ISSS Remote Services

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Email: international@uconn.edu
Chat Advising: Monday-Friday, 9 - 10 AM and 2 - 3 PM EST

To start chatting with an advisor on duty during advising hours go to the chat icon on the bottom right of your screen and initiate chat.

Or, make an appointment with your ISSS Advisor.

International Scholar Profiles:

Qing Wang, Ph.D.

Each year the University of Connecticut hosts hundreds of visiting scholars who are experts in their fields to teach, research, and train with university faculty and students. Qing Wang, Ph.D., joined the Neag School of Education for the 2020 spring semester from a UConn partner university, East China Normal University in Shanghai. She teaches graduate Theories of Learning, Cognition, and Instruction and undergraduate Educational Psychology for the Department of Educational Psychology.

Read more and watch the video...

 

Upcoming Events

  1. Jun 22 ISSS Webinar For New Students - Making Friends And Finding Yourself At UConn8:30am
  2. Jul 6 ISSS Webinar For New Students - What to Expect When You Arrive On Campus8:30am
  3. Jul 9 STEM OPT Extension Workshop12:00pm
  4. Jul 9 J-1 Scholar Orientation 1:00pm
  5. Jul 13 Post-Completion OPT Workshop10:00am
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Summer has started and World Bicycle Day is today June 3, 2021 - what better way to celebrate than by getting out on your bike! We love this photo from when UConn alum went on an exchange to Lund University! @maddiebusick @mbusickcreative

Bicycling is a great way to stay active and explore your community.
Commit to be fit, join the ISSS Challenge by tagging ISSS in a post with your bike in the month of June on Facebook @UConnGlobal or Instagram @uconn.global

Bicycles are available through UConn Recreation Cycle Share:
https://recreation.uconn.edu/programs/cycle-share/

In-Person Group Fitness 45 minutes Spin class offered through UConn Recreation 12:30pm – 1:15pm
https://recreation.uconn.edu/programs/group-fitness-schedule/

Online Maps and Resources offered by UConn Recreation – Campus Bike Routes:
https://recreation.uconn.edu/programs/online-resources/

Popular Biking Trails in Connecticut:
https://www.visitconnecticut.com/state/biking/

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy – Top 10 Trails in CT:
https://www.railstotrails.org/trailblog/2021/may/17/top-10-trails-in-connecticut/

The health benefits of regular cycling include:

Increased cardiovascular fitness
Increased muscle strength and flexibility
Improved joint mobility
Decreased stress levels
Improved posture and coordination
Strengthened bones
Decreased body fat levels
Prevention or management of disease
Reduced anxiety and depression.

#worldbicycleday #healthylifestyle #mentalhealth
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The deadline to apply and become an ISSS International Graduate Buddy is approaching fast! Help assist new international graduate students adjust to life in the United States and at UConn.

Buddies will have the opportunity to gain leadership skills, meet and connect with new international students, and help to create a welcoming environment for new students.

Click the link in our bio to fill out the Google Forms application by June 4th, 2021

#ISSS #internationalstudents #uconnisss
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"Every interaction I had with people from Spain was always positive. My host family build such a bond with me that I know I will always have a family...My host mom has shown me such generosity and love." - @srish.bish98

June 1st is the Global Day of Parents! There are so many kinds of parents, and we want to acknowledge the host parents that have contributed to so many student experiences abroad!

#experientialgloballearning #uconnegl #hostfamily
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