News & Activities

We plan exciting events and activities all semester long for international students to have a great experience while in Canada

Our Event Schedule

Welcome to the University of Alberta and to Canada. We also welcome you to the International Friendship Group! We hope this club will be your home away from home. We come from many countries and backgrounds. The sponsors of this club are Christians but ALL cultures and beliefs are welcome!

We have a number of exciting activities coming up this semester and we would love for you to join us.

We will send out more information via email as each of these dates approach to give you all the details. You can also check back for updates, visit our Facebook page at IFG Edmonton - International Friendship Group or email

Have a look at what we have coming up! Currently we are not doing group activities where we meet in person. We will do a number of things on Zoom. Keep checking your emails to stay updated.

1. July 29, 2020: Welcome to Discover Bible Discussion 

We welcome you to a gentle, no pressure Bible discussion on Zoom. You can download the app at We will meet at 6:30 PM and chat for a bit to see how everyone is doing. The discussion will start at 7 PM. Anyone is welcome to join and you can feel free to invite your friends. James will lead us in a discussion about Moses. You can stay on after the discussion to chat or ask questions after we finish at 8:30 PM. To join, please contact James for the Zoom link at

2. Rise 'n' Shine Daily Devotional

Welcome to Rise 'n Shine with Boon every morning (except July 1 & 2) at 8:30 AM for no more than 15 minutes. There will be an encouraging/challenging reading from the Bible and prayer for the day! You can download the PK Daily Devotional link here. Contact Boon at for more info.

3. Want to hang out and chat? 

We are happy to hang out and chat (at a distance). Feel free to contact Daniel at, Emma at or Melissa at