International Student and Scholar Services

Fascha Aryasa

Fascha Aryasa felt that she needed a place like Iowa City in her life

Fascha Aryasa, a first-year computer science student from Bali, Indonesia, has become deeply involved in campus life in just a few short months.
David Shehata Fouad Georgy Nakhla

2022 International Parents of the Year

We congratulate this year's winners of the international parents of the year, Ebtesam Fouad Yanny Gerges and Shehata Fouad Georgy Nakhla.
Frankline Matanji

Q&A with Frankline Matanji

Frankline Matanji, a PhD student in mass communications with a focus in international/development studies, is a recipient of the 2022 Global Student Award.
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Life in Iowa to host workshop to improve interviewing skills, Nov. 8

This program is for international students to learn how to prepare for the interview process.
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Life in Iowa to host session on women's health, Oct. 19

Join UI physicians Marina Usacheva and Barbara Patrick to explore campus services about contraception, gynecological exams, and recommended vaccines for women.
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Life in Iowa to host session on time management during the job search, Sept. 22

Learn about time management strategies you can utilize during your job search and get answers to questions about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT).
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Life in Iowa to host session on reducing job search anxiety, Sept. 29

Staff Psychologist Tianyi Xie, of University Counseling Service, shares stress management skills and discusses ways to reduce job search anxiety.
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Life in Iowa to host session on work visa options after graduation, Sept. 28

Experienced immigration attorneys David Gluckman and Jonathan Moore of McCandlish Holton will discuss work visa options for international students after graduation.
Munachim

Q&A with Munachim Amah

Munachim Amah is a second-year PhD student researching how journalists work, where they work, and what they produce.
Oluwatosin (Tosin) Opeoluwa

Student overcomes financial obstacles through hard work and campus support

Oluwatosin Opeoluwa, a native of Nigeria, is enrolled in the master of social work program at the University of Iowa. She talks about her journey to get, and stay here.
three hands toasting cups of coffee

Life in Iowa to host weekly coffee and conversation hour starting Aug. 26

Starting August 26 (through December 2), Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invites international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). 
Dean Ganim and international student at international student graduation

Dean's Message: Celebrating the Class of 2022

Dean Ganim celebrates the graduating class of 2022, and in particular highlights the first in-person international student affinity graduation ceremony co-sponsored by UI International Programs.