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how to support international students and allies

how to support international students and allies

March 9, 2022 -- When global events affect students, staff, and faculty at home, USF World often receives questions about where people can donate or otherwise offer their assistance. This page is designed to help those in the greater Tampa Bay area identify vetted organizations and funds that offer resources to those who are most affected by unexpected natural disasters, armed conflict, and disease outbreak.

USF makes statement in support of our students, faculty, and staff in response to the conflict in Ukraine

USF makes statement in support of students, faculty, & staff in response to the conflict in Ukraine

February 25, 2022 -- Over the last several weeks, we have watched the events unfolding in Ukraine with deep concern and we continue to closely monitor the latest developments. USF recognizes that members of the university community may be affected by this situation in different ways.  Whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, it’s important to know that USF offers several resources for those who feel impacted. Please click above to read more. 

 

2021 refreshing engagement for international education month

USF WORLD ANNOUNCES A REFRESH OF GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES BEGINNING WITH INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION MONTH

October 29, 2021 -- “Strengthened by Diversity,” is the leading motto of USF World, the University of South Florida's leader in global engagement and relations. In celebration of that diversity, and in setting the stage for global opportunities, International Education Month (IEM) will kick off next week – on November 1. Read more about how USF World is giving a refreshed perspective on the university's global engagement goals and is bringing back the much anticipated tradition in 2021.

#2 among more than 150 Peace Corp Prep Universities

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA RANKED NO. 2 AMONG MORE THAN 150 PEACE CORPS PREP PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

September 30, 2021 -- The Peace Corps announced today the University of South Florida (USF) ranked No. 2 among schools on the agency’s list of top Peace Corps Prep certificate-issuing partners in 2021. USF issued 58 Peace Corps Prep certificates to the graduating class of 2021. There were 250 students enrolled in USF’s Peace Corps Prep program during the 2020–21 academic year.

 

Congratulations to Dariya Alibi for her FAIE Study Florida Award

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS FAIE SCHOLARSHIP

July 13, 2021 -- Ms. Dariya Alibi, an undergraduate at the University of South Florida, was recently awarded a prestigious Florida Association of International Educators (FAIE) Study Florida scholarship. For the 2021-22 academic year, FAIE partnered with Study Florida, a not-for-profit professional association, to support scholarships for international students pursuing higher education at a college or university in Florida. Ms. Alibi, an international student from Kazakhstan, is currently a sophomore at USF pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science and holds a cumulative GPA of 3.98. We congratulate Ms. Alibi on this well-deserved award.  

Congratulations to our international student Golden Bull Award winners

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GOLDEN BULL AWARD WINNERS!

April 29, 2021 -- Presented by the Student Success unit, the Golden Bull Award is one of USF's highest honors given annually in the spring semester to deserving undergraduate and graduate students who encompass the spirit of USF and have demonstrated its values. Recipients must exemplify exceptional leadership and service to the University and the community. USF World congratulates all of the deserving international students who received this prestigious award in 2021.

 

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