Dear World, “Your Return to Campus!” is a short but sweet guide to navigating COVID-19 changes this fall. Ronnie and Elise break it down into five easy steps. THis video is available with English, Chinese (Traditional) and Chinese (Simplified) captions. Information for incoming international students: https://www.du.edu/news/update-internationalization For a detailed description of the steps described : … More Your Return to Campus! | 2020-2021 Academic Year
Dear World, The DU International Ambassadors present “6 Things International Students Haven’t Done at DU”; watch our video to learn more about fun things to do on-campus! The Book Stack: https://library.du.edu/give/ula/book-stack.html Campus shuttle: https://www.du.edu/parking/mobility/shuttle.html Public Skate: https://ritchiecenter.du.edu/sports/2020/5/5/public-skate.aspx DU library: https://library.du.edu/ Sincerely, International Student #DearWorld is a blog series that our international student ambassadors at the … More 6 Things International Students Haven’t Done at DU
Dear World, “50 Questions with International Studies Majors” is part of a mini-series brought to you this time by Elise and Victoria. Learn more about their experiences in the DU Josef Korbel School of International Studies! Sincerely, International Student #DearWorld is a blog series that our international student ambassadors at the University of Denver share … More 50 Questions with International Studies Majors | DU Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Dear World, “50 Questions with a Business and Ethics Fellow” is part of a mini-series brought to you this time by Scottish exchange student and international ambassador, Georgia. We dive into some personal questions about her experience at DU with academia and DU’s culture. Sincerely, International Student #DearWorld is a blog series that our international … More 50 Questions with a Business and Ethics Fellow | DU DCB| Georgia Kyriacou
Dear World, “50 Questions with a Media Studies Major” is part of a mini-series brought to you this time by Ronnie, an international student from Hong Kong. Learn more about her experience in the DU Media, Film and Journalism Studies department! Sincerely, International student #DearWorld is a blog series that our international student ambassadors at … More 50 Questions with a Media Studies Major | DU MFJS Department | Ronnie Cheng
Dear World, “A DU Student’s Day In Quarantine” is brought to you by Jakub, a Polish Student Ambassador and the DU Office of International Admission. What has quarantine in sparkling isolation been like for you? Sincerely, International Student #DearWorld is a blog series that our international student ambassadors at the University of Denver share their … More A DU Student’s Day In Quarantine | Jakub Drobek
Dear World, “9 Things to Do in Quarantine” is brought to you by Victoria, a Brazilian Student Ambassador and the DU International Student Admission Office. Watch Victoria show how she is living life during COVID-19 quarantine and making the best of the situation. Maybe you’ve tried some of these activities, maybe you’re ready to try … More 9 Things to Do in Quarantine | Victoria Pereira
Dear World, The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic changes to people’s lives around the world. In solidarity with students all around the world doing the best they can, we decided to make short videos about how DU international students are managing. Learn more about what a day in Georgia’s life is like now as … More A Day in Quarantine | University of Denver | Georgia Kyriacou
Dear World, The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic changes to people’s lives around the world. Watch Ronnie’s video to learn more about what DU students are doing and how the University of Denver is supporting students during these difficult times! This video is available with English, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified) and Cantonese captions. Sincerely, … More Life amid the COVID-19 pandemic at the University of Denver | Ronnie Cheng
Do you have any questions for current international students at DU? Connect with any of these Ambassadors! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with “S2S Connection” in the subject line and you’ll be put in contact with the student of your choice! Jakub Drobek – Poland Cześć! My name is Jakub. I am a second-year international student majoring in Physics with a … More 2019-2020 S2S Connection
Dear World, Learn about a day in the life of Ronnie Cheng, an international student from Hong Kong, who is currently a media studies major with minors in English and Biology here at the University of Denver! This video is available with English, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified) and Cantonese subtitles. Resources mentioned in this video: … More A Day in the Life of an International Student (Media Studies major) | Ronnie Cheng
The Book Stack @ Mary Reed Copied from website: The volunteer-run Book Stack provides new, used, and rare books on a variety of topics. There are more than 35,000 used, new and rare books in over 90 subjects, including history, psychology, travel, foreign language titles, crafts, fiction, and many more. The Book Stack has been … More Hidden Gems of DU
College time is invaluable not only because of the load of precious knowledge, but also because it can help develop the “whole student”. The concept of “whole student” was introduced at the beginning of the 21st century by many colleges and universities. This concept means that students who attend colleges and universities should not only … More Getting Involved in DU
The University of Denver provides many ways of getting academic help, and all of these resources are free for DU students to use. 1. Anderson Academic Commons The Anderson Academic Commons (AAC) which is our main library, is ranked 4th in “best college libraries” nationally in the Princeton Review. This is because many academic support … More Getting Academic Help at DU
