Services for International Students and Scholars

Mandela Fellows Find Spirit of Community Engagement Through Service

August 02, 2018
Community service is one cornerstone of the Mandela Washington Fellowship and during their six weeks in California, the 25 young African leaders at UC Davis explored a myriad of ways to uplift and give back to the local communities. In total, the 2018 UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellows planted 30 trees in Woodland, pruned and mulched 59 trees along the Davis greenbelt, harvested 960 pounds of produce and volunteered eight hours to prepare and serve meals for Davis Community Meals.

UC Davis Honors International Community at Graduation Celebration

July 02, 2018
To give guests—ranging from family, friends, and colleagues to academic advisors, local officials, and members of the UC Davis Police Department—greater insight into international student experiences and perspectives, two graduates shared their stories. Titcho Farima Kone Kito of Burkina Faso spoke on behalf of the undergraduate class and Zidong Li of China represented graduate students.

A Cinderella story 16 years in the making

June 06, 2018
As an adolescent, Ogbu-Nwobodo came to the U.S. from Nigeria, in hopes of pursuing an education and becoming a doctor. Now, 16 years after graduating high school at the top of her class, the newly-minted UC Davis M.D. is heading to a residency at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital, with plans to practice psychiatry for the poor and underserved.

5 Ways to Get a Global Perspective for Better Career Options

May 30, 2018
Increasingly, employers are looking for students who understand the challenges and embrace the opportunities that come with globalization. So, how can students prepare for professional and personal success in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world? Here are five of the many ways to gain a global perspective, open doors to new career options and make friends along the way.

Near and Far: Introduction to Travel Writing

Travel Writing for UC Davis Students

Have you recently returned from travels or do you have plans to travel this summer? Are you new to the United States? Do you enjoy encounters with other cultures and take interest in learning about other people?

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Interview with Joanna Regulska, Vice Provost of Global Affairs, UC Davis, US

March 28, 2018
The Global Affairs department at University of California, Davis has an ambitious goal: it is aiming for 100% of its students to gain a life-shaping intercultural experience by graduation. Vice provost and associate chancellor of Global Affairs, Joanna Regulska, told The PIE News about the creation of the Global Education for All program and what it means for students who take part.