Upcoming Events

Fall Quarter 2018*:

Students can participate in the Model UN Conference from November 16-18th in Seattle by either participating in the weekly International Relations Club or by taking Pol S 103 Model United Nations: Institutions or DGS 103 Model United Nations: Institutions at Highline. You can find these classes in the Highline Class Schedule for the fall.

*Please note, the Model UN team for the fall quarter is no longer taking new participants. If you are interested in participating, please see the options below for winter quarter 2019.

Weekly International Relations Club*:

The International Relations Club is off and running for the fall quarter. At this point, the team is already set for the upcoming Model United Nations Conference in Seattle and we aren’t able to take new participants. The next open club will meet in winter quarter- please see details in the International Relations Club Link.

Pol S 103 Model United Nations: Institutions and DGS 103 Model United Nations: Institutions*

Explores the role of the United Nations and the impact it has on the world. Covers the theory and practice of UN institutions and the current challenges the organization is attempting to address. Includes participation in a Model UN Conference. At this point in the quarter, this course is closed and no longer accepting new students. Please see winter quarter details listed below for the next opportunity to participate.

Events: International Education Week, November 13-16th 

Join Highline College in celebrating the benefits of international exchange in education.

Tuesday, November 13th: 11 am- 12:05 pm               
Building 7                                                                                            
Model United Nations Information Session                         
Drop-in, ask questions, and learn about joining                  
the Model United Nations team for winter quarter.         
                                                                                                               
 Wednesday, November 14th 11 am-12:05 pm
Building 7
Children Uprooted
Hear from UNICEF representative Eric Sype, as
he provides an overview of the work UNICEF is
doing with children throughout the world.
Thursday, November 15th:  11 am- 12:05 pm          
Building 7                                                                                            
Marketing Your International Experience                           
Learn how you can use your experiences                  
abroad to move forward with your career.               
Thursday, November 15th: 2:30-4:30 pm 
Mt. Constance/Olympus
 Cultural Tea Talk 
All students of all cultures are welcome to join this  
event, share your own culture and learn about other  
cultures over different types of tea. 

Winter Quarter 2019:

Students can participate in the Model UN Conference from February 16-18th in Portland  by taking Pol S 104 Model United Nations: Development or DGS 104 Model United Nations: Development at Highline in the winter. You can find these classes in the Highline Class Schedule for the winter.

Pol S 104 Model United Nations: Development and DGS 104 Model United Nations: Development

This class prepares students for participation in the Model UN conference. Examines the role of the United Nations, with a particular focus on contributions to international development and the impact it has on society. Covers the theory and practice of development work within political systems. Includes participation in the Model UN Conference.

Events: Celebrate Highline Welcomes the World Week

Join Highline College in celebrating our refugee and immigrant communities. Detailed list of events will be coming soon!

Event: Peace Corps Panel Discussion

Join Global Programs and the Honors program for a panel discussion about what it’s like to serve as Peace Corps volunteer.

Recent Global Programs Events-

Spring Quarter:

The last event and meeting for spring quarter ended on May 30, 2018. Please see upcoming fall events to learn more about what is coming soon for Global Programs.

Weekly International Relations Club:

Each Wednesday from 3:30-5 pm, the International Relations club meets in the conference room of building 11 to discuss important topics facing the international community.

Event: Luis Mingo from the Consulate of Mexico in Seattle, May 30th 10-11 am

Luis Mingo, the head of Political, Economic, and Academic Affairs at the Consulate of Mexico in Seattle is coming to speak at Highline. He will be speaking about the current relationship between the United States and Mexico and what recent changes mean for the future. This event will happen in Mount Constance/Olympus at Highline College from 10-11 am on Wednesday, May 30th.

End of the Year Celebration for International Relations Club, May 30th 3:30-5 pm

The International Relations Club will have an end of the year celebration on Wednesday, May 30th from 3:30-5 pm in building 3. There will be food, lively discussion, and information available about upcoming Model United Nations Conferences. You won’t want to miss this!