Co-curricular Activities

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

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.

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

International Day of Peace Celebration
Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Value: 1 point

Friday September 22, 2017

The Elephant in the Room: US-Canada Relations in the Era of Trump
Wild Rose Room, Lister Centre, University of Alberta North Campus
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free! Registration is required
Value: 1 point

September 28 - 30, 2017

Professional Short Course in Mastering Diplomacy & Protocol
U of A, Council Chambers, University Hall
Cost: $750
Value: 3 points

October 26-28, 2017

Global Citizenship: Intersectionality, Solidarity, and Living as Kin on a Suffering Planet
University of Alberta, Education Building
Cost: $70-$150
Value: Up to 3 points

Provide Documentation and Get CIL Credit

Co-curricular Events

Complete a Co-curricular Activity Form for each event (i.e. lecture, exhibit, etc.) that you attend. Submit to 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 for review.