How do Saudi female international students navigate their transitional experiences to study and live during their first two academic years in an urban Midwest university?
A phenomenological study revealed three distinct but interrelated transition types experienced by Chinese Undergraduate students at American colleges.
The research, conducted by Celia Liu, performed an investigation on the cross-cultural social interactions among two groups of students: the Chinese international students and the U.S. domestic students.
Growing or sustaining international student enrollment requires enhancing the student experience and supporting their success, according to the recent article titled “12 Strategies for Building a Capacity for International Graduate Student Career Success.” The article co-authored by Rahul Choudaha and Di Hu was published in the Spring 2017 issue of NAGAP Perspectives.
Higher education classrooms are increasingly diverse. Yet, faculty oftentimes do not have adequate training in teaching, cultural competence, or intercultural communication. Co-authors offer five common principles for culturally responsive pedagogy.
At the 2017 annual AIEA conference in Washington, DC, Di Hu, co-founder of interEDGE, will chair a session entitled “Intercultural Strategies for Enhancing Campus Inclusion and Student Success” on February 22nd.
The commonly known challenges for Chinese students include social barriers, campus integration, and career development. To battle these three challenges, intercultural competence stands as one key solution.
DeVry has been making a constant effort to support international students career success. After a pilot partnership earlier this year, DeVry and interEDGE finalized next phase of collaboration.
An article by the Society for Human and Resource Management (SHRM) discusses how companies can create effective cross-cultural communication training programs. It also offers a few suggestions that shed light on how to develop an intercultural competence program for international students at colleges and universities.
FIT International Student Services, in partnership with interEDGE, offers a series of four career success workshop series to its international students, two in the fall 2016 and two in spring 2017. interEDGE is proud to partner with the Top Public Fashion Design School in the country and looks forward to working with their talented students.