More Fall Events Coming soon

All OGS events are open to all current Northeastern students

Boston Trivia and History

Wednesday, September 7th from 3:00-4:00pm EDT (virtual)
Attend on Zoom

International Student Town Hall for Undergraduate Students

Thursday, September 8th from 11:00am-12:00pm EDT - Virtual

Join OGS for a Q&A session with current international students. This event is primarily for new international students who have questions about adjusting to life at Northeastern as an international student. Ask our Global Student Mentors anything about classes and cocurricular activities, life in Boston and more!

Register and attend on GoToWebinar

International Student Town Hall for Graduate Students

Wednesday, September 21st from 2:00-3:00pm EDT (virtual)

Join OGS for a Question & Answer session with current international students. This event is primarily for new international students who have questions about adjusting to life at Northeastern as an international student. Ask our Global Student Mentors anything about classes and cocurricular activities, life in Boston and more!

Register and attend on GoToWebinar

Beyond Borders: Brazil

Tuesday, September 20th from 12:00-1:00pm

Join the Global Experience Office (GEO), the Office of Global Services (OGS), and Network Housing and Relocation Services for a global panel discussion as we explore life and culture beyond Northeastern’s campus. This program will focus on Brazil and will feature panelists who are from Brazil or have done co-op or have studied abroad in Brazil. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with fellow students while gaining a greater appreciation for the diversity of the world we live in. A lunch of Brazilian food will be served.

Preregistration required on Eventbrite

Save the Date: International Education Week

November 14-18

Every November, the Office of Global Services promotes a robust calendar of event programming across Northeastern University in celebration of International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, which promotes global education and exchange experiences. With over 14,000 international students and scholars and hundreds of intercultural opportunities across the globe, Northeastern recognizes the interdependence among nations and values the diversity of our collective experiences, perspectives, and thoughts. This rich institution truly is greater than the sum of its parts.

Past Events From This Semester

Annual Traditions

Every year you can look forward to special programming from OGS that celebrates annual traditions.

Carnevale

Carnevale celebrates the rich diversity found on campus through the promotion of intercultural awareness and exploration during the months of February and March. A variety of festivities will encourage a connection between members of the Northeastern community, while highlighting the wonderful differences between our backgrounds and lifestyles. This collaboration and participation emphasizes the existence of a singular beautiful humanity here at Northeastern.

Carnevale has a special focus on student-led programming. Student groups are encouraged to submit a proposal to run an event in partnership with OGS during Carnevale. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend events.

International Education Week

Every November, the Office of Global Services promotes a robust calendar of event programming across Northeastern University in celebration of International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, which promotes global education and exchange experiences.

With over 14,000 international students and scholars and hundreds of intercultural opportunities across the globe, Northeastern recognizes the interdependence among nations and values the diversity of our collective experiences, perspectives, and thoughts. This rich institution truly is greater than the sum of its parts.

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the U.S. and Canada, similar to other harvest festivals celebrated in countries all over the world. We at OGS want to make sure that you are included in this national tradition and that you feel at home on campus. Check this page to see what events will be offered in late November!

Diwali

Diwali, Deepavali or Dipavali is a four to five day-long festival of lights, which is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists every autumn in the northern hemisphere. NU hosts a celebration full of culture, food, dance and musical performances each year to celebrate the holiday.

Photos from Past Events

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