The Center for Global Initiatives hosts and co-sponsors global events and conferences across campus and in our community. Of note are our recurring events that take place throughout the year, Global Project Showcase and International Coffee Hour.
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Join the UNC Writing Center and the Center for Global Initiatives for a collaborative award application workshop at the Undergraduate Library! Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of applications for competitive programs like Fulbright, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make an application successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. CGI will also have a program manager available to discuss travel application tips and strategies to…Find out more »
Join us for a monthly social hour to bring together international UNC community members and students excited about global engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus. Meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. This date is hosted by International Student and Scholar Services and University Libraries. For more information click here.Find out more »
GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement with global communities, and develop intercultural competencies. First-time travelers and experienced globetrotters alike can benefit from session topics like “Voluntourism” + the White Savior Complex, The Ethics of Healthcare Abroad, Race + Ethnicity in a Global Context, and Local Global Opportunities.Find out more »
Join us for a monthly social hour to bring together international UNC community members and students excited about global engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus. Meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. This date is hosted by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. For more information click here.Find out more »
LOCATION: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009 Want a global experience while at UNC? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations, and hear directly from other students about how they planned and paid for their experience. Dinner will be provided.Find out more »