The University of San Francisco: International Student and Scholar Services

International Education Week Nov. 14th–21st, 2014


International Education Week is a national celebration of education exchange co-organized by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. Join us to stimulate deeper cultural understanding in our own community and foster an inclusive worldview.

USF's IEW celebration has many opportunities for participation.  You can join a soccer team for the International Cup, submit an international photo for the photo contest, test your knowledge at trivia night and much more. Participate IEW 2014 -International Cup sign-ups, photo submissions and more - coming soon!

Events Running All Week:

IEW Photo Contest

Submit your photos here from Oct. 27th-Nov.12th

Vote on your favorite photo from Nov. 14th- Nov. 20th

Celebrating IEW Library Display

Visit the Gleeson Library all week for an international display in honor of education and cultural exchange

USF's Woven Identity: Mapping the Intersection of Home and Heritage

An interactive art installation showing the diverse backgrounds and identities of our campus community.  View, admire and contribute!



Friday, November 14. 6pm - 8:30pm, Presentation Theater & MC Complex

Culturescape is an annual event hosted by the International Student Association (ISA), with support from ISSS, that celebrates the international cultures at USF. The event is comprised of both cultural performances and cuisine from around the world.

IEW Celebration

Monday, November 17. 11:30am - 1:30pm, Gleeson Plaza. 

Perspectives on an International Student Retreat

Monday, November 17. 6pm - 7:30pm, Romero Room, University Ministry. 

Geography Series: Stories & Food From Home

Tuesday, November 18. 5pm - 6:30pm, Cultural Center.

Stories Around the World

Wednesday, November 19. 2:30pm - 3:45pm, Lone Mountain, 100.  In this signature event during International Education Week, international students recite short stories, folktales or proverbs from around the world, illustrating how various values are shared across cultures.

Stories of Solidarity: Pedro Arrupe Justice Immersions

Wednesday, November 19. 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Romero Room, University Ministry. 

International Cup

Tournament Thursday, November 20. 2:00pm - 5pm, Negoesco Field, Koret.

International Cup Championships Friday, November 21, 2:400pm - 5pm, Negoesco Field, Koret.  All USF students, faculty, and staff are invited to compete in a friendly, campus wide soccer tournament.Teams are co-ed and participants may join as an individual or as a member of a team. Teams will play 6 vs. 6 and the champions will receive a team trophy and individual prizes. 

Global Trivia Night

Thursday, November 20. 7pm - 8:30pm. Crossroads Cafe.