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Global Education units write a series of informative newsletters and ebulletins that provide valuable information and activity updates for students, faculty, staff and external stakeholders. 

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Global Education Newsletter

SPRING/ SUMMER 2020

Fulbright Day 2020, New Exchange Agreements with Kyoto and Southampton, Study Abroad Cumulative Statistics, IFSO Family Support, the Fulbright 2020-2021 Catalog for Scholars Available, ISPO Snapshot for 2018-2019

 

SPRING 2020

COVID-19 Issue: How the Director's Office, IFSO, ISPO and Study Abroad Responded to COVID-19 and Our Short-Term and Long-Term Plans for Programs

FALL 2019

ACE Advisor David Fleshler Visits UC San Diego, New Partnership Database, Out of the Woods Orientation, IFSO Open House, International Scholar Dossier, Study Abroad EXPO Fair, and Information on Global Seminars

 

SUMMER 2019

ACE Internationalization Lab, Robert Schooley, M.D. is New Interim Faculty Director, Increasing LatinX Participation in Study Abroad, Large Increase in Students Going Abroad, New Pre-Arrival Programs, Miguel Velez Scholarship Luncheon, UC San Diego 7th in U.S. for International Researchers, EB-1b Cases Outsourced from IFSO

 

SPRING 2019

Fulbright Day 2019, New Exchange Agreement with Ecole Polytechnique, ISPO Chinese Pronunciation Workshop, Intercultural Communications Workshop, Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation, Advisors Tool Kit for Study Abroad, Scholar Spotlight- Christoforos Mamas, and the Fulbright Scholar Program

 

WINTER 2019

Fulbright Day 2019, Academic Integration Grants for Study Abroad, Global Seminars, Post-Graduate Support for International Students, UC San Diego Ranked as One of the Top Performers in the UC System, Scholar Spotlight- Jingyi Yu, and Tax Season Information

 

FALL 2018

Mexico Mobility Workshop at UC San Diego, International Education Week 2018, Study Abroad Expo, Tell Your Global Story Opportunity, Fall New Student Orientation, Resources for Advising International Students, Scholar Spotlight- Saikat Chakraborty Thakur, and GE Directors Featured on NPR

 

SUMMER 2018

iCenter is now Global Education, Partnership and Program Development Information for Faculty and Staff, Study Abroad Scholarships, Global Concentrations, UC San Diego is #11 in Country for International Scholars, UC San Diego Top 50 Colleges for International Students, Scholar Spotlight- Michael Yip, and UC San Diego is #8 in Country for Top Hosting Institution of International Scholars
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iStudent Newsletter - Spring 2020

WEEK 11

Know Your Rights: Participating in Public Action, Applying for a Reduced Courseload (RCL), iTable Program to Voice Your Concerns, Apply to be an International Orientation Assistant, Coronavirus FAQs

WEEK 10

A Message of Solidarity on the Murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, Activism and Your Visa Status, Options for Remaining in the U.S. after Graduation, Chinese Students Town Hall, iTable Program on Issues Facing International Students

WEEK 9

Deadline to Drop with a "W" for Grad Students is May 29th, Housing Information for After Graduation, Emergency Funding to Support International Students, Beware of Scams, Options for Remaining in the U.S. after Graduation, Ensure Program End Date on I-20/DS-2019 is Correct, ISPO Webinars

WEEK 8

Navigating Employment during COVID-19, Program End Dates on I-20/DS-2019, Options for Remaining in the U.S. after Graduation, Beware of Scams, COVID-19 FAQ

WEEK 7

Navigating Employment during COVID-19, Updating Emergency Contact Information, Stimulus Check, Beware of Scams, ISPO Programs, UC Undergraduate Experience Survey

WEEK 6

Beware of Scams, Online of On Campus for Fall 2020, Changing Degree Levels, ISPO Chats, ISPO Coffee Hours, UC Undergraduate Experience Survey, Campus Activities, Chat with an ISPO Advisor

WEEK 5

On-Campus Employment and Employment Letters, Apply for Work After Your Program, International Emergency Contacts in TritonLink, ISPO Coffee Hours and New Podcast, Launch of GlobalHub.UCSD.edu, Alone Together Counseling Services in English and Mandarin, Coronavirus FAQs

