World Link upcoming events & workshops
World Link workshops focus on supporting the successful adjustment of international students to the Canadian and Queen’s social and academic culture. Delivered through QUIC in partnership with colleagues across the Queen’s campus. Every student is welcome to attend
Here is the schedule for Fall 2017 World Link workshops:
|Date & Time||Workshop Title||Description|
|Tues, Sept 26
5:30 – 8pm
|Crossing Cultures: Working on successful cultural transition and being poised for success||
This workshop discusses the issues related to settling to Queen’s and Canada: what are the challenges and difficulties?
Attendees will receive support and tips for coping with cultural adjustments, major life changes, and stresses. Students will also become familiar with university and community resources.
Presented by: Counsellor and Cross-Cultural Advisor
|Wed, Oct 11
5:30 – 7pm
|Cultural Adjustment to Queen’s and Wellness||
This workshop engages international students in dialogue about their adjustment to Queen’s with other international students. Such as understanding the norms around interacting with professors, group discussions, making friends, and utilizing resources.
The session will also focus on the importance of wellness, self-care, and resilience.
Presented by: International Student Advisor & Health Promotions Coordinator
|Tues, Oct 24
5:30 – 7pm
|Introduction to intercultural communication||This workshop provides students with an overview of the dimensions of culture, which will help students gain awareness of cultural differences that can cause challenges or conflict during the early stages of transitioning into a new culture. Students will gain knowledge and build skills to help them interact effectively with
Students will gain knowledge and build skills to help them interact effectively with cultural difference during their time at Queen’s and in their future endeavors.
Presented by: International Training Coordinator & QUIC Director
|Tues, Nov 21
5:30 – 7pm
|Identity and Inclusion||
This workshop provides students with an overview of issues related to but not limited to race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and disability difference and how they might impact experience(s).
Attendees will learn from other students and will be equipped with resources to navigate challenges faced regarding discrimination.
Presented by: Director, Human Rights Office
World Link events provide social network building opportunities for students. Everyone is welcome to attend
Upcoming World Link event: Halloween Night at the QUIC, Wed Nov 30th
Please follow the QUIC Calendar here for the most up-to-date events.