GC Newsletter| Issue 192| March 20, 2023

Global Community Newsletter | Issue 191
UVic student volunteers posing for a group photo by Petch Fountain in the Quad.


End of Second Term

Can you believe the end of the Winter session is quickly approaching? You may be finishing up your UVic degree program, planning to take a break from your studies, or travelling inside or outside Canada during the summer session. Please read our latest article to review the important questions you should consider before leaving UVic. Good luck finishing your second term of Winter session!


Fraud & Scam Prevention

There have been an increased number of fraudulent phone calls and scams targeting International Students!  Be aware of fraud and scam trends so you don’t become a victim. Read our latest “In the Know” article on Safety and Fraud Prevention.


Become a Mentor with the Global Community for Fall 2023

"Volunteering as a Global Community Mentor has been so rewarding. I have met so many awesome people and made so many connections. My secret to having so many friends is volunteering with the Global Community not only as a Global Community Mentor, but also at the International Student Welcome." - Alisa Atanackovic (she/her), GC Volunteer. Apply now to be a GC Mentor! Our Spring Application Deadline is March 26th, 2023Click here for more information.


Become a Conversation Partner with the Global Community for Fall 2023

"Volunteering in the GC Conversation Partners program was one of the most beautiful and valuable experiences! I had the opportunity to meet people from different cultures and create long-lasting friendships. Along with my conversation partners, we explored Victoria, had meaningful conversations, made wonderful memories and celebrated holidays together." - Ida Lamani (she/her), GC Volunteer. Apply now! Our Spring Application Deadline is March 26th, 2023. Click here for more information.


Summer Business Programs at UVic

Are you an international UVic student looking for something to do this summer? Would you like to add international business knowledge to your resume? The International Summer Institute for Business Management combines experiential learning with social/cultural activities. Students live on campus with participants from around the world and learn about Business Communication and Management. Contact summerprog@uvic.ca for more information.


Attend the Last International Student Circle with the Pride Collective

Are you an international student who is interested in being involved in the LGBTQ community? Considering attending our last International Students circle for the Academic year with Pride Collective on Thursday, March 23rd from 4:30-6:30PM. Come and say hi!


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.