IEC Events & Activities

This month

At the IEC, we use a peer-to-peer approach that brings our campus community together to celebrate culture and diversity through a variety of internationally focused programs and activities. Explore the world around you by participating in our events, meeting other students who share your interests, and getting connected to the right resources and people.

January 16: Effective Interviews Workshop

Preparation is crucial to an effective job interview. Learn what questions to expect and how to present yourself positively. The session includes hands-on practice interview and feedback. 

Date: Tuesday, January 16

Time: 3 to 4pm

Location: Spigel Hall (Basement of Davis Building)

Register: Online through CLN

January 19: Taste of Home East Asia

Unleash the foodie within by participating in the IEC’s ongoing Taste of Home series where we bring you an array of authentic East Asian dishes to tantalize your taste buds and expose you to a whole new food culture! Our East Asia Taste of Home is in collaboration with UTM Republic of China Student Association where we will be celebrating and learning about the traditions and significance of Chinese New Year.

Date: Friday, January 19

Time: 11am to 2pm

Location: UTMSU Presentation Room

January 22: SIN Clinic

You must have a Social Insurance Number (SIN) in order to work in Canada or to file taxes. To obtain a SIN, international students must be registered full time in an academic program. To facilitate this process we have invited Service Canada staff to come to UTM and issue SINs to eligible students.

  • You need to bring with you:
    • Your passport,
    • A valid Study permit, OR
    • A valid Co-op work permit

Date: Monday, January 22

Time: 10am to 3pm

Location: DV2071 (IEC Office)

January 22: Cultural Carnival

Come join us during UTMSU's Multicultural Week to celebrate and showcase cultural diversity at UTM! Participate in a cultural arts and crafts mosaic and express your creative personality!

Date: Monday, January 22

Time: 11am to 3pm

Location: Student Centre

January 22: Snow Battle @ UTM

Come join us for UTM's first ever Snow Battle! Bring your friends, celebrate the new year and enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies! We will also be having a snowman building contest so be sure to participate for your chance to win a Starbucks gift card.

Date: Monday, January 22

Time: 3 to 5pm

Location: CCT Courtyard

*This event is weather permitting.