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MeetingS 

Global Business Society meetings focus on bringing together students that are interested in international business, working and studying abroad and those seeking to get a better understanding of the world around of us. If any of the items previously listed interest you, we hope that you will join us at our meetings that are held every other Tuesday at 6:30 PM. We look forward to seeing your face among the crowd!

Click here to check out recordings of our past meetings!

Fall 2021 Meetings

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GBS x LAWIB x COLIBRI Meeting

Sept. 14th | 6:30 PM | HVNR 240

 

For this year’s first GBM in collaboration with the Latin American Women in Business (LAWIB), we provide students with information on career opportunities available in the field of international business and introduce students to internship opportunities available at Colibri.

 

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Global Gathering

Sept. 21st | 6:00 PM | Hough Hall

After a short informational presentation on Heavener’s different exchange programs, exchange students are given the opportunity to present information about their universities in an interactive activity. This provides students with information on Heavener’s different exchange programs and an opportunity to network with exchange students to gain insight on studying abroad from their first-hand experiences.

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Cultural Iceberg

Oct. 5th | 6:30 | HVNR240

 

An exchange student from our Global Gator Guide Program will lead a group discussion on stereotypes and misconceptions about their culture and others abroad. This provides students with an understanding of what culture is and examines a specific culture from the perspective of an exchange student.

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Alumni Panel

Oct. 19th | 6:30 PM | HVNR240

 

GBS alumni share how their international experiences during undergrad shaped their careers and key advice for current students, providing students with an opportunity to network with alumni and insight into how they can translate their interest in international business into their future careers.

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White elephant

Nov. 30th | 6:30 PM | HVNR240

 

Exchange Students will participate in a popular American Christmas game classic. White Elephant, also known as Yankee Swap or Dirty Santa, is a game of swaps and laughs as the purpose is to walk away with the best present that was unwrapped by the end of the night.

Previous Meetings

Check out recordings from our meetings last semester!

TEDX TALKS

Sept. 29th | 6:30 PM | Virtual

 

During our first general body meeting, guest speakers Makayla Nicholas and Sydney Patterson shared their experiences studying abroad and their respective insights and takeaways. The TedX Talks were especially interesting this semester, as both speakers were studying abroad during the outbreak of COVID19.

 

Click here to watch a recording of the meeting.

GBS X Career connections

Oct. 5th | 10:00 AM | Virtual

Experience changes everything. What do you want to accomplish at UF and after? This presentation will help you identify various ways to pursue meaningful experiences that will help you grow personally and professionally during your time at the University of Florida.

 

Check out the presentation here!

Alumni panel

 Oct. 20th | 6:30 PM | Zoom

 

This GBM brought back old GBS alumni to share their international experiences during undergrad that led them to where they are today.This event allowed members to network and learn from Gator Alum within the field of international business. 

Click here to watch a recording of the meeting.