Participation in co-curricular activities with an international or intercultural focus may be used towards the CIL.
Approved activities and events are assigned a point value. Students must accumulate a total of 15 points to fulfill the CIL Co-curricular requirement.
To accumulate points, you may combine any of following:
1) Serve as an executive member for an internationally-oriented student group for one academic year (maximum of 5 points)
- must be an official Students’ Union-registered student group
- Examples: UAlberta Indian Students' Association; AIESEC Edmonton
2) Volunteer for select programs with University of Alberta International for one term (points vary):
Each of the following may only be counted once for CIL credit, to a maximum of 5 points.
3) Attend approved co-curricular events (points vary)
Can I submit an event for consideration?
Students can submit co-curricular events that they think should qualify for points to firstname.lastname@example.org
Requests must include the name of the sponsoring organization and a web link or event description.
Suggestions should be submitted well in advance of the event and, if approved, will be added to this list.
August 21 -25, 2017
Ignite Change: Global Gathering for Human Rights
Value: Attend the Mass Blanket exercise, talks, workshops, Justice4Reel and keynote speakers for 1 point each, up to 5 points.
September 15, 2017
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora
The Palestine Solidarity Network will be hosting authors Wafa Ghnaim and her mother, Feryal Ghnaim, in Edmonton for a lecture on traditional Palestinian embroidery known as Tatreez.
University of Alberta Campus – Building and Room Number TBD
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Value: 1 point
September 21, 2017
Provide Documentation and Get CIL Credit
Complete a Co-curricular Activity Form for each event (i.e. lecture, exhibit, etc.) that you attend. Submit to email@example.com for review.
Volunteering with University of Alberta International or serving as an
Executive Member of an Internationally-focused Student Group
Complete a Co-curricular Activity Form for each volunteer position you held. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org for review.