Study Abroad Partner Providers Are Coming To Usdan

The Office of Study Abroad (OSA) is excited to announce various provider visits coming to campus as students get back to the grind after Fall Break.  The information tables can be found in the Usdan Student Center. This article provides students with a general overview of our visiting partners and the opportunities they offer below.…

Fully Funded Fellowship to Germany

ATTENTION JUNIORS &SENIORS!!! Come to this information session to learn how you can spend a year in Germany after you graduate! Monday, October 28, 2019 4:30 – 5:30 pm Fries Center for Global Studies Commons *light snacks provided ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the…

OISA Closed on October 24, 29-31

The Office of International Student Affairs will be closed on October 24, 29-31. If you need immigration-related support, please plan ahead. If there is an immigration emergency, please email oisa@wesleyan.edu. If you need a travel signature during the time when the office is closed, please contact Anna van der Burg at avanderburg@wesleyan.edu (undergraduate students) and…

A Dong Shopping Trip for International Students

Fill up your fridge with Asian goodies by taking a trip to A Dong Supermarket after Fall Break! The shopping trip takes place on Saturday, October 26, 2019. You must do the following things to reserve your spot: 1. Complete the registration form 2. Drop off $10 to the Office of International Student Affairs dropbox…

To See With Eyes Unclouded: An Information Session About Majors and Careers for F-1 Visa Holders 

Written by Shakeel Jessa ’21 On Monday, September 23rd, 48 students (28 sophomores, 19 freshmen, and 1 senior) met with representatives from the Office of International Student Affairs (OISA), Gordon Career Center (GCC), and Student Affairs/Class Dean to discuss the post-grad employment advantages afforded to F-1 Visa Holders who pursue STEM majors as undergraduates. The…

The International Students Advisory Board

Written by Shakeel Jessa ’21 “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”- Harriet Tubman.  The International Students Advisory Board (ISAB) is made up of ten undergraduate students who were selected by the Office…

Call for Events: Impact Campus

Impact campus during this year’s International Education Week (IEW) 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 2019. The goal of IEW at Wesleyan is to impact international…

100 Years of Bauhaus

Since 2014, the German Studies Department at Wesleyan has applied for and received funding five times from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington D.C. The funding supports events designed to inform the public and spark discussion about contemporary Germany, including relations between the U.S. and the Federal Republic. The events take…

VOTE For Your Favorite Photos!

Each year the Fries Center for Global Studies asks Wesleyan students who have had any global experience over the previous summer and/or previous semester to submit photographs to the annual Wes and the World Photo Contest. This group includes study abroad returnees, international students, exchange students, fellowship recipients, and foreign language teaching assistants. The purpose…

You Can Afford To Study Abroad!

That was the theme of the aptly named Affording Study Abroad Workshop held Tuesday evening, on September 24, 2019. Hosted at the Wesleyan Resource Center, the workshop was a collaborative effort between representatives from the Office of Study Abroad and the Financial Aid Office. The presentation addressed student concern regarding program costs, the billing process…

Hispanic Film Series

We’d like to invite you to our annual Hispanic Film Series which showcases recent award-winning films from Latin America and Spain. It runs every Wednesday evening from 9/18 to 10/9 at the Goldsmith Family Cinema and is free. This year we have extraordinary films from Mexico, Colombia, Spain, and Argentina that explore issues marginality and…

“Who Needs the Classics? On the Global “Humanities Crisis” and Why It Matters”

Who Needs the Classics? On the Global “Humanities Crisis” and Why It Matters Presenter: Philip Lutgendorf (University of Iowa) 4:30 pm Thursday, October 3 Russell House, 350 High St, Wesleyan University Followed by a reception with the speaker In a world faced with ominous and intractable problems—global warming, armed conflict, the erosion of democratic values—sharply…

World News in 2 Minutes (for free)!

Find out what’s in the news around the world each weekday morning. The Fries Center for Global Studies has teamed up with DailyChatter, an international daily newsletter that curates some of the most interesting and important global developments and prepares a conversational, easy-to-read report designed to be read on your smartphone or any other digital…

Learn a New Language with Mango Languages!

Many Wesleyan students study or intern abroad in countries whose languages are not regularly taught at Wesleyan. Mango Languages affords the entire Wesleyan community – students, faculty, staff, and alumni—the opportunity to be introduced to the over 70 world languages offered through this online resource. Anyone can create an account and begin to learn a…

CALLING FOR PHOTOS: 4th Annual Wes And The World Photo Contest

Each year the Fries Center for Global Studies hosts the Wes And The World Photo Contest. We ask Wesleyan students who have had any global experience over the previous summer and/or previous semester to submit photographs. This group includes study abroad returnees, international students, exchange students, fellowship recipients, and foreign language teaching assistants. The purpose of…

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC)

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) The Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) movement intends to make global competence a reality for students and to create alliances among educators to share practices and find ways to incorporate an international dimension in curricula, and, more generally, to achieve internationalization goals. The Fries Center for Global…