International Student and Scholar Services Update

OIE Guidance on Critical Immigration Updates - June 27th 2018

This summer, International Student and Scholar Services is in the process of filling open staff positions on our team. While we are working with fewer staff members than usual, we are here to serve Tech's international student and scholar community and will respond to requests as soon as possible.  Email requests will receive priority: Thank you for your patience, and we look forward to serving you.  

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Culture Fest 2018 will be from April 1st-8th 2018. Check out the GTIA Facebook page here for the latest updates on each event. If you want to get involved, contact Chase Harvey, The student leaders coordinating the event are Jacob Bruhn ( and Kharina Scrubb ( 

Monday, April 2nd

Food Fest

Tech Walkway South (Skiles Walkway)
12pm-food runs out (or 2pm, whichever is sooner)

Kick-off Culture Fest 2018 by attending Food Fest.  There is no better way to experience another culture than through food. Attendees of International Food Fest will have the opportunity to try dishes from around the world prepared by GT student cultural/diversity organizations for free.

Co-hosted with: African Student Association, Caribbean Student Association, Chinese Student Association, Indian Club, Korean Undergraduate Student Assocaition, Society of Asian Scientist and Engineers, Thai Student Organization, Turkish Student Organization, Vietnamese Student Association

Questions?: Chase Harvey,

Check out the International Food Fest Digital Cookbook for recipes for some of the dishes served at Food Fest 2015.

Tuesday, April 3rd

International Karaoke Night

Under the Couch, Student Center 2nd floor
Time: 6pm-8pm

Come and sing your heart out to your favorite songs, international or otherwise, at Under the Couch. Bring your friends and enjoy their attempts to sing like Shakira or their favorite K-Pop group!

Questions?: Neel Naik,

Wednesday, April 11th

Coffee & Tea Tasting

Skiles Courtyard
Rain Location: Student Center Piedmont Room
Time: 5pm-7pm

Come enjoy various coffees and teas from all over the world and meet new friends! We will also be discussing various topics under the theme of diversity. 

Questions?: Yasmine Bassil,

Thursday, April 5th

Trivia Night

Howey L3
Time: 6pm-8pm

Come test your knowledge and join us for a night of trivia, fun, and laughs.Take a break from your classes/lab work and come meet new friends with us. Light refreshments will be provided.

Questions?: Jacob Bruhn,

Friday, April 6th

Language Café

O’Keefe Building

1:30 – 3:30 PM

Come practice, teach, and learn langauage skills with students from all over the world!

Questions?: Adria Motiwalla,

Tuesday, April 10th

Human Libraries

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Come join us to hear first-hand accounts from international people in the Altanta area who have undergone challenging, exciting, and/or adverse experiences.

Questions?: Karvin Dassanayake ,

Experience CultureFest!

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Arts and Crafts

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