international students


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.
Study abroad in India

Over 40 scholarships and grants available for UI students to study abroad

This guide serves as a one stop shop to showcase the many funding opportunities that exist to financially assist and support University of Iowa undergraduate students considering studying abroad.
Gabriela Rivera

IP resumes in-person multilingual commencement narrations

As COVID cases slowed down in spring 2022, IP decided to resume in-person recordings for this project, and the decision was well received by the international student population on campus.
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.
Rupanti Bose

Undergraduate student Rupanti Bose inspired UI to act on the importance of name pronunciation

“It was a very emotional moment for me because up until then I didn’t realize how much I actually missed hearing my name correctly. From that moment, I knew I should make an effort to introduce my identity and culture properly.”
International Graduation Ceremony group photo of graduates

International students celebrate accomplishments at affinity graduation ceremony

In a celebration of perseverance, accomplishment, and their collective experiences, international students at the University of Iowa held an affinity graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 12.
Daniel Lowe headshot

Student spotlight: Daniel Lowe

24 hours. That’s how fast Daniel Lowe’s life changed in March 2020. Lowe, a graduate of Lancaster University in Lancaster, United Kingdom, who studied abroad at the University of Iowa during the 2019-2020 academic year, found his time at Iowa cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Iowa cap and gown

International Student Affinity Graduation ceremony set for May 12

The 2nd Annual International Student Affinity Graduation ceremony will be held in person for the first time on Thursday, May 12, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
David Kim

UI staff and faculty support key to Tippie student adapting to college life

"Just like there are two sides of the same coin, the UI’s smaller number of international students could lead you to greater opportunities as a unique person who stands out. Be willing to accept new things and say yes to every opportunity that comes your way, because it will guide you to greater opportunities. If you can do it at Iowa, you will for sure become a global leader!”
Ya'u Adamu

Student spotlight: Ya'u Adamu

When the plan to return to his homeland in Nigeria was interrupted by COVID-19, Ya’u Adamu decided to join the University of Iowa to start his doctoral studies in interdisciplinary human toxicology, which has been a great experience for him in many ways. Learn more about Ya’u.
Khyathi Gadag

Student spotlight: Khyathi Gadag

After completing a bachelor's degree in dental surgery and a master's degree in health administration from Bangalore, India, Khyathi Gadag chose to apply to the University of Iowa after conducting comprehensive research on the university’s rankings, principles, and community. Learn more about Khyathi.