International Student Facilitators

International Student Facilitators

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Who are the International Student Facilitators?

International Student Facilitators (ISF) are current international and domestic students here to introduce you to student life at UW Bothell. You will meet us at your F1 Immigration Orientation, quarterly ISF events and around campus.

Mission:

International Student Facilitators (ISF) are current international and domestic students here to introduce you to student life at UW Bothell. You will meet us at your F1 Immigration Orientation, quarterly ISF events and around campus. Our mission is to assist international students in their transition to life in the United States and at UW Bothell and support the efforts in the Global initatives at UW Bothell!

Goals and Objectives:

  • To assist students in their personal, academic, social and cultural adjustment to studying and living in the U.S. and at UW Bothell.
  • To provide students with information about services available to them throughout the campus and community, and to encourage their use of those services.
  • To encourage students to participate in educational opportunities outside of the classroom, such as student organizations, athletics and intramurals, volunteerism, and community and campus events.
  • To assist students in developing their relationship with the institution, peers, faculty, staff and the community.
  • To promote a nurturing atmosphere and provide sufficient cultural information to enable students to make reasoned and well-informed choices.
  • To assist students in developing familiarity with their physical surroundings.
  • To engage students in ideas, concepts and current issues around intercultural communication and globalization.

Services we Provide:

  • Tutoring Services
  • Conversation Partner Program
  • Cultural Events
  • Global Communication and Skills
  • Training in Public Speaking
  • ESL Vocabulary Workshops
  • Campus Resource Information
  • Campus Tours
  • Civic Fellowship Participatory Projects

Programs Accomplished for Fall 2012 and Winter 2013:

  • AIEP/ISS Orientation
  • Welcome Party
  • Bowling Night
  • Dim Sum
  • International Potluck
  • Hot Pot
  • BCUSP 100 Presentation
  • Thanksgiving
  • Lunar New Year
  • "How To" Series
  • Culture Fest
  • Global CafĂ©
  • Transition Course Presentation
  • Ehime University Students Presentation

Future Programs:

  • Cultural Engagement Retreat
  • International Transfer Fair
  • ESL Vocabulary Workshop
  • Tutoring Sessions
  • Graduation BBQ
  • ISF Launch
  • Intercultural Night
  • Amazing Race
  • Charity Work
  • Canada Trip
  • Hiking
  • Bowling

 

Join ISF on HuskySync today and check us out on Facebook!
 

 

Did You Know?

UW Bothell will celebrate its 25th anniversary during the 2014-15 school year.