Texas Global and University Housing and Dining celebrated the university’s international community during A Night of Global Voices on Nov. 16. The event featured stories and poems presented by UT students about their personal lives, global journeys and cultural experiences. A Night of Global Voices kicked off International Education Week… read more
Global LLC Dorm Cultivates Close-knit International Community
UT’s campus is teeming with opportunities for cross-cultural engagement. One of the most immersive of these is Global LLC, a Living Learning Community on campus open to matriculated undergraduates and J-1 exchange students. Living Learning Communities are residential programs designed to incorporate students fully into UT’s bright culture by offering… read more
Join the ISSS Virtual Community, stay connected with your peers
The ISSS team is excited to present the ISSS Virtual Community, a series of virtual events designed to engage international students and build community based on a variety of interests. These events will be posted in the UT International Students Facebook Group, a forum for global Longhorns to connect with… read more
Share Your Photos from Around the World
Do you have beautiful, calendar-worthy photos from your home country or international travels? Share them with us! Texas Global is collecting photos taken by students and scholars from all over the world to feature in our 2020 calendar. Your photos could also be shared on our new Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts dedicated… read more
Texas Excursion: King William Fair & Downtown San Antonio!
It’s springtime in Texas–which means we’re nearing the end of the semester! Why not join ISSS on our final 2018-19 Texas Excursion? We’ll be heading to San Antonio to celebrate the one and only Fiesta! Fiesta is an annual celebration of San Antonio’s rich and diverse cultures. It started in… read more
Yeehaw! Enjoy A honky tonkin’ good time at the San Antonio Rodeo!
Get a true a taste of Texas culture at the annual San Antonio Rodeo! If you’ve never been to a rodeo, you’re in for a real treat. From extreme bull-riding to mutton bustin‘, there’s not a dull moment to be had! Enjoy a few rides and delicious treats at the carnival, get… read more
Spring 2019 Friendship Program: Apply Now!
What is the Friendship Program? The Friendship Program is an opportunity for UT international students and scholars to interact with the Austin community and share experiences, traditions, and customs. As an international student or scholar, the Friendship Program will provide you with the chance to meet members of the Austin community.… read more
Texas Excursions: NASA Space Center & Kemah Boardwalk
“Houston, we have a problem!” Join ISSS for a visit to the NASA Space Center in Houston, TX (hence the famous phrase). See for yourself the live control center and exhibit of all things outer space! Lunch at their cafe is included in the ticket price. After all is seen… read more
Kayaking and Zombies: Foundation Year Students Get Active
This year, the International Office is pleased to welcome twelve new KGSP Foundation Year students to UT Austin. The KAUST Gifted Student Program is a scholarship awarded by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology to top-achieving students in STEM fields from Saudi Arabia. Before beginning their undergraduate programs in… read more
Texas Excursion: State Fair of Texas!
It’s time for another Texas Excursion! On September 29, International Student and Scholar Services is headed to the one and only State Fair of Texas! Held in the Fried Food Capital of Texas, the annual state fair in Dallas is not only packed with fried food, but shows, competitions, carnival… read more
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