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Fresno State is celebrating its international students this week

Fresno State kicked off International Education Week to celebrate the university’s accomplishments in promoting the exchange of students across the world. Food, giveaways and performances kicked off the event Monday at the Speakers Platform near the Henry Madden Library. Marcela ...

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Dorms are a home away from home

From Myanmar to Merced, students from all corners of the world call Fresno State their new home. They left a whole life back home when they began as college freshmen. And the transition from high school to college is not ...

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International Revenue Service

As a foreign student, do I have to pay any U.S. taxes? The U.S. tax system can be a source of confusion for international students. You are taxed on any earnings made while you are in the country. If you ...

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Fresno State welcomes 169 international students, with more to come

Fresno State International Student Services and Programs (ISSP) welcomed 169 international students from across the globe during an International Student Orientation in the Satellite Student Union. More than 100 new undergraduate students and 53 new graduate students flew in from ...

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Students walk proudly in the Cross-Cultural Celebration Parade

A line of national flags stood tall and proud by their carriers as they waited for the Cross-Cultural Celebration Parade to begin Monday. Participants, organized by Student Involvement, dressed in different cultural attire carried flags from the Joyal Administration Building ...

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International Student Week aims to recognize campus diversity and promote study abroad

Fresno State is gearing up for International Student Week, a series of events aimed at recognizing the campus’ diverse culture and promoting study abroad opportunities. The weeklong festivities will run from today to Sunday and feature cultural performances, scholarship information ...

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University delegation visits China over summer

Fresno State President Joseph Castro and a group of university representatives visited China over the summer to connect the university with highly recognized Chinese universities through the Legends of China organization. “The primary focus of the recent trip to China ...

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International Coffee Hour kicks off with forum on India

Four students gave a presentation about Indian culture Tuesday in the Henry Madden Library during the first International Coffee Hour of the semester. “This is a weekly event to introduce international students here,” said Makoto Saito, a Japanese international student ...

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From Saudi Arabia to Fresno

Fresno State is a home away from home for international students who flock to the university to receive a quality education and immerse themselves in American culture.

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Enrollment trends up, VP says

This year’s enrollment and the large number of international students breaks the negative trend budget cuts inflicted on Fresno State in previous years, administrators said.

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American English Institute hits its 40th year

For 40 years, the American English Institute (AEI) has provided international students with language assistance in order to prepare for their time away from their respective homelands. AEI has been a part of Fresno State since 1972.

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Fresno State pushes for international students

When graduate student Sahin Yetis decided to come to America to get his Master’s degree in Spanish, he chose Fresno State. Yetis, a Turkish citizen, worked with an educational advisor company that gave him a list of universities in California. Yetis found Fresno State to be the best choice.

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Exchange programs suffer the effect of budget cuts

The International Exchange program and National Exchange program, among other study-abroad services, have seen dramatic cuts in their budgets due to a lack in university funding. The aftermath of these cuts has affected faculty, staff and student services.

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International students celebrate cultures

The Satellite Student Union at Fresno State came alive with vibrant colors and rhythmic music during International Culture Night on Sunday.

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International students persevere amid drop in numbers

International students have become a fixture at Fresno State and at many other campuses throughout the country, albeit a declining fixture in recent years.. While seeking an education in a foreign land, international students also have to pay many times more money than most students in order to attend, while also abiding by a myriad of government restrictions on their activities in the United States, which is tied to a clampdown on immigration generally.

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