Six Ways to Enjoy the Global Wildcats Pep Rally, in GIFs


International Education Week is a tradition at the UA, an annual opportunity for international students, study abroad enthusiasts, and intercultural explorers to exchange ideas, make friends, and have fun! UA Global organizes International Education Week in Tucson, and this year we’re bringing the Global Wildcats Pep Rally to the basketball court at McKale! Read on to learn why this is THE can’t-miss event of the year and how you can attend.

One. Get VIP Access to McKale
Stand, dribble, and pass a basketball inside McKale Center, on the SAME court as the countless greats who have worn red and blue! Get to know Arizona athletes and coaches, too.



Two. Win Basketball Tickets!
The first 200 people to attend win FREE tickets to the November 29 Arizona Wildcats Men’s Basketball game!



Three. Make Globally-Minded Friends
At the UA, we host more than 5,500 international students and scholars. This is your chance to meet people from all over the world, all in one place!



Four. Represent your Country
Bring your country’s flag. Wear your country’s clothing. Bring your friends! Help us highlight as many cultures as possible at the UA.



Five. Grab Global Giveaways
We’ll have free t-shirts and more so you can show your Global Wildcat pride for months—even years—after the pep rally ends!



Six. Take the Photo of a Lifetime
Gather around for a HUGE group photo on the UA basketball court! We’ll share it online so you can commemorate your time at the UA!



Global Wildcats Pep Rally

  • When: Thursday, November 15 – 3:30 to 4:30pm
  • Where: McKale Memorial Center: 1721 E. Enke Drive (Home of Arizona Wildcats Basketball)
  • Who: All Global Wildcats are encouraged to attend (international students, scholars, faculty, and staff who identify as international. Wear clothing and bring flags from your home country! All intercultural enthusiasts at the UA and study abroad alumni are also welcome).
  • Bring: Your Cat Card. Guests of Cat Card holders will need to sign in.
  • More Info: UA Global website. This event is sponsored by UA Global and Arizona Athletics.

Head to Frog and Firkin right after the Global Wildcats Pep Rally for 7.5 Minutes Around the World, a battle of the smartest and speediest. Globally-minded students and scholars will present on a variety of topics in just 7.5 minutes. Stop by for free food and to vote for your favorite presentation!