WEEK 4

Learn How to Extend Your Program Date, Undergrad Deadlines for Week 4, Information on 1,200 Stimulus Package Under CARES Act, Weekly ISPO Chats, Triton Tools and Tidbits Podcast, Survey on How COVID-19 Impacts Your Daily Life

WEEK 3

Deadlines to Enroll, Extend and Apply for OPT, Check on Holds on your TritonLink Account, Be Aware of Scams, ISPO Coffee Hours and Intercultural Social Hour, How to Contact ISPO and Access Your Documents

WEEK 2

Deadlines to Enroll and Extend, Emergency Relief Funds, How to Contact ISPO, ISPO Coffee Hours, Triton Tools and Tidbits Podcast, Intercultural Social Hour Zoom, COVID-19 FAQs

iStudent Newsletter- Winter 2020

 

WEEK 11

Spring Break 2020 Office hours, Coronavirus: FAQs, Important Travel Information, Tax Season Resources for International Students, Intercultural Social Hour

WEEK 10

Coronavirus FAQs, Spring Break 2020 Office Hours, Avoid Tuition Scams, ISPO Program, Tax Season Resources for International Students, Coffee Hours, Writing Hub Workshop: How to Paraphrase Effectively 

WEEK 9

ISPO COVID-19 Update, Masters and PhD Students: Last Day to Drop with a "W" (withdraw) is Friday, March 6, Are you Graduating at the End of this Term?, ISPO Programs, Coffee Hours at ISPO, International Graduate Student Advisory Council (IGSAC) Meeting, Writing Hub, Language Arts Tutorial Services, Writing Discussion Groups for ESL/EAL Graduate Students 

WEEK 8

ISPO Check Your Program End Date on I-10 or DS-2019 Form, ISPO Program, Tax Season Resources for International Students, Coffee Hours, Writing Hub, Language Arts Tutorial Services, Writing Discussion Groups for ESL/EAL Graduate Students 
WEEK 7 Information on Coronavirus, Report Change of Address in Triton Day, Protect Yourself from Scams, Know Your Rights, Webinar, Tax Season, Coffee Hours, Writing Workshops, Study Skills Workshop, Writing Discussion Groups for Graduates
WEEK 6 ISPO Closure- President's Day, Last Day for Students to Drop with a W is Friday, February 14, Protect Yourself Against Scams, Information on Coronavirus, I-20 or DS-2019 Level Change for Students Pursuing a Higher Degree at UC San Diego, Tax Season Resources, Coffee Hours at ISPO, Writing Discussion Groups, and Writing and Study Skills Workshops
WEEK 5 Information on Novel Coronavirus, Supreme Court Rules on Public Charge, Apply for OPT, Register for Spring Classes, Maintaining Visa Status, Tax Information, Opt and Beyond, Writing Discussion Groups for ESL/ EAL Students
WEEK 4 Apply to Extend Program End Date on Immigration Forms, Tax Information, Diploma Mailing Address, Mental Health Resources, OPT and Beyond, and Other ISPO Programs
WEEK 3 Be Aware of Scams, Holds on Student Accounts, Study Skills Workshop, Tutorial Services, and Writing Group for EAL/ ESL Students
WEEK 2 Last Day to Add Classes, Applying for OPT, Reporting Change of Address, Writing Discussion Group for EAL/ ESL Students, and Coffee Hours
WEEK 1 Returning Document Self-Check, Social Security Request from Health Insurance, Triton Alert System, How to Update Emergency Contacts, Weekly Webinars, Winter Career Fair, and International Student Mixer

