Five Wesleyan Fulbright and Watson Applicants Discuss Application Process for Prospective Applicants

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, Fellowships at Wesleyan held an informative panel to discuss the application process for prospective applicants. The panel consisted of Lizzie Edwards ’21, Rodrick Edwards ’19, Benjamin Martinez ’21, Susannah Greenblatt ’16, and Fitzroy “Pablo” Wickham ’21, who are all current fellowship applicants for Fulbright grants and the Watson Fellowship. The five…

Mark your calendars for the International Education Week

Mark your calendars and tell your friends: International Education Week is coming! November 16-20, 2020 http://bit.ly/wesiew2020 Join us before we depart for the semester! From discussions about activism and life during a pandemic to info sessions about international fellowships and study abroad, student organizations and units across campus have come together to organize these events…

OISA Virtual End-of-the-Semester Gathering for International Students

The Office of International Student Affairs (OISA) is hosting an end-of-the-semester gathering for all international students who plan to stay on campus over the break. This virtual get together will help to answer any questions you have about the winter break and introduce you to the team and services that will help make this time…

Peer to Peer: Navigating Internships and Summer Experiences for International Students

Wednesday, November 18, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT Zoom link: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/91210891053 Intended Audience: Classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024 F-1 visa holders Session Description: International upperclassmen will be sharing their advice, thoughts, and wisdom about navigating various summer experiences in the U.S. and globally. Students interested in exploring opportunities for summer internships, academic research, or summer programs…

Duration of Status (D/S) Explained

The Office of International Affairs (OISA) has received many questions about the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s proposal to replace Duration of Status and how it might affect international students. What is Duration of Status? International students have a certain amount of time to complete their degree programs and return to their countries. When a…

Meet Perri Easley: Communications Assistant

My name is Perri Easley (Class of 2023) and I’m from Morris County, New Jersey. I am currently undecided, but I am leaning towards an American Studies/French Double major with a minor in Film. At the Fries Center for Global Studies (FCGS), I serve as a Communications Assistant to ensure a smooth and flawless execution…

Meet OISA New Staff Member: Angela Hickman

The Office of International Student Affairs (OISA) welcomes their new SEVIS Coordinator, Angela Hickman. Angela joined the OISA team in the fall semester, most recently serving as the International Student Coordinator at HB Studio in New York. She will be advising Wesleyan’s international students on immigration topics, creating and maintaining their records in the Student…

Apply to be an International Student Orientation Leader

The Office of International Student Affairs (OISA) is looking to hire up to 10 Orientation Leaders (OLs) for the Spring 2021 International Student Orientation. This opportunity is open to ALL Wesleyan undergraduate students. One does not have to be an international student to apply for this position. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Sunday,…