The Institute of International Education (IIE) has announced the winners of the annual IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education. UBC’s student-run Africa Awareness Initiative received an honourable mention in the category of Internationalizing the Campus. IIE will present the awards at a ceremony in New York City on March 14, 2014.
The Africa Awareness Initiative aims to improve discourse on Africa at UBC by encouraging critical discussions of the continent, the diaspora and its globalization. Since 2002, the initiative has raised awareness about Africa through academic programs and extra-curricular activities. For more information, click here.