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Global Initiatives regularly communicates to a wide variety of audiences, including international faculty, scholars and students, partner universities, external stakeholders and campus partners who work with our international community. Our offices provide up-to-date and comprehensive information on topics such as immigration and policy changes, programs and activities, advocacy efforts, campus internationalization objectives and many other issues.

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Global Initiatives Newsletter

Our newsletter informs campus partners on the latest internationalization efforts at UC San Diego. Additionally, the newsletter contains resources on how our offices can support faculty and staff interested in global activities and initiatives.

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Newsletters and Communications Archive:





  • Fulbright Day 2022
  • Dr Michael Pratt Receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award in Czech Republic
  • Symposium on Enhancing the Experiences of Students from Asian, Pacific Islander and Middle Eastern Descent
  • Miguel Velez Latin American Student Scholarship Recipients Announced
  • ISPO Programming Supports Students and Advances EDI
  • Study Abroad Recognized for Increasing Access to International Opportunities for All
  • IFSO Supports 1500 international students and scholar with tax obligations in U.S.
  • IFSO's Commitment to EDI


  • Statement on the Conflict in Ukraine
  • Fulbright Catalog of Awards for 2023-24 Now Open
  • Save the Date: Fulbright Day- April 14, 2022
  • International Scholar Spotlight: Dr Pedro Hallal
  • Alumni and Employer Interactive Maps Now Available
  • Fall 2021 International Student Snapshot
  • Global Seminars 2023 Requests for Proposals



  • SPRING 2021
    • Lead Story:
      • Global Education's Resilience and Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Study Abroad
      • UC Education Abroad Program Awards Academic Integration Grant to Eleanor Roosevelt College
      • Spotlight: Study Abroad Faculty Directors
    • ISPO
      • ISPO Launches UC San Diego's First International Graduate Recognition Website
    • IFSO
      • Streamlining Visa Processes Through the Pandemic
      • Building (Virtual) Community

  • WINTER 2021
    • Lead Stories
      • Save the Date: Fulbright Day 2021- April 15
      • Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards Available for 2022-23
    • ISPO
      • 10 Things To Consider When Supporting International Students Guide for Campus
      • Globally Engaged Tritons Co-Curricular Record
    • Study Abroad
      • Hacker Exchange Great Global Challenge: Call for Applications
      • Global Seminars Call for Proposals Summer 2022
    • IFSO
      • Revamped Scholar Spotlight

  • FALL 2020
    • Lead Stories
      • New Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Public Health
      • Two New Student Exchange Programs in Switzerland
      • Triton Tools and Tidbits Podcast Features International Education at UC San Diego
    • ISPO
      • UC San Diego has Eighth Largest International Student Population in U.S.
    • Study Abroad
      • Study Abroad Co-Hosts UC-wide Study Abroad Virtual Expo
    • IFSO
      • International Scholar Discusses Life and Research Before and After the Pandemic

  • SUMMER 2020
    • Lead Stories
      • Global Education Responds Swiftly to Immigration Changes
      • Globally-Focused Programming Continues Through the Summer Virtually
    • ISPO
      • New International Student Orientation 
    • Study Abroad
      • Virtual Abroad and "Study Away" Programs
    • IFSO
      • Scholar Snapshot 
      • Understanding Presidential Proclamations Webinar


    • Lead Stories
      • Fulbright Day 2020
      • New Student Exchange Agreements with Kyoto (Japan) and Southampton (UK)
    • ISPO
      • Fall 2019 International Student Snapshot
    • Study Abroad
      • Study Abroad Publishes Cumulative Statistics in Tableau Dashboard
    • IFSO
      • Scholar Spouses and Family Support
      • Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program Catalog of Awards for 2020-2021 Available

  • SPRING 2019
    • Lead Story: the COVID-19 Issue- How the Director's Office, IFSO, ISPO and Study Abroad Responded to COVID-19 and the Short Term/ Long Term Plans for Programs

  • FALL 2019
    • Lead Stories
      • ACE Advisor Visits UC San Diego
      • New International Agreements Partnership Database
    • ISPO
      • Out of the Woods Post-Orientation Event
    • IFSO
      • Open House for Campus
      • International Scholar Dossier Electronic System
    • Study Abroad
      • EXPO Fair
      • Global Seminars