September 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. College of Education, Miller Hall Room 320

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At orientation, you will learn about important resources available to you as an International Student, have an opportunity to meet other College of Education students, start building a community, and get a better understanding of graduate education! The OSDI Graduate International Student Orientation is designed to make your transition as smooth and rewarding as possible!

09:00–09:30 International Student Welcome Activity

09:45–10:45 Get Ready in Grad School 

An interactive presentation addressing topics such as academic readiness, tools, and resources to succeed in Grad School as international students.    

11:00–11:30  Communication Strategies

An interactive presentation discussing strategies for effective communication with faculty, staff, colleagues, and peers. 

11:45-12:30   Introduction & CoE Community

  • Office of Student Services
  • Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion 
  • CoE Student Communities

12:45–1:45    Student-Faculty Luncheon & Miller Dessert Tour

Attendees of the Students of Color and International Student Luncheon are invited to a buffet lunch to socialize with other students as well as faculty and staff.

02:00-02:45    Cultural Clashes in the Classroom

An interactive presentation addressing topics such as transitioning to a new academic culture, academic expectations and ethical concerns. 

03:00-03:45   Faculty Advisor Relationships at the CoE

Student panel discussion on tips for developing a relationship with your faculty advisor, language barriers and other issues. 

In addition to this orientation, new incoming, international students are highly encouraged to attend other events sponsored by the College of Education, such as All New Graduate Student Orientation and the New Student Reception. International Students are also highly encouraged to attend the events hosted by University of Washington's FIUTS organization where you will connect with other international students, and receive several resources at the university.

FIUTS International Student Orientation

Find everything you need to know about life as an international student at the College of Education, UW, please check our International Student Guide

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