International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW) is a yearly event co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate international education and exchange, and to prepare students and future leaders to thrive in the global environment.

Holding the Earth in the palm of your hand

IEW Global Engagement Fair

UC Lounge

Come have fun with tables from student organizations, faculty, and cultures representing different subjects and the importance of International Education. Stop by for information, art, presentations, and free food

Would you like to host a table?

Spaces are available for:

  • International students
  • Multicultural students
  • Anyone who has studied abroad
  • Student clubs and organizations on campus
  • Anyone who would like to present about an intercultural or international topic  

Sign up here!

International Cafe- Let's eat!

International Café

Dining Hall

Enjoy food inspired by countries and cultures across the world, cooked by chefs from Sodexo

the world map made out of the alphabet

Study Abroad Fair


UC Mall

Learn about the various study abroad trips going on for UNCP students and staff. This may include short term Study Abroad trips led by our faculty or long term trips through our partnered schools or programs

Find out more about study abroad opportunities: HERE

thoughts exchanging

Brave Dialogue

UC Conference room

Discuss and learn about topics that will promote global engagement through a specific topic chosen by faculty or students

mahjong pieces

International Festival

UC Lounge

Play games from around the world and earn participation points that you can use to eat international foods


Fun Evening Activity


Throughout the week there will be different activities during the evening. Activities may include movie nights, dinners, and trivia night

International Education Week is coming soon and we need volunteers!

Please sign up to volunteer to help with promotion, the festival, and other events that will be happening throughout the week.

Sign up here!

UC Mall Tables
Global Engagement Fair 2017
Study Abroad Photo Booth
Study Abroad World Tour 2018
International Students
International Festival 2018
International Students
Global Engagement Fair 2017
Students playing Ligretto
International Festival 2017
International Students
Global Engagement Fair 2017
Black and Abroad Presentation
Black and Abroad- International Education Week 2017
Student Organizations
Global Engagement Fair 2018
Students playing chopstick game
International Festival 2018
Games and registration
International Festival 2018