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
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
Texas Excursions: International Night with the San Antonio Spurs!
Go, Spurs! Go! Come celebrate International Night with the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center on Tuesday, April 2nd! Cheer on our favorite team as they take on the Atlanta Hawks. After the game, head down to the arena floor to take your shot at the free-throw line! You don’t wanna… read more
Spring 2019 Employment Seminar
ISSS, along with special guest speaker Attorney Todd Fowler, will be hosting FREE information sessions on post-completion/graduation employment options, different work visa types, and permanent residency options for international students and scholars at The University of Texas at Austin. The sessions will be held in the Peter O’Donnell Jr. building… 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
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
Fall 2018 Texas Excursions Announced!
Howdy! The International Office has planned an exciting Fall Texas Excursion schedule. These experiences will get you out of Austin and exploring other parts of Texas. Saddle-up, register to save your spot on the bus, and yeehaw! August 25: Explore San Antonio (8am-5:30pm, $50): Venture to the historical city… read more
Volunteering at The Project 2018
How much good could you do in one afternoon? Last Saturday, thirteen Foundation Year students tried to answer this question by volunteering with The Project—UT’s Largest Day of Service. Sponsored by the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology in Saudi Arabia, the Foundation Year program helps prepare Saudi students… read more
Spotlight on Sponsored Students
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
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