Announcement

Study Abroad is BACK!

The COVID-19 pandemic has been harsh to everyone in an assortment of different ways. Gradually, we have seen things starting to come back into place, and resemble some sort of normalcy. We over in the Fries Center for Global Studies are so happy that studying abroad can be a part of that normalcy. During our…

F-1 Reminders & Involvement Opportunities from OISA

Greetings, Global Cardinals! Please take a moment to read these announcements and reminders from the Office of International Student Affairs (OISA). For students in F-1 visa status (studying at Wesleyan on an I-20): If you are planning to travel and/or renew your visa over fall/winter break, please read the email we sent to you on…

Oktoberfest at German Haus

On a warm and sunny Saturday, around 30 students joined the German Haus to celebrate the Oktoberfest, but with unique twists. While the Bavarian festival traditionally calls for Dirndl and Lederhosen, Wesleyan students were clad in their typical eclectic fashion. Laughing and smiling, they learned about German culture and language. Bright-colored blue and white Bavarian themed table…

Call for Events: International Education Week 2021

Submit an event for this year’s International Education Week (November 13-19, 2021) at Wesleyan! What global issues are you passionate about? Are there international concerns that you want to bring attention to on campus? Are there cultural events you want to host or showcase? SUBMIT AN EVENT for IEW 2021. Event submission deadline: Sunday, October 24 by…

Pachaysana Unlearning Series Kicks Off September 21

Our partners in Ecuador, Fundación Pachaysana, who brought us virtual study abroad courses in the spring of 2021, are back on a Zoom near you this year! They will be presenting a series of workshops and webinars known as the Unlearning Series. The series is cosponsored by the College of Letters, Fries Center for Global…

ISA Inaugural Meeting

The new International Student Association (ISA) will hold its first meeting this Thursday, 9/23, from 8-9pm at the Resource Center. Come get to know other international students! Snacks and Games will be provided. Check out the poster for RSVP information. Event sponsored by the Resource Center.  

Study Abroad Info Sessions in Fall 2021

  Gilman Scholarship Wednesday, September 15 4:00-5:00pm Zoom link The Gilman Scholarship Program broadens the student population that studies and interns abroad by supporting undergraduates who might not otherwise participate due to financial constraints. Over 3,600 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study or intern…

Introducing the Global Correspondent Program

  The Office of Study Abroad launched the Global Correspondent Program at the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester. Five students who are studying abroad this fall were selected as the inaugural Global Correspondents.    While abroad, Global Correspondents will document their study abroad experience through various storytelling formats including blog posts, photos, social media takeovers, and videos. While students…

Hajde! Wesleyan seeks to share multilingual information on US citizenship

Inspired by his father’s inability to return to his motherland, which has prevented him from visiting his siblings or the graves of his parents for over 37 years, Hajde! Founder and President Anton Lulgjuraj ’23 took it upon himself this past summer to increase access to documents outlining processes and qualifications for US Citizenship. Hailing…

2020-21 Language Data Project

When it comes to language learning, Wesleyan has a very distinctive profile. Language learning at Wesleyan is both broad and deep. Our breadth, in fact, is unique: Wesleyan offers classroom language instruction in more languages than any other co-ed liberal arts college. Wesleyan currently offers courses in Arabic, American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Greek,…