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International News | December 17, 2014

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International Students Celebrate Accomplishments At Year’s End

December 5, 2014 |

ISSS Hosts Festive December Event

Conversations and congratulations flowed freely at this year’s December Semester Celebration for international students hosted by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). Students from countries throughout the world were acknowledged for their accomplishments at the … Read More

Chinese Student Blazes Educational Path

October 15, 2014 |

From ICB Undergraduate to Master’s in Finance & Risk Management

Siyuan Rao, an international student at the University of Colorado Denver, understands that engaging in a comprehensive educational pathway is a major step to academic success and to a graduate’s future career. Rao has wisely pursued a number of the options that students can discover at CU Denver.

“This has been an unbelievable opportunity and experience,”

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Facing the Challenge: English For a Future Engineering Career

September 26, 2014 |

Antonio Sermao, ESL Academy graduate and student at the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Denver
Home country: Angola

“Learning a language is a process; it starts when you are born and we build skills,” said Antonio Sermao, an ESL Academy graduate and student at the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Denver. “The ESL Specialists taught me how to support developing the language by myself.” Read More

Launching the New School Year

September 11, 2014 |

International Student Welcome Party

Students from countries as far away as India, China, Kyrgystan, Saudi Arabia, Finland, and Japan joined University of Colorado Denver faculty and staff to celebrate the start of a new school year at the Fall 2014 International Student & Scholar (ISSS) Welcome Party on September 4, hosted by International Student & Scholar Services, Office of International Affairs. Read More

Brazilian BSMP Students Celebrate ESL Graduation

August 22, 2014 |

“The Best Teachers I Have Ever Had”

Quoting British mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead, the Brazilian student took the microphone and spoke enthusiastically about knowledge gained and the value of others’ help in attaining success. The mood was celebratory, the setting was a festive luncheon event in honor of the BSMP (Brazil Scientific Mobility Program) Level 5 graduates of the ESL Academy; the day was a perfect, blue-sky Colorado Friday on August 15.
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International Students Gain Valuable Experience at Prestigious ICOST Conference

August 15, 2014 |

Learning About Smart Homes, Assistive Technologies, Robotics & Health Telematics

Through a collaboration between the Department of Bioengineering and the Office of International Affairs, University of Colorado Denver, five outstanding international students served as volunteer helpers and attended the 12th Annual International Conference on Smart Homes, Health Telematics, and Assistive Technology (ICOST) this summer. For eleven years, ICOST has been held in countries around the world – France (2003), Singapore (2004), Canada (2005), Northern Ireland (2006), Japan (2007), the United States (2008), France (2009), Korea (2010), Canada (2011), Italy (2012), and Singapore (2013; this was the first time that it has been held in Denver, Colorado. Read More

Brazilian Scholars Get a “Kick” Out of CU Denver

June 27, 2014 |

More than 60 Brazilians, all top-flight students back home, enroll for a year of study in STEM programs

DENVER—Brazilians are renowned for their Carnival, their soccer and their zest for life. The country’s flair is on colorful display this summer as billions across the globe watch every bounce of the World Cup. Read More

ESL Academy Students Contribute High GPA’s

May 11, 2014 |

Preparing International Students to Succeed in CU Denver Classrooms

Along with the excitement of this spring’s 2014 graduation week on the downtown campus of the University of Colorado Denver, another significant graduation is taking place at CU Denver’s ESL Academy. This May marks the 12th ESL Academy graduation since its founding in January 2012. Dozens of graduates of the ESL Academy have continued on into degree programs at the university, studying in disciplines ranging from architecture to engineering to public health. Read More

The Art of Conversation – In English

May 5, 2014 |

ESL Academy Conversation Partners Learning & Fun for International & American Students

Lively conversations – spoken completely in English – are taking place every week between American and international students from around the world through the Conversation Partners Program at … Read More

Experiencing the Great Outdoors in Colorado

March 20, 2014 |

International Students Jump onto Ski Slopes

At the University of Colorado Denver, one of America’s top accredited academic and health sciences institutions, international students are serious about their studies. And when it’s time to take a study break, students are also serious about their play—the beautiful Rocky Mountains are only a short drive away from campus. Read More