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Beyond Borders by George Brown College International Centre
November 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2019
Venue: George Brown College, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts, Atrium, 300 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1N1.
George Brown College’s International Centre is pleased to host its inaugural International Education Day joining worldwide celebrations of international education and exchange. For more than 20 years GBC has been actively engaged in international education, preparing students for the global market and attracting students from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences at GBC.
Join us to learn about the impact of internationalization on teaching, learning and research and GBC’s future opportunities in international education.
Come learn from a collaboration between Green & Speigel Law Firm and startGBC as they give an overview how international students can start Canadian businesses and the support startGBC can offer international students looking to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.
The day will include:
- Opening Remarks from the George Brown College President, Anne Sado
- Keynote Address by Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura, Vice-Provost International at the University of Calgary
- Cultural Performances by George Brown College students
- Panel Discussion on the importance of International Education and Global Competencies
- Great Tastes of the World Luncheon
- Workshops and learning sessions on international research, teaching and learning, study abroad, partnership development, cultural intelligence, international student services and programs
- Showcase featuring international education opportunities, international student services, programs and products in support of the student experience and much more!