Hockey Possibly the sport that DU is most well known for, the hockey team are multiple year NCAA Frozen Four champions, and many of DU’s notable alumni are NHL (National Hockey League) players who started off as Pioneers. Hockey started in Canada in the early 1800s, and its origins are debated to this day but … More Sports at DU: A Unique American Experience
Besides finding the school that suits you the best, it is also essential to plan ahead on how to afford tuition before leaving your home country. Below is the tuition breakdown infographic made by our team to help incoming students visualize the real cost of being a DU student. If the yearly amount of $73,063 … More Scholarships and Other Ways to Fund Your DU Tuition
Do you have any questions for current international students at DU? Connect with any of these Ambassadors! Email email@example.com with “S2S Connection” in the subject line and you’ll be put in contact with the student of your choice! Elise Hamann – United States My name is Elise Hamann. I am American, but I have lived in Rabat, Morocco … More 2019-2020 S2S Connection
1. Your Resident Assistant For first-year, second-year and other students who live on-campus, this resource is one that you see all the time. Resident Assistants (RAs) are trained extensively on the resources available on-campus, and are there to be a resource for students in residence halls. Most RAs are glad to answer questions that you … More 6 Useful Resources Every Student at DU Needs to Know
Are you ready to find out DU’s international admissions secrets? Just kidding! While we would like to share that with you, I believe I got great advice from our very own International Admission Staff and DU Grad Student, Grace Sullivan. I asked Grace questions, which I thought were pertinent to international students applying to the … More What does DU look for in students?
Dear World, There are many ways to get around campus, and one of these ways is the campus shuttle. As a first-year student living in Centennial Towers last year, the campus shuttle was incredibly useful in getting me to the Mass Communications Building on the other end of campus for my 8am classes. The University … More Getting Around Campus with our Shuttle Program!
Dear World, In this video, Abdul Ayad answers questions about his experience as an international student here at the University of Denver. Learn more about being an international student here at DU by watching this video! DU Intramural Sports: http://ritchiecenter.du.edu/students/intramural-sports/ Sincerely, International student #DearWorld is a blog series that our international student ambassadors at the … More International Student Interviews: Abdul
Dear World, Being an international student gives you a lifetime opportunity of immersing yourself in another culture. Imagine doing it twice in your time here at DU! Sounds like an out of this world opportunity, right? Believe me it really is. The University of Denver has a diverse Study Abroad program that allows students to … More Study Abroad Abroad Anyone?
Dear World, International student ambassador Chris Chen from the University of Denver’s Office of International Admissions interviews some of his professors about their experiences with international students in the classroom. Check out part 1 here! : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpmUq5bhBfA Sincerely, International Student #DearWorld is a blog series that our international student ambassadors at the University of Denver … More Get to know your DU faculty! (Part 2)
There are so many reasons to fall in love with the University of Denver. In this video, we interviewed DU international students from India, Taiwan, Australia, Jordan, and Spain. We asked them why they picked DU and some advice they have for incoming international students. Hope this will help you confirm your decision to go … More International Student Interviews: Why DU?
Dear World, In this video, Olivia, our international student ambassador from Ghana, interviews two other international students who live on-campus about their experiences living with roommates. These 2, in particular, live in the GlobalRes living community. GlobalRes is a themed living community designed for students who wish to live in a culturally diverse environment. The … More Living with roommates as international students | University of Denver
The University of Denver has been home to hundreds of thousands of people over the years, each class shaping and modeling society and the environment significantly enough for the final result to be visible. So how do we learn from our experience? What makes the University of Denver so special? 1. Clubs, teams, programs – … More Student Community at the University of Denver
Dear World, In this video, Jad Al Jabi and Mustapha Jechi answer questions about their experiences as international students here at the University of Denver. They also talk about adjusting to cultural differences and their life in general as DU students. Watch and learn more about being a student at DU! Sincerely, International Student #DearWorld … More International Student Interviews: Jad and Mustapha
Dear World, When choosing a college, we often also think about safety. How safe is the area? What resources are there for students when they need help? We truly believe that it is important for all incoming students, as well as students on campus, to know about the resources that DU Campus Safety provides. From … More Campus Safety | University of Denver
Dear World, Faculty members can help make or break a college experience. They are the ones who teach us, who help guide us in the right direction, and who can even provide us with opportunities that help advance us into our careers. Ronnie and Elise, international student ambassadors at the Office of International Admissions, wanted … More Get to know your DU faculty! (Part 1)
Dear World, We understand that packing can be a difficult task, and it doesn’t get easier as your departure time gets closer. You probably wonder what you should pack for your big adventure. Here, we have made a video showing you what to bring, which is available with English, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified) and Cantonese … More Tips on packing to study abroad
