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International Education Week set for 17-21 Nov.

Published Nov 13, 2019


Texas A&M at Qatar's 2019 International Education Week, set for  17-21 Nov., will highlight the international opportunities available to students and the celebrate the diversity of campus.

Events will include:
17 and 18 November — Summer Global Opportunities Presentation
Students can learn about studying abroad in College Station and the Research Experience for Undergraduates program with main campus. The presentation will be held in LH 143 on both days, beginning at 12 p.m. on 17 Nov. and 1 p.m. on 18 Nov.  

19 Nov. — Third Culture Kids at Texas A&M at Qatar: A Conversation on how Growing up Globally can Impact Identity Development
How does growing up abroad impact one’s identity? Many students at Texas A&M at Qatar have spent their formative years in Doha but hold passports of different countries. Dubbed “Third Culture Kids,” or TCKs, growing up outside one’s passport country can impact a person’s identity. This program will be an open discussion between two TCKs, Husnain Manzoor and Colby Seay, that will focus on how growing up all over the world has affected them. The discussion will be in LH 143 at 12 p.m.

20 Nov. — Cultural Organization Fair
Nationality-based organizations will have booths showcasing their respective cultures. Try games from different countries, see art from another culture and hear different kinds of music at this event that highlights the international diversity of Texas A&M at Qatar. This event will be in the Link Atrium from 1 to 2 p.m

21 Nov. —Global Showcase
This event will highlight all of the international opportunities available to students at Texas A&M at Qatar. Each of the programs that students traveled with have a presentation describing the program and location. But most importantly, students will discuss what they have learned about themselves, the world and engineering in a global context. The program will be held in the Link Atrium from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.