Global Community Newsletter

Global Community Newsletter | Issue 98

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

In The Know: Advice for International Students

End of First Term: Maybe you are finishing up your UVic degree program. Maybe you plan to take a break from your studies at UVic. Or, maybe you will return home to finish your program after spending a few months studying at UVic. This article is a reminder on things you need to consider before this term ends.

End of Term Celebration: Pancakes and Cartoons

Come and celebrate the end of term with us! Enjoy pancakes with a delicious array of toppings and relax with some ‘old time’ cartoons. Everyone is welcome! This event will be held Friday, December 6th, 10:30am-1:00pm in the Wallace Hall, Room 150. Register here to join us.


Global Community Holiday Dinner Program

This year, join our GC Holiday Dinner Program and add a fun cultural experience as a new tradition to your holiday season! Register to host or attend a dinner by filling out an application here by December 6th

Funding Opportunities for International Activities

Are you interested in adding an international experience to your degree? There may be funding opportunties that you weren't aware of. Subscribe to the World@UVic newsletter for details about current funding opportunities and the latest updates on UVic's international activities! 

Corbett Scholarship for an Exchange to UW

Did you know that you could receive $12,000 to study abroad at the University of Washington? If you apply for an outbound exchange to UW, you are automatically considered for this funding opportunity. Read more about the experiences of past UW exchange students on the Corbett Scholar Blog. The next application deadline is February 1, 2020. Contact the ISS Exchange Team at for more info.


University of Exeter Summer School

Would you like the chance to study at the University of Exeter this summer? Their International Summer School will give you the chance to travel and earn credit towards your degree. The program will run from June 28th until July 19th and will include accomodation, transportation and social programming. For more information and details on applying, contact the ISS Exchange Team at



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