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We hope you can join the International Students and Scholars Center this week for engaging events. Take a look at what’s happening from Feb. 22 through Feb. 29 at Arizona State University. The events are listed in Arizona time , but you are encouraged to attend no matter where you’re located. For all Zoom events, you are required to register using your ASU email address.

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Spring break is coming up, and while you’re making plans, we hope some of our events are on your calendar. Our team is planning something new and different each week, so be sure to join us.


Fulton Fellowships and Funding Resources for International Graduate Students
Thursday, Feb. 22
12–1:30 p.m.
Join via Zoom.

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering offer various fellowships to support our graduate students. For the 2022-2023 academic year, we awarded nearly 300 highly competitive fellowships to deserving master’s and doctoral degree students. These merit- and need-based awards are funded by private donors, companies, community members, professional organizations, student fees, and the Fulton Schools.

FSE international students, please join us to learn more about fellowships and funding opportunities. We are here to assist you in preparing your applications.


Interview Workshop
Thursday, Feb. 22
2–3:30 p.m.
SSV Amphitheater, Tempe Campus.

This activity will provide you with valuable skills and insights to stand out in an interview. We'll explore interview strategies, ways to answer common questions, and how to project confidence and professionalism during the interview process. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced job seeker, this workshop will help you upgrade your interviewing skills and pave the way for a successful career.


Global Eats
Thursday, Feb. 22
7–9 p.m.
Thunderbird Pub, Downtown campus.

Savor the flavors of the world at our upcoming event, "Global Eats"! Calling all culinary and international food enthusiasts to join us on this delicious journey. Our chefs will showcase your favorite dish from any corner of the globe and have it prepared for your fellow students to enjoy.

Prepare your taste buds for a culinary expedition like no other. Sample the mouth watering creations from your peers, savor the aromas, and cast your vote for the tastiest dish. The winning dish will earn well-deserved recognition, and its creator will be crowned the "Global Eats'' champion.

Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate the rich tapestry of international cuisine and indulge in a feast of global flavors. Join us for "Global Eats," where the world's most scrumptious dishes are just a taste away!


First Year Student Connect
Friday, Feb. 23
2–3 p.m.
SSV Amphitheater, Tempe campus.

The First Year Student Connect is a program designed for first-year undergraduate students to connect with each other and learn tips on adjusting to new life and navigating resources at ASU. Through this program, you will be able to CONNECT with other students and the ISSC staff, LEARN tips on adjusting to a new culture and resources on and off campus, as well as discover opportunities such as getting involved on campus, volunteering, and searching for on-campus jobs. You can also INFORM the ISSC team if there is anything else that we could do to enhance your first-year student experience. Most importantly, you are not alone during your first year at ASU! We hope you will join us.


Saturday, Feb. 24
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
SDFC, Tempe campus.

Let's showcase your basketball skills, meet new friends, and have fun together. We will feature a combination of 3-point shooting and skills contests. Please also stay updated by following our WeChat or ISSC social media posts for detailed information.


Learn Arizona: Thrifting
Wednesday, Feb. 28
4–5:30 p.m.
Meet in the SSV Amphitheater, Tempe campus.

Whether you're an experienced thrift shopper or new to the concept, this event helps you explore nearby stores that balance fashion and sustainability. So let's go shopping! Explore the excitement of eco-friendly fashion, gain insider advice, and find unique clothing that's perfect for you. Discover one-of-a-kind preloved gems while mastering the art of upcycling and making environmentally conscious fashion decisions. Mark your calendar and embrace a fresh approach to shopping.

Please ensure you arrive on time, as we'll be heading to a thrift store off campus!


Immigration Series: Pre-OPT or CPT? Eligibility for Off-Campus Work Before Graduation
Thursday, Feb. 29
4–4:30 p.m.
Join via Zoom.

Are you considering applying for an off-campus internship? If so, it's crucial to obtain the appropriate work authorization to maintain your F-1 status. Join us to explore which work authorization option is best suited for you.


Global Connect
Thursday, Feb. 29
4–5 p.m.
SSV Amphitheater, Tempe campus.

Global Connect is part of the ISSC Connect Series, offering an opportunity for individuals to unite as global citizens, share knowledge, explore opportunities, learn about diverse cultures, connect with one another, and forge lifelong friendships. Our aim is to enrich student experiences through global connections. This event is open to all.


We hope to see you at one of these workshops or events.