International and Cultural Programs

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Global EncoUNTers

Experience authentic foods at Global EncoUNTers. Global EncoUNTers is an educational and social event series hosted by international students/organizations that have volunteered to present their culture, history, and heritage to the UNT community. The informative presentation, Q&A sessions, and traditional foods help to strengthen cross-cultural understanding, appreciation, and friendship.

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NationaliTEA and World Brew

These casual mixers allow students the opportunity to sample international beverages and snacks and to explore cultural aspects of the highlighted countries. Guest speakers may include students, faculty, or staff that have spent a considerable amount of time in the featured location. 

International Social Hour

  • Meet students from around the world
  • Foster relationships among peers from different cultures
  • International and American students are encouraged to participate
  • Meets every Friday at Noon in Marquis Hall 130 during each long semester
  • Meets Monthly at Discover Park in C132

Language Exchange 

  • Learn a language! Share a Language
  • Languages have included Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, English, Chinese, Portuguese, Persian, and German
  • Meets every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. during each long semester

Annual Events

  • World Fair
  • International Education Week Parade
  • International Student Thanksgiving Dinner
  • International Mother Language Day

Calendar of Events