Chancellor Jones and Provost Cangellaris hosting the presidential delegation from Kyushu University, Japan.
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies meeting with the delegation from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam.
Global Education & Training
KAUST Gifted Student Program Foundation Year participants celebrated Saudi National Day with KGSP Program Manager, Anna Kasten. Through the Foundation Year, KGSP students experience university life, attend rigorous courses in a challenging academic environment, and acquire skills necessary to pursue a successful undergraduate education experience at top U.S.universities.
In 2019, GET hosted undergraduate students from China and South Korea, who participated in 3-week long academic and cultural programs on-campus at the University of Illinois. These summer school programs were focused on the following subjects: information science and engineering, general education, data science, and entrepreneurship.
Illinois Abroad & Global Exchange
Nine Illinois Abroad Ambassadors holding study abroad tee shirts after completing training. IAGE recruited 43 returnees to serve as Illinois Abroad Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Global Engagement Team Program Assistants coordinated 3 trainings and developed a webpage to feature the Illinois Abroad Ambassadors on the IAGE website.
International Safety & Security
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences sponsored a symposium with University of Illinois partners in Vienna, Austria, to discuss study abroad program operations. The Director (left) with Director of Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange (center) dined with staff from programs in Vienna, Granada, Rome, and Athens.
International Student & Scholar Services
Athletics Director Josh Whitman welcomes over 1,000 international students in August 2020, the largest attendance for any social ISSS program ever.
Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs & Global Strategies
Illinois International donated seven backpacks filled with necessities for The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen Backpack Project for a holiday service project in December 2019.