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International Affairs News

International Affairs News

As UC Riverside's international ambassadors, we foster global engagement. We connect students and faculty at UCR with opportunities to work and learn abroad. We also work with internal and external partners to help international students, research scholars, and staff come to UC Riverside.

 

Calling all Highlanders – Where in the world are you?!

Connect with us! Do you have an international experience to share? Did you learn, intern, or conduct research abroad? Are you an international alumnus who wants to reconnect? Do you have a group of UCR Alumni in your area? Please share your photos and stories with us. We’d love to hear how UCR has impacted your life and career. Email us at internationalaffairs@ucr.edu

Want to connect with us on Instagram? Post a photo, share your favorite UCR memory, use the hashtag #UCRAroundTheWorld, and tag us @UCRInternationalAffairs.

 

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Meet the Education Abroad Student Team 2021 - 2022

Each year Education Abroad is lucky to work with a fantastic group of students who serve as interns, peer advisors, and Highlander Abroad Advisory Committee (HAAC) members. They are part of our outreach efforts, so you will probably see them...

Changes in Practice for J-1 Scholar Processing Fees

9 September, 2021 The International Students and Scholars Office (ISS) proposes to change its practice of not allowing J-1 scholars to pay our processing fees for issuing a DS-2019. Currently, our practice is to permit only the PI/Department to pay...

Situation in Afghanistan + UCR resources for students and scholars

Dear Campus Community, As you have seen from recent news coverage, the safety and security situation in Afghanistan has unraveled quickly as Allied troops withdraw and the Taliban resurgence took over the Afghan government. It is upsetting to watch the...

UCR News

Study abroad programs
Eleven students awarded study-abroad scholarships  
Eleven UC Riverside students have been selected for two prestigious national scholarships to study or intern outside of the United States. 
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Goldwater-Fulbright scholars
Meet the 2021 Goldwater, Fulbright scholars 
Goldwater scholars Shayan Saeed and Ryan Gates; and U.S. Fulbright scholars Jacqueline Aguirre de la O and Zehra Qazi are recipients of two of the nation’s most prestigious awards.  The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is one of the country’s most competitive honors in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The application process is rigorous and asks students to think deeply about their research and long-term goals.
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Virtual program links students around the globe
UC Riverside’s International Affairs shifted into a nearly 24/7 operation earlier this year, especially in its efforts to recruit new international students. The team spent thousands of hours redesigning programs for virtual platforms — all made accessible to students in the United States and around the world.  
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Graduation with a global perspective
An international education was key for these UCR students’ futures.
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