International Students

Welcome to Wesleyan International Class of 2026!

As you’re packing your bags and getting ready to begin your US academic journey, let us help you prepare with “Academia, Culture, and Campus Life:What to Expect at Wes,” a free Coursera Course offered by Wesleyan in conjunction with the Shapiro Center for Writing and the Office of International Student Affairs. The course was developed…

Studying Abroad While Abroad

Naraa Altai, 2022, Computer Science, she/her/hers Having spent 3 years away from home, Naraa felt more than ready to take on the challenge of moving to Copenhagen. Or so she thought… Once again, I was packing my entire life in two suitcases – one small and one big. The first time was two weeks before…

November OISA Events, Reminders, and Opportunities

Greetings, Global Cardinals (Wesleyan international students)! Please read the following announcements and reminders from the Office of International Student Affairs (OISA): WesStories with ISA Thursday, November 18, 2021, 7:30-9:00 p.m. EDT (location TBD) Calling all talented, multilingual Wesleyan students! The Shapiro Center for Writing, OISA, and the International Student Association (ISA) are seeking performers of…

International Education Week 2021 Events Announced

  Organized annually by the Fries Center of Global Studies (FCGS), International Education Week (IEW) is a collaborative initiative to promote intercultural learning, global awareness, and a greater sense of interconnectedness among the Wesleyan community.  This year, we are excited to be joined by several student organizations, offices, and departments at Wesleyan in hosting events…

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…

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.  

International Student Reminders from OISA

Greetings, Global Cardinals (Wesleyan international students)! We hope your fall semester is off to a great start so far. Please carefully read the following important reminders from the Office of International Student Affairs (OISA): Planning to work on campus? If you are planning to work on campus this fall or have already been offered a…

Welcome (back) from OISA and Fall Semester Services!

Welcome (back), Global Cardinals (Wesleyan international students)! We hope you had a great summer and your arrival to campus was smooth and safe. Please carefully read the following important announcements: OISA will offer both in-person and virtual advising sessions via Zoom during the Fall 2021 Semester. Our advising schedule will be updated on the OISA…

So Long, Farewell: A Chat with Recent Graduate Tianxin Chen ’21

From Beijing, China, Tianxin Chen ’21 double majored in College of Letters and Religion. He described “critical analysis”, what he has learned through his undergraduate study at Wes, as a challenge for inclusiveness, emphasizing understanding, emotions, feelings and communication, and embracing differences. He adheres to the beliefs of maintaining creativity, vitality, and imagination in the…

Academia, Culture and Campus Life: What to Expect at Wes

Academia, Culture and Campus Life: What to Expect at Wes opens July 1st for the class of 2025! Welcome Wesleyan Class of 2025 international students! Based on the suggestions of current and past international students, we created an online course for you to explore Wesleyan before you arrive. Academia, Culture, and Campus Life combines the…