The University of Arizona and WeWork today announced an innovative partnership to expand the University of Arizona's Global Microcampus Network to include over 490 WeWork locations in 80 cities and 37 countries. Under this partnership, students enrolled in UArizona programs internationally have "All Access" to WeWork's flexible workspaces, allowing them to continue their U.S. degree from the comfort and safety of their home country. The new partnership with the global workspace leader will provide a flexible framework for more students looking for a path to a U.S. degree.
In a fall 2020 enrollment update from the College of Fine Arts, we learn that faculty and staff from several departments, including UA Global's Lara Pfaff, a program director with International Student Services, went the extra mile this summer in assisting an international student from Tijuana, Mexico, as she navigated the process of getting to Tucson for the start of classes last month.
University of Arizona Global is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Uninest GK, a student housing company located in Tokyo, Japan, giving students access to UArizona undergraduate, graduate, and customized degree programs. Through this Global Student Accommodation arrangement, students residing in Uninest housing can pursue a University of Arizona degree without leaving the country. If you’re following news about trends in higher education, you may have read...
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has withdrawn the July 6th guidance requiring F-1 students to leave the US if their classes are entirely online. The Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP) will revert back to guidance issued at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
International students and faculty are cherished and integral members of our college and university communities. Read more about our commitment, and hear about the lawsuit that UArizona is joining with 20 universities to challenge ICE's recent order on international students.
Dear International Students and Concerned Colleagues:
A message from Brent White, Vice Provost, Global Affairs, regarding the updated U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ruling from July 6, 2020, that international students will not be able to take only online courses and remain in the U.S. this fall.
“We are delighted to partner with the University of Arizona, a university with an incredibly strong global brand, a stellar academic reputation and a deeply innovative approach to education delivery.” said John Latham, Chief Executive Officer of INTO, on announcing the agreement.
As part of the University’s Global Campus strategy, students have the option to start their academic journey at the UArizona main campus in Tucson, AZ, at one of the University’s Microcampuses in multiple global locations, or in a blended online format where they can begin their academic program virtually and then complete their degree in-person on campus in Tucson, Arizona.
Dr. Nadia Alvarez Mexia has devoted her professional and teaching career to creating collaborations that link people and institutions, nourishing the extraordinary beauty of diverse and inclusive communities. Fueled by wonder and a strong commitment to serve others, Nadia creates safe learning spaces and remarkable academic experiences that have brought recognition from the University of Arizona, as well as from NAFSA in the U.S. and institutions of higher education in Mexico. Wonder makes Nadia serve.
UArizona President Robert C. Robbins Robbins calls it "a big vision for the future of higher education." Hear Robbins' conversation with Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Dean of Global Campuses, Brent White.
Travel may be grounded, but the dream of global education and cultural exchange still inspires.
When the coronavirus threw a wrench into everyone’s spring semester, the University of Arizona Study Abroad and Global Travel offices worked around the clock to bring students home from locations across the globe. Throughout March and April, both teams tapped into a robust system of support, coordination, and communication, creating a COVID-19 Study Abroad FAQ page and moving all of advising and information sessions to virtual events.