You don’t really know Texas until you understand the rodeo! For three weeks every March, Austin plays host to one of America’s top-ranked professional rodeos. Rodeo Austin started in 1938 with 16 animals on show and has grown today into one of the top rodeo events in the country.… 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
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
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
Explore San Antonio!
Explore more of Texas in San Antonio! We’ll start off the day by going back to the 1700s and experiencing what life was like at Mission San Jose, the largest mission in this area. Learn about the rich history behind this Spanish community and how it was an important symbol to the… 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
Just Announced! Spring 2018 Texas Excursions
Each semester the International Office organizes bus trips all over the state of Texas! Check out the list of trips for this semester. All are welcome, so bring your friends and let’s explore Texas outside of Austin! January 20: Natural Bridge Caverns & Outlet Mall Shopping February 17: San Antonio Rodeo… read more
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