Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Graduate International Student Empowerment

WEDNESDAYS, 3:00 pm [Starts 5/16/18]
Faciliated: Kayi Hui
Location: Younkin Success Center, 4th Floor




This group offers a safe and supportive space for international graduate students to share their experiences and learn from each other. The goal of the group is to optimize personal and academic success by building resilience and connection to others.

Topics of discussion may include:

  • How to overcome cultural and language barriers
  • Ways to build good relationships with advisors and lab members
  • Relationships with friends and family (home country or in the U.S.)
  • Question about dating, marriage or being single
  • Questions about visa issues and future career directions
  • How to deal with cultural stereotypes and discrimination
  • Healthy ways to stay motivated and live a balanced life in graduate school