation. This is a great opportunity to connect with other students and expand your global awareness all from the comfort of your home. We can't wait to see you there!

Sponsored by: Office of International Student Affairs

To join the live Zoom meeting, please click here.

Meeting ID: 

873 6500 6915

Wednesday, February 10

- All Day!

Explore Europe

Join the Education Abroad team on social media to learn about several countries in Europe!

Sponsored by: Education Abroad

Head to Instagram @StudyAbroadKent
Wednesday, February 10 from 4:30 - 5:30PM

Cultural Café: African American & Democratic Republic of the Congo Cultures

We hope you will join our Cultural Café to learn more about the African American and the Democratic Republic of the Congo cultures. Our presenters are Ebony Jones from the U.S. and Cedric Mubikayi Kabasele from the DRC.

Sponsored by: International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

To join the Cultural Café via Teams, please click here

Thursday, February 11

- All Day!

Explore Asia

Join the Education Abroad team on social media to learn about several countries in Asia!

Sponsored by: Education Abroad

Head to Instagram @StudyAbroadKent

Thursday, February 11

11:00AM - 3:00PM

Carry-Out Lunch from ISSS

We can't travel right now, but we can offer you a free lunch! You can choose from a Mediterranean, Asian, or Vegetarian theme. Any lunch can be modified for vegans, vegetarians, or those with dietary restrictions. Registration is required to collect a lunch. Register for your lunch by Sunday, February 7 at 11:59PM.

Sponsored by: International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Pre-register for your lunch here by February 7 at 11:59PM!
Thursday, February 11 from 3:00 - 4:30PM

Black All Around the World: Afro-International Identity

As we prepare to celebrate Black History Month, the Student Multicultural Center and the Office of International Student Affairs is hosting an event to highlight the experiences of Black individuals from around the world. 

To join the live session on Zoom, please click here

Friday, February 12

- All Day!

Explore Oceania

Join the Education Abroad team on social media to learn about several countries in Oceania!

Sponsored by: Education Abroad

Head to Instagram @StudyAbroadKent
Friday, February 12, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:00PM

Opportunities for Living and Working in Canada

Representatives from the Immigration section of the Consulate General of Canada will conduct a presentation and cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • The process to become a Canadian via the Express Entry program
  • Opportunities to work in Canada

Current students or alumni are welcome. International and U.S. American citizen students in any discipline are welcome. 

Sponsored by: Office of Global Education

To join the live session on Teams, please click here!
Friday, February 12, 2021 at 7:00PM

Friday Foreign Film Series

Join ISSS for our new event series - First Friday Foreign Films. The first Friday of every month we will be screening new and noteworthy foreign language films. Our first event will take place during I Heart Travel Week and will feature The Farewell. Following the film, we look forward to discussing all of your thoughts and reactions surrounding the film and the cultural representation throughout.

Sponsored by: International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

To receive the link to view and join, please pre-register here. 

 

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