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Illinois International News is a collection of globally-focused blogs and stories from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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  • University of Illinois, Intensive English Institute selected to host Humphrey Fellows for long-term English training program

    The Institute for International Education (IIE) has selected the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as the host institution for the 2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship’s intensive, long-term English training program.

  • Global Relations shares success, new achievements in 2021-2022 engagement report

    Global Relations at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign facilitated 86 new or renewed institutional agreements in 35 countries during the 2021-2022 academic year.

    This is just one of the many things Global Relations accomplished that was shared in the Annual Engagement Report released on Feb. 15.

  • Illinois among top producers of Fulbright US Student, US Scholar awards

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the highest number of applicants selected for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student and Fulbright U.S. Scholar programs, as announced today by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

  • Amideast Study Tour wraps up sessions on Feb. 14 at UIUC

    New and pilot center directors from Egypt participated in their final break-out session during the Amideast Study Tour on Feb. 14 inside the Illini Union. 

  • GET, DRES set to host 2nd Amideast Egypt Study Tour

    Global Education and Training (GET), in partnership with Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES), will host a second Amideast Egypt University Disability Services Study Tour at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Feb. 5 through Feb. 16.  

    The Study Tour is developed in partnership with Amideast Egypt. It is sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and supported by the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education through the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative Public Universities Scholarships program.  

  • UIUC sees record-breaking international student fall enrollment numbers

    More than 11,000 international students are enrolled at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign this fall, making it the highest international enrollment since fall 2017.

  • International students and scholars: What you need to know for spring 2023

    This article includes a list of tips, events or things returning and new international students and scholars need to do or can do at the start of the new semester.

  • ISSS Semester in Review: Looking at memorable highlights from summer, fall 2022

    Five ISSS highlights from summer and fall 2022. 

  • LEAP intern shares journey, goals

    Tsubasa Akatsuka, a current visiting scholar and LEAP intern, talks about experience in the program, his time studying abroad and other life experiences. 

  • Year in Review: 5 highlights from 2022

    We’ve accomplished numerous milestones and so we wanted to take a moment to share some of our favorite highlights that made 2022 a year to remember.