International Education Week

November 13-17, 2017


About International Education Week (IEW):

IEW is an annual event created and promoted by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education since 2000. It is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

At NJIT, IEW is coordinated by the Office of Global Initiatives. 



Monday, November 13

What: Scholars at Risk Colloquium: Dr. Teng Biao

Dr. Teng Biao is a human rights lawyer, formerly a lecturer at the China University of Politics and Law, a visiting scholar at Harvard, Yale Law School, and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and currently a visiting scholar at New York University. His academic research includes criminal justice, human rights, social movement and political transition in China. He will be speaking about issues of freedom of speech and self-censorship. Click here for a full description of this event.

This event is being co-sponsored with Honors College.

When: 4:00-5:00 pm

Where: Campus Center Ballroom A


Tuesday, November 14

What: International Career Day

A day dedicated to informing international students of their employment options after graduation and discussing how to use their unique vision of the world as an international student to their benefit when navigating the job market. Featuring different sessions and special guest speakers throughout the day. A full description of this day’s event will be posted soon.

This event is being co-sponsored with Career Development Services. 

When: Full schedule to be provided soon

Where: Campus Center Ballroom A


Wednesday, November 15

What: Study Abroad Fair

Interested in studying abroad? Stop by our fair to talk to OGI advisers, NJIT students who studied abroad and exchange students from partner schools. Study abroad providers will also be on site to answer your questions.

When: 11:30 am -2:00 pm.

Where: Campus Center Lobby


Thursday, November 16

What: 1st Annual Global Photo Contest

A chance to enjoy and vote for your favorite photo. Deadline for photo submission is October 31st. Exciting prizes for the best photos!! Click here for more information regarding the contest, how to submit your photo, and more. 

When: 11:30 am- 2 pm.

Where: Campus Center Gallery


Friday, November 17

What: Celebrate Diwali with Sanskar!  

Join Sanskar for a night of singing, dancing, food and much more. Ethnic wear preferred. Open to all NJIT students.  

When: 7:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Atrium