With over 250 sponsored students from over 50 countries, and through a KAUST Foundation Year Program, we have witnessed the impact that sponsored students make to the University of Texas at Austin. Our campus community is enriched through undergraduate and graduate sponsored students dedicated to having a positive impact at… read more
PAYLP 2017: Young African Leaders off to Change the World!
Cohorts 2 & 3 of the Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) may be complete, but they’re just getting started! PAYLP is a dynamic youth leadership program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State that brings together high school students from across Africa to the United States, where they focus on cultural exchange and… read more
Farewell to the Mandela Washington Fellows!
Last week, we said goodbye our fourth cohort of Mandela Washington Fellows! The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (MWF-YAL) is a leadership program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State that brings 1,000 exceptional young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to 40 host institutions across the United States for… read more
Reminder Immigration Update Forum
Immigration Update Forum Tuesday, February 28 5:00 – 6:00pm Avaya Auditorium (POB) Today’s forum will focus on immigration updates, legal rights and support for international and undocumented students at UT.
Opportunity for International TA’s
Programs Offered by the Graduate Student Development Program in the Faculty Innovation Center ITA/UTA Connect Program The ITA/UTA Connect program pairs senior UT undergraduate students with international teaching assistants (ITAs) to help ITAs gain knowledge about the undergraduate experience at UT. The participants in this selective program meet during the… read more
Free Resources on Campus!
If you are new on campus or have been at UT for a while, be sure to take advantage of the free resources here at UT. Check out our list below of a few of the free resources here at UT. Metro/UT Buses Explore the city for free by simply… read more
Kurdistan to Austin and Back
UT Austin’s International Office hosted the Iraqi Young Leader Exchange Program on campus summer 2015, bringing 25 undergraduate students from Iraq to Austin for a “Law, Leadership, and Social Justice” institute. ISSS invited these students to share stories about their experience in Austin and their life back home in Iraq… read more
5 Tips for Balancing Priorities
Midterms can be a stressful time for anyone, but this can be especially true for Foundation Year students at The University of Texas at Austin. In addition to taking ESL and college preparatory classes, these pre-matriculated students are also applying for several universities during the fall semester. Balancing priorities inside… read more
Iraqi students leave legacy in Austin
Iraqi students left their mark in Austin this summer in the form of a mural and the many relationships they formed with community members and UT students and staff. Participating in a 4-week institute hosted by the UT International Office, 25 students in the Iraqi Young Leader Exchange Program (IYLEP)… read more
UT Welcomes 25 Foundation Year Students from the UAE
The International Office is pleased to announce that the inaugural ADNOC foundation year program is off to a great start. In September, we welcomed 25 students to UT from the United Arab Emirates to prepare for college during an intensive foundation year program incorporating ESL, SAT and TOEFL preparation. Students… read more