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International Education


International Student Mentor Program (ISMP)

This student-led initiative, helps international students adjust  to their new home and get acquainted with campus and student life. International students are paired with TAMIU students, that will serve as their mentors for the first weeks of the semester. The ISMP organizes errand  runs, airport pickups, social gatherings among other events.

International Education Week

As a strong advocate for international education, TAMIU celebrates diversity and multiculturalism through the International Education Week. Multiple events are held on campus to create awareness of other cultures and understand our role in a global society.

Study Abroad Fairs & Workshops

IE hosts various sessions to educate students on study abroad opportunities and resources available. Students receive guidance throughout the entire process. Students are able to learn more about study abroad through fairs, information sessions, and workshops.

International Leadership Series

A series of workshops are organized throughout the year by the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement (SOLE) in conjunction with IE. Topics discussed range from current events to character building and more. After completing the series, students will gain a deeper understanding of leadership.

Student Visa Workshops

Student visa holders are informed of their visa requirements and benefits through informative and hands-on sessions. Students learn about employment, practical trainings (CPT/OPT), visa regulations and more.

Cafe Du Monde

Pastries, coffee, and tea from all over the world can be found at Café Du Monde. The TAMIU community is invited to indulge and enjoy the ambiance with music, food and art.

Meditation Room

A serene environment to refresh the mind and spirit is open to all students. Students can have a moment of personal meditation or quiet reflection. The Meditation Room can reduce stress and help gain focus.

Chinese New Year Celebration

TAMIU welcomes the Chinese New Year with a celebration. During the event students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture by learning about the language and traditions.

Holi: Festival of Colors

The coming of spring is celebrated through this colorful, Indian festival. Students learn the meaning of HOLI and enjoy various activities during this celebration.

Diwali: Festival of Lights

IE in colaboration with the Indian Student Association host this event. Food, dance, history, art and music transport the TAMIU community to India for this celebration.


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