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After the dissolution of the Office of International Programs this summer, the newly created Office of Global Education and the Office of Global Services share their predecessor’s rooms in the Car Barn.

OIP Dissolves Into Offices for Education, Services

The Office of International Programs split into two offices this summer — the Office of Global Education, which will manage study abroad and international education, and the Office of Global Services, which will oversee the university’s global engagement and provide services for international students. “This reorganization is the outcome of[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Leaving Turmoil Behind

For all international students, adjusting to life at Georgetown can pose a significant challenge. But for those who come from countries sprawled across the front pages of American newspapers due to violent protests, devastating typhoons and even a renewed military regional conflict, the shift in lifestyle and experience is even[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

New Club Goes Brilliantly British

Georgetown seems to have a student group for every culture, from the Caribbean Culture Circle to the French Cultural Association. Last year, however, a group of students founded a club for a culture whose characteristics might not be as immediately apparent. Although the Brilliantly British Club only received Student Activities[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Foreign Students Face Limited Aid

The story of Alexis Garau (COL ’15) is like that of many undergraduates at Georgetown: Without the aid she receives from the university’s endowment and the federal government, she would not have been able to afford a Georgetown education. But Garau, an international student from Italy who was born in New York City[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

On Campus, Students Take Part in Thanksgiving Tradition

While most students were baking pumpkin pies and watching football in the comfort of their own homes Wednesday, those who remained on campus were invited to take part in a Georgetown tradition: University President John J. DeGioia’s annual Thanksgiving dinner in O’Donovan Hall. DeGioia and his wife began the tradition his first year as president[Read More…]

by November 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Foreign Enrollment Levels Off

While annual international undergraduate application totals have grown significantly since the turn of the millennium, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions intends to keep the proportion of international students on campus stable going forward. International students, who comprise 9 percent of the undergraduate population at Georgetown, have applied to the university[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Because French Fries Are Better Than Pommes Frites

One thing I’ve noticed since migrating to the Hilltop is how many of my classmates have travelledinternationally. Without including the international students themselves — who would skew these conclusions even more — it seems almost everyone I meet and talk to has had at least some experience travelling, studying or even living[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Club Eases Transitions for International MSB Students

A new organization created by a group of upperclassmen in the McDonough School of Business is aiming to pave the way for a growing international student presence in the MSB. The McDonough Global Student Association, headed by President Alicia Parodi (MSB ’12) and Vice President Quintin Eusebio (MSB ’13), was founded in October 2011 and currently boasts more[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Chinese Students Overcome Overseas Obstacles

Chinese fervor for American education is growing rapidly. In the past year, the number of Chinese undergraduate and graduate students at Georgetown has jumped 35 percent to a new high of 342. Coming from a country where education is highly prized, many students hope a Georgetown degree will gave them[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Website to Assist Foreign Applicants

The Department of Homeland Security unveiled a new website last week to help ease the admission process for international students applying to American universities. According to Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, the Study in the States website will be a “one-stop shop” for international students looking for relevant information[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News