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International Education Week (IEW)

November 13 - November 17

Woodbury University

7500 N Glenoaks Blvd
Burbank, CA 91504 United States



International Student Affairs
818 252 5265

Hello Campus Community!

We are looking forward to celebrating International Education Week (IEW) with you! IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. IEW is celebrated annually and this year, it will be celebrated on November 13-17.

This year’s theme, “The Future Is …” explores the many ways that international education is driving us into the future.

This week seeks to advance cultural understanding and projecting cultural heritage and we welcome you to join us in celebrating IEW at the events below. Please check back at this page for updates.

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

★ Map Pinning

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Quad

By pinning the city where you are from on our map, the map will highlight the global nature of the WU student community. This promotes engagement and a sense of community, fostering connections and understanding of the rich diversity within our student body.

Brought to you by the International Student Affairs Office

★ Study Away

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Quad

Stop by to learn about Study Away opportunities at WU! Our Study Away Programs provides students and faculty with transformative global learning experiences that are academically rigorous, professionally expansive, and personally engaging. Programs are designed to enhance multicultural competencies, socio-political exchanges, and planetary consciousness in an increasingly interconnected world.

Brought to you by the School of Media : Culture : Design

★ I-20 Travel Signature Table

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Quad

For F1 visa students, come meet with your International Student Advisor, Rossana Muraro Friedman, to obtain the travel signature on your I-20 if you are traveling abroad for the holidays. Bring your passport and I-20 form.

Brought to you by the International Student Affairs Office

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

★ Guest Speaker: Paul Herzog – Immigration Lawyer

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Entertainment Media, Screening Room 101

Lunch is provided, please RSVP here:
Guest Speaker: Immigration Lawyer

We are excited to offer a special session featuring a knowledgeable immigration lawyer to provide expert advice, clarity, and support throughout your academic journey.

During this informative session, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Gain Immigration Expertise: Paul Herzog will cover topics such as types of work visas (H-1B, L-1, E-1, E-2, TN, O-1 and R-1) and National Interest Waiver Green Cards; change of status application processes and timelines, common challenges and resources and support available to international students.
    • Ask Your Questions: Bring your immigration-related questions, concerns, or uncertainties. The lawyer will address queries and offer guidance.
    • Stay Informed: Stay up to date with the latest developments in immigration policies and understand how they may impact your international education journey.
    • Connect with Peers: Interact with fellow international students who may share similar concerns or experiences in navigating the U.S. immigration system.

Brought to you by the International Student Affairs Office

Thursday, November 16, 2023

★ Cultural Heritage Day

Time: 11:30am – 1:15pm
Location: Woody’s

Please RSVP here:
Cultural Heritage Day

We encourage all students to come and share their culture with the campus community. Each participating student will be provided with a space to showcase anything they wish from their culture (e.g., food, flags, music, clothing, dance).

Brought to you by the DEI Committee

★ Sip & Paint

Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Library Courtyard

Beverages will be provided, please RSVP here:
Sip & Paint

In this unique artistic experience, we invite you to explore and share the beauty of your own cultural heritage through the power of art and storytelling. This event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate diversity, express your creativity, and connect with people from various backgrounds who share your passion for culture and creativity.

Join us in the Library Courtyard to paint a “The Future is…” theme, or something from your culture or a culture that interests you.

Brought to you by the International Student Affairs Office


Contact International Student Affairs

818 252 5265 | r[email protected]

Rossana Muraro Friedman

Sr. International Student Advisor & Designated School Official (DSO)

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