International Education Week (IEW), November 12-16, 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of the U.S efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. The U.S Deparment of State encourage the participation of all individuals and institutions interested in international education and exchange activities, including schools, colleges and universities, embassies, international organizations, businesses, associations, and community organizations.
International Education Week speaks to the mission of Virginia International University. Since 1998, VIU has been a destination university for students from across the globe seeking to study in the USA. We embrace diversity in our staff, students, programs, activities, and graduate outcomes! Education is power and Virginia International University is excited to recognize this coming week that empowers students to “Think Globally.” Stay tuned for a schedule of upcoming themed events for International Education Week at www.viu.edu!