 

iNewStudent eBulletin for Fall 2020

iNewStudent Undergraduate 7

Fall 2020 Enrollment Resources, Upcoming Deadlines, Student Billing and Accounts Webinar Alone Together, GAP and ISPO Chats

iNewStudent Graduate 9

Fall 2020 Enrollment Resources, Upcoming Deadlines, Student Billing and Accounts Webinar and ISPO Chats

iNewStudent Graduate 8 Planning for Fall 2020 FAQs, Deadline Reminders for Health and Health Insurance Forms, Alone Together Emotional Support Forum, Pre-Arrival Webinars
iNewStudent Undergraduate 6 Planning for Fall 2020 FAQs, Deadline Reminders for Health and Health Insurance Forms, Alone Together Emotional Support Forum, Apply to Become a Global Ambassador Program (GAP) Mentee, Pre-Arrival Webinars
iNewStudent Graduate 7 Requesting I-20/DS-2019s, Deadline Reminders for Health and Health Insurance Forms, Pre-Arrival Webinars
iNewStudent Undergraduate 5 Requesting I-20/DS-2019s, Deadline Reminders for Health, Health Insurance, Enrollment and Mandatory Undergraduate Training, Pre-Arrival Webinars, GAP Mentor/ Mentee Program
iNewStudent Graduate 6 Summer 2020 Visa Document Issuance, Fall 2020 Attendance Survey

iNewStudent Undergraduate 4

Summer 2020 Visa Document Issuance, Fall 2020 Attendance Survey, Immunizations and Housing Webinars, ISPO Coffee Hour on Summer Session

iNewStudent Graduate 5

Important Updates for Fall 2020: Remote Start, Requesting I-20 and DS-2019. and Travel Restrictions due to COVID-19

iNewStudent Undergraduate 3

Important Updates for Fall 2020: Remote Start, Requesting I-20 and DS-2019. and Travel Restrictions due to COVID-19

iNewStudent Graduate 4

I-20-DS-2019 Issuance During Coronavirus, F-1/J-1 Student Visa Services, Pre-Arrival Webinars, Immunization Requirements and Student Health

iNewStudent Graduate 3

ISPO Services During Coronavirus, F-1/J-1 Student Visa Services, Making Housing Arrangements, Pre-Arrival Webinar
iNewStudent Graduate 2  Visit the iNewStudent Website, Request your Visa Documents, Pre-Arrival Webinar 
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Visit the iNewStudent Website, Request your Visa Documents, Pre-Arrival Webinar 

iNewStudent Undergraduate 2

ISPO Services During Coronavirus & Remote Learning for Fall 2020, Applying for your U.S. Visa, Pre-Arrival Webinar

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Visit the iNewStudent Website, Request Your Visa Documents, ISPO Services During Coronavirus, F-1/J-1 Student Visa Services, Pre-Arrival Webinar

iEmployment Newsletter

FALL 2019

SEVP Portal Update, Reporting Reminders on Standard 12-Month OPT, Clarification on STEM OPT Extension Reporting Requirements, ISPO's New Website, Information on Changing Visa Status, and Reminders for Holiday Travel

iDepartment News

WINTER 2020  Information on Coronavirus, New Summer and Fall 2020 Admit I-20s and DS-2019 Requests, Visa Delays due to Immigration Processing, Protect Your Students Against Scams, iPortal Approval View Testers Needed, Online Resources for College and Department Contacts, Student Engagement Programs

Sponsored Student Services eBulletin

APRIL 2020

UC San Diego at the Forefront on the Fight Against COVID-19, UC System Adjusts Admissions Requirements to Support Students, Saturday is Virtual Triton Day, Spring Quarter at UC San Diego, Hear from Chancellor Khosla

MAR 2020

ISPO Responds to the Coronavirus, UC San Diego Launches Institute for Materials Discovery and Design, Student Spotlight, Ask an Advisor, 
Pulse on Programming International Students & Programs Office Held First International Student Experience Symposium, Featured Faculty, New in the News

OCT 2019

UC San Diego Contribution to State Economy Doubles, Student Spotlight from Rep of Korea, Graduate Admissions Advice, Olivia Graeve's Fellowship with HACU Leadership Academy, Out of the Woods Orientation, and UC San Diego  #2 for Most Applications Received in United States

SEPT 2019

UC San Diego Ranked 18th Best Worldwide (ARWU), Student Spotlight from Brazil, International Peer Coaching Program, Professor Tianyi Zheng Wins Sloan Fellowship, UC San Diego to Build $100 Million School of Public Health, and New International Student Orientation