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2017 International Education Week

Week Schedule of Events at the American Cultural Center – November 13-17, 2017

International Education Week (IEW) 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 our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. We encourage the participation of all individuals and institutions interested in international education and exchange activities.​

Monday, November 13

  • 12:30—EducationUSA Graduate Information Session: General information session on U.S. Graduate degree programs, application requirements, and financial aid. Our guest speaker will share his experience as an international graduate student in the United States. American Cultural Center Martin Luther King, Av. Mao Tse Tung, 542, Maputo.
  • ONLINE Release of the 2017 Open Doors Report: The annual Open Doors report highlights international  study abroad trends, including  statistics on Mozambican students studying in the United States. https://www.iie.org/opendoors.

Tuesday, November 14

09:00-13:00, 15:30-17:30 – EducationUSA Open House: Day-long open house for prospective undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying in the United States. Featuring: 

  • Essay “speed-reading”: Bring your admissions essay for 5-minute proofreading sessions with a native English-speaker!
  • Free Giveaways
  • “Quick-Counseling”: 10-minute counseling sessions with our EducationUSA Advisers
  • Tour of the American Cultural Center Library and EducationUSA Resources
  • Q&As with American alumni of U.S. colleges and universities
  • Resources on U.S. exchange program and study opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals
  • American Cultural Center Martin Luther King, Av. Mao Tse Tung, 542, Maputo

Wednesday, November 15

  • All Day ONLINE: College Week Live Virtual College Fair: Chat with 85+ U.S. college and university admissions counselors and get expert advice on studying in the U.S.  Register at  https://www.EdUSA.CollegeWeekLive.com.
  • 12:30-14:00—EducationUSA Undergraduate Information Session: General information session on U.S. undergraduate degree programs, application requirements, and financial aid. Guest speaker will share his experience at the Yale Young African Scholars Program. American Cultural Center Martin Luther King, Av. Mao Tse Tung, 542, Maputo.

Thursday, November 16

  • 16:00—EducationUSA Interactive Webchat: College & University Admissions Explained: Experts on U.S. higher education and  international students will discuss how the university admission process works and answers your questions in this interactive webchat! Learn how you can stay on track and improve your chances of getting into a school that’s a great fit for you! Participate ONLINE via the link: https://www.Facebook.com/EducationUSA/ or join us in person at the American Cultural Center in Maputo or the American Corners in Beira (Pedagogic University) and Chimoio (Catholic University).

Friday, November 17

  • 16:00 ONLINE— Facebook Live Discussion on Student and Exchange Visas. Learn from U.S. State Department officials about this important step in the process of studying in the USA. https://www.Facebook.com/exchangeprogramsatstate.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of U.S. Embassy in Mozambique.