Recognizing and Engaging with Cultural Variations in the Classroom

Event Date & Time

  • February 14, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:25 pm

Event Description

As of 2015/16, there were over 13 000 international students from 155 countries at UBC. Our student body brings a rich, cultural diversity that can enrich, as well as pose challenges in the classroom.

 In this workshop, participants will discuss:

  • the types of challenges international students may face in the classroom;
  • suggestions and strategies faculty can use to support international students in their academic success.


Jolanta (Jola) Lekich, Program Director, Global Campus Initiatives, International Student Development