A campus hub for learner engagement
The Intercultural Centre (IC) invites learners to take part in events that promote diversity, develop leadership skills, and build community networks.
Visit us in North Campus (N322).
Here is your chance to be a part of the Intercultural Centre. Below are just some of the ways to get involved:
Teach your talent
Do you have a talent that you would like others to learn? Collaborate with an IC staff member to design and deliver your own workshop.
MC in the IC
Conquer your fear of public speaking! Volunteer to be a Master of Ceremonies (MC) at an IC workshop. We provide one-on-one coaching.
ICan Crew community volunteerism
Join the IC's ICan Crew to connect with other learners and volunteer on campus, and in the community. Recent volunteer events include Habitat for Humanity, Green Calgary, and the Calgary International Children's Festival.
Contact us to find out more.
The IC offers a wide range of workshops aimed at engaging the campus community and exposing them to different cultural experiences. All workshops are open to staff, faculty, and learners.
These interactive sessions explore common cultural elements through a tactile experience. Past events include Capoeira, Arabic calligraphy, tea tasting, and tattooing.
This four-part workshop explores explores how culture and language impact learners' success in a Canadian post-secondary classroom. Open to internationally educated learners at Bow Valley College.
Levelling the Learning Field
This four-part workshop studies how culture and language affect internationally educated learners' success in a Canadian post-secondary schools. This workshop is open to internationally educated learners at Bow Valley College.
Intercultural Centre Events
Monday Mar 19, 2018 - Friday Mar 23, 2018
IC Week: Broadening the Scope
This year's Intercultural Week aims to expose you to new ideas, engage with people from different walks of life, and challenge what you think you know about others.
Wednesday Mar 28, 2018
N322, Intercultural Centre
Teach your Talent: Dot Mandalas
Join learner Shaleen Hirji for an interactive workshop on how to use mandala designs to create decorative art.
Thursday Mar 29, 2018
N322, Intercultural Centre
Learner Insights: What I have learned from PTSD
Bow Valley College learner, Alexia Lavigne, hosts a workshop on post-traumatic stress disorder and discusses her continued journey of awareness building and healing.
Teach Your Talent: Learner led workshops
Workshops delivered at the Intercultural Centre
ICan Crew learner volunteers
IC Voice: Share ideas with your peers
"I find that volunteering is important to help grow as a person. I started because I needed a change. It has helped me to step outside of my comfort zone."