Institutions in the United States and abroad are recognizing international students this week, who study overseas and in their home countries. This is the 17th anniversary of International Education [IEW] week, which ends tomorrow, November 18. The week is dedicated to international student education, student exchange and study abroad. IEW is an initiative between the U.S. Department of…

As an international student studying the U.S. for the first time, you may be confused about all the hype surrounding the Thanksgiving Holiday break at the end of November. To catch you up to speed, Thanksgiving is a national holiday unique to the United States and is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Other…

Six days after #Election2016 named Donald Trump the U.S. president-elect, protests continue on college campuses and cities around the world. High-school students, too, have protested the election. In California, Atlanta and Miami, high-school students have decried the outcome and made their sentiments known in public. In Washington, D.C., students marched and chanted from Capitol Hill…

Seven percent more international students studied at U.S. institutions last year, reaching more than 1 million and focusing on engineering, computer science and STEM. This data come from the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs released each…