Dear World, Leaving your home country to live somewhere without anyone you know is a daunting experience. There are applications to fill in and visas to apply for; once that part is over, there’s stuff to pack and goodbyes to say. Advice for this entire process can’t possibly be contained in a single blog post, … More Advice from one international student to another
Dear World, In the video below, Chris Chen, our international student ambassador, will show you some of the activities around campus that he attended: Global Voices, Global Cafes, and DU Diversity Summit. This video is available with English, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified) and Cantonese captions. Please comment below which topics you want to hear from … More International Student Involvement at DU
Dear World, This awesome video is about a day in life of Chris Chen, an international student ambassador from China. Chris is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in International Business at Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. It is available with English, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified) and Cantonese captions. Let’s enjoy a glimpse … More A day in the life of an international student at DU (International Business major)
#DearWorld, Congratulations to those who chose the University of Denver! As an international student ambassador here at DU, I’m so excited for you all to come to our wonderful campus from all over the world. I believe you will have a great time here. Many of you may wonder what should bring to the States, … More What international students need to know about laptops and cell phones coming to DU
Dear World, So you’ve been accepted to the University of Denver and have decided to attend DU. That’s great! Now you might be wondering what steps to take next to make sure you’re registered for classes for your first quarter here. How does this work? What should you do? When should you do them? This … More How do you register after you’re accepted to DU?
Dear World, Do you know as an international student, with a F-1 visa, you have an option to work off-campus in the United States. According to DU International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS): Students in F-1 or J-1 immigration status must receive prior authorization from ISSS (or the program sponsor, if different, for J-1 students) … More International Student and OPT
Feeling anxiety towards meeting a new persaon is natural, so imagine how much more difficult it may be living with someone you have not met before. But do not worry, Olivia has gathered some tips from talking with her friends Nora, Grace, Rida, and Dongshun about their experience living with their roommates. We hope their stories will provide you different perspectives and lessons to help you foster a good relationship with your future roommate(s). … More Tips for living with a roommate in the US
There is something for everyone here in Denver and with 300 days of sun, you can have 300 days of fun. Check out our blog for some fun activity ideas you can enjoy at DU and in Colorado! … More Fun things you can do in Colorado
Do you plan to work on-campus while studying abroad? Check out Rida Noor’s blog post about her experience and tips she has collected when she works as a Peer Advisor at Career Center at DU! #DUWorldwide #DearWorld #DUThis … More My On-Campus Job and Tips on How to get one
Dear World, Whether you are looking for an opportunity to job shadow, intern, or work full time post-graduation, you should be definitely considering Colorado. With the help of Toni Gabrielli, Assistant Director of the Daniels Undergraduate Career Services at the University of Denver, we were able to work together and gather recent reports that show … More Colorado’s Job Market
It’s the scholarship application time of year again! We understand how frustrating it may be to make your up your mind and realize that finances may be the deciding factor in the decision making process. To help you de-stress, this year our team compiled an updated list of scholarship and financial aid resources available for … More 2018-2019: Scholarship Resources for International Students
Do you have any questions for current international students at DU? Connect with any of these Ambassadors! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with “S2S Connection” in the subject line and you’ll be put in contact with the student of your choice! Chris Chen – China My name is Chris Chen, I was born and raised in Szechuan, China. This … More 2018-2019 S2S Connection
The University of Denver has many lucrative offerings, which helped me pick it. As an international student, you have the chance to apply to a lot of colleges in every corner of the world, if you choose. So what makes the University of Denver special? 1. Location, location, location Denver is uniquely located and offers … More Why Choose the University of Denver?
Dear World, Thriving in college could be overwhelming, but with a few helpful tips, it is feasible. Over my college journey at the University of Denver, I have accumulated dozens of tips on how to be successful at school. To simplify things, I will group these tips under: Academics, Social life, Health & well being, … More Tips to be successful at the University of Denver
Article by: Olivia Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. ~Rumi So far, the spring quarter has been going well for me – I’ve been gaining more confidence to speak up in class. I’ve started voicing my opinions in discussion groups. I’ve been meeting up with classmates for lunch and spending time with … More Olivia from Ghana: Get out there, feel life
To help you with organizing the scholarships you plan to apply for as an international student, we’ve create a template for you. What you see below is an image but we’ve provided you the link to a public document on Google Drive. You can copy and paste the Tracker into your own spreadsheet software and … More International Scholarship Tracker
Meet Olivia, an international student from Ghana attending the University of Denver who has found a sense of belonging at DU after experiencing the emotional roller coaster of leaving home. … More One step at a time