International Student Life

The department of International Student Life enhances the student-learning environment through programs and services that internationalize the campus experience. This work is accomplished through our three core areas:

Transition & Support  |  Programming & Outreach  |  Engagement & Leadership

210 Memorial Hall
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5867 | isl@uga.edu

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International Student Life

The department of International Student Life enhances the student-learning environment through programs and services that internationalize the campus experience. This work is accomplished through our three core areas:

Transition & Support  |  Programming & Outreach  |  Engagement & Leadership

210 Memorial Hall
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5867 | isl@uga.edu

Upcoming Events

  • Language Lab: Small Talk

    Monday, October 3rd 2022
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: Starbucks at Tate Student Center
    Starbucks Tate Student Center

    Join us for a fun and engaging Language Lab session on Small Talk.

    The American-English Language Labs program (Language Labs) provides current international students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts. Additionally, this program provides the opportunity for international students to build a sense of community with other international students as we know that UGA’s international students are spread out across many different academic programs and physical locations on campus.

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  • Language Lab: Small Talk

    Monday, October 3rd 2022
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: Starbucks at Tate Student Center

    Join us for a fun and engaging Language Lab session on Small Talk.

    The American-English Language Labs program (Language Labs) provides current international students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts. Additionally, this program provides the opportunity for international students to build a sense of community with other international students as we know that UGA’s international students are spread out across many different academic programs and physical locations on campus.

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  • International Coffee Hour with AGSF

    Friday, October 7th 2022
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Event Location: Memorial Hall Ballroom
    101 Sanford Drive

    Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.

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  • Leadership Linkup #2

    Wednesday, October 12th 2022
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Event Location: Tate Intersection
    Tate Student Center

    A monthly student organization leadership development.

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  • International Coffee Hour with FSA

    Friday, October 14th 2022
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Event Location: Memorial Hall Ballroom
    101 Sanford Drive

    Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.

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  • Language Labs: Dining Etiquette

    Wednesday, October 19th 2022
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: International Student Life Conference Room
    210 Memorial Hall

    Join us for a fun and engaging Language Lab session on Dining Etiquette.

    The American-English Language Labs program (Language Labs) provides current international students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts. Additionally, this program provides the opportunity for international students to build a sense of community with other international students as we know that UGA’s international students are spread out across many different academic programs and physical locations on campus.

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  • International Coffee Hour with GSA

    Friday, October 21st 2022
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Event Location: Memorial Hall Ballroom
    101 Sanford Drive

    Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.

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  • Language Labs: Halloween

    Wednesday, October 26th 2022
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: Reed Quad
    Reed Quad

    Join us for a fun and engaging Language Lab session on Halloween.

    The American-English Language Labs program (Language Labs) provides current international students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts. Additionally, this program provides the opportunity for international students to build a sense of community with other international students as we know that UGA’s international students are spread out across many different academic programs and physical locations on campus.

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  • International Coffee Hour with NSA

    Friday, November 4th 2022
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Event Location: Memorial Hall Ballroom
    101 Sanford Drive

    Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.

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  • Language Labs: Word Game Night

    Monday, November 7th 2022
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: Hall of Nations
    UGA Memorial Hall

    Join us for a fun and engaging Language Lab session on Word Game Night.

    The American-English Language Labs program (Language Labs) provides current international students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts. Additionally, this program provides the opportunity for international students to build a sense of community with other international students as we know that UGA’s international students are spread out across many different academic programs and physical locations on campus.

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Featured Programs and News

Come join us on Friday, August 19th, 2022 at Reed Quad from 11:30AM to 1:00PM, as ISL and other organizations celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Coffee Hour!

Registration for the fall 2022 International Student Orientation (ISO) program is now open! The program is four days long, from Sunday, August 7th – Wednesday, August 10th. Please review the information and access the registration forms below. Further questions can be directed to isl@uga.edu.

Wisnu Agung Pradana is named 2022 recipient of the Saeeda Peermahomed Award 

Wisnu Pradana, a doctoral candidate in the Mary Frances Early College of Education and a graduate teaching assistant is this year’s Saeeda Peermahomed Award recipient. The award is given annually by International Student Life to recognize outstanding international students.  

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210 Memorial Hall
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5867