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International students on campus

5 tips on navigating campus and community from international students

Whether you are new on campus or resuming your studies at Iowa, here are five tips to help you start off on the right foot in 2023. 
students serving up coffee

Life in Iowa to host weekly coffee and conversation hour starting Jan. 18

Enjoy a (free!) afternoon coffee and engage in casual conversations with students, staff, and faculty from across campus on different topics, ranging from adjusting to life in a new country to exploring campus and community resources.
Eweosa Owenaze

UI College of Law student hopes to introduce more graduate and professional students to ISSE

Eweosa Owenaze, a JD candidate from Lagos, Nigeria, is serving other international students through her work with International Student Support and Engagement.
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International students join community members for fall break meal

Over 170 meals were served to University of Iowa students and members of the surrounding community during a special fall break meal event.
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.
pie with crust in the shape of the Tigerhawk

International Programs to host Fall Break Meal, Nov. 21

Join IP staff for a celebration of community and a traditional meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, macaroni and cheese, and pie!
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.

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.