Upcoming Events from OGS for Spring 2021

Study Strategies for Lifelong Learning

April 1 at 2:00pm EST via GoToWebinar

What’s the best way to study so that you can actually retain information for the duration of your program and your career? We’ll discuss how your brain stores information most effectively, active study strategies, and ways to master the different forms of test-taking in the Northeastern classroom.

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Owning Your Student Identity While Crafting Your Professional Identity

April 7 at 11:00am EST via GoToWebinar

In this workshop, we’ll discuss ways that you can identify what has made you special as a student and how this can translate into your professional identity. You’ll come away with a better understanding of your unique journey as a student and how that journey can directly inform how you approach interviews and define yourself in the workplace.

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Hand Sewn Mask Making

April 7th from 1:30-2:30pm EST, Krentzman Quad (Boston Campus)

No sewing experience necessary! Each participant will receive their own small box of materials that will contain everything they need to make a hand sewn mask. An OGS staff member will help instruct the participants in how to hand sew their mask. Participants will be able to take home the mask that they sew and will have the tools to make additional masks.

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Academia

April 22 at 2:00pm EST via GoToWebinar

Join this workshop to learn more about imposter syndrome and its capacity to make us feel like we don't belong in or aren't good enough for our academic programs. You'll come away with a better understanding of what imposter syndrome is and how to overcome negative self-talk and focus on your own strengths as a student and person.

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Past Events From This Semester

Annual Traditions

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


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 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, 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.

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