GC Newsletter|Issue 179| September 20, 2022

Global Community Newsletter | Issue 166
Global Community Beach Social to kick off the fall 2022 term!


Drowning in Documents

Have you been keeping your Canadian immigration documents up to date? As a temporary resident in Canada, keeping track of your immigration documents is an essential part of your international student experience. Read our latest article to review some of the documents you already have, consider some of the documents you might need along the way and learn some helpful tips to stay organized.


Considerations for study permit delays

While we have enjoyed welcoming new international students to our campus this fall term, we know that many new students are still outside Canada awaiting processing of their study permit applications. We understand that this is a very stressful experience. If you are currently struggling with this, please read our Considerations for study permit delays article to explore your options.


UVic International Opportunities Fair

The International Centre for Students, will be hosting the International Opportunities Fair (IOF) on Friday, September 23rd, from 11:00am-2:00pm in the Jamie Cassels Centre Lobby. The IOF is an expo-style event which promotes international exchange, study abroad, and international co-op opportunities for students. Current and past international exchange students will also join us to share some highlights of their international experiences, and details about their home or host universities with current UVic students.


Global Community Culture Exchange and Board Game Café

Join the Global Community as we celebrate our Culture Exchange series. We are holding this event on Tuesday, September 27th from 5 PM to 8 PM in the Grad House. Learn about other countries, speak a few words in different languages, share in fun activities, and make new friends! Stay around to play fun board games with others and enjoy time to connect. RSVP on the Engage platform to join us!


Join the Weekly Global Community Social Drop in

Come hang out with us at the weekly GC Social Drop In, every Monday from 1PM until 3PM at Maclaurin D010! Connect with others, play games, drink some tea and chat with our ICS student staff. This space is available to you every Monday afternoon, come alone or bring your friends—everyone is welcome. Register on the Engage Platform to join us!


WACE Global Challenge

Participate in the WACE Global Challenge from Nov 14 - Dec 9, 2022! WACE is a virtual program where multi-disciplinary cross-cultural student teams from around the world work collaboratively to solve a real industry challenge for an industry or community client (startup, NGO, or corporate). Interested, but want more information? Attend an upcoming information session with Sarah McQuillan, International Co-op Coordinator: September 22 @ 4:00am or September 28 @ 11:00am. Register for a session via the Co-op & Career Portal!


Are you interested in writing an article for the Global Community Newsletter, or do you have something newsworthy to promote? Contact goglobal@uvic.ca


The Global Community Newsletter is published biweekly by the International Centre for Students and provides important dates and information, features opportunities for studying abroad, and highlights intercultural engagement, both locally and around the globe.