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International Students and Scholars Services Upcoming Events

  • Virtual Drop-in Hours with ISSS and Student Life

    Tuesday, January 26, 2021

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://drexel.zoom.us/j/88535099336 Meeting ID: 885 3509 9336

    • International Students
    This event takes place every Tuesday from Jan 19 - Feb 16. This time is designed as a supportive virtual drop-in space for international students to share their thoughts on issues impacting their lives right now. Students are welcome to stop by if they need to talk and ask questions about any topic, share concerns, ask for help, etc. If ISSS and Student Life cannot answer your questions, we will connect with you with appropriate campus resources. Students wanting to share positive stories are also welcome.
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  • Keeping Yourself and Your Property Safe

    Thursday, January 28, 2021

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM

    RSVP on DragonLink: https://dragonlink.drexel.edu/event/6675560

    • International Students
    Join ISSS and Drexel Public Safety to learn about resources and strategies to keep yourself and your belongings safe.
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  • Health Insurance and Healthcare in the U.S.

    Friday, January 29, 2021

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Zoom - RSVP on DragonLink (https://dragonlink.drexel.edu/event/6646672)

    • International Students
    As an international student, why do you need health insurance while in the US, and how does it work? Understanding health insurance can be challenging, especially if insurance and paying for health care is something new.
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  • Winter Blues: Why We Get Them and What To Do

    Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Zoom - RSVP on DragonLink (https://dragonlink.drexel.edu/event/6646659)

    • International Students
    Feel blue and down during the fall and winter? You're not alone! We'll explore reasons for this and what you can do to cope in these cold months ahead.
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  • Visa Options Beyond Practical Training

    Thursday, February 11, 2021

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    RSVP on DragonLink for Zoom information: https://dragonlink.drexel.edu/event/6675644

    • International Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    F-1 and J-1 International Students: If you plan to continue working in the U.S. after your Post Completion Academic Training (AT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) or STEM OPT Extension ends, this workshop is for you. The program will focus on immigration options that may be available to you beyond academic/practical training.
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  • Conversing Politely Across Cultures: Directness vs. Indirectness

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021

    7:30 PM-8:30 PM

    RSVP on DragonLink for Zoom information: https://dragonlink.drexel.edu/event/6675389

    • International Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Medical Residents/Fellows
    What kinds of language and vocabulary are involved in being polite when speaking English? What is direct and indirect and how does that affect how listeners view your messages?
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