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Studying at ASU for international graduate students

 

Global Tour for International Graduate Students

ASU Global Tour

Studying in the U.S. workshops

Navigate the process for studying abroad in the U.S. in this series of interactive virtual sessions, designed for you in partnership with Arizona State University and Kaplan International. Learn about the process for studying in the U.S. as a graduate student, explore degree programs and ASU resources, and find out what it’s like to live in Phoenix.

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asu admission resources
ASU resources and admission
career internship
Careers and internships
Majors and degrees
Majors and degrees
Student experience
Student experience

 

Watch ASU Global Tour sessions on-demand.

Sunday, Nov. 15
Session title Register

Opening Session: Welcome!


Session description:  

Welcome to ASU! Uncover how to make the most of this exciting week by attending this live welcome session. Join Arizona State University leadership for a brief rundown of the sessions to make sure you get the best experience out of this event.


Time (Arizona time)

6:00 a.m.

Studying in the USA: Life in Phoenix


Session description:  

As the fifth-largest city in the nation, Phoenix has something for everyone. Beautiful weather and a bustling metropolis provide ASU graduates with plenty of career opportunities, places to eat and hang out, and nearly endless outdoor activities.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 a.m.

Plan Ahead: Career advice for graduate students to navigate through the economic impacts of COVID-19


Session description:  

Before COVID-19, 93 percent of ASU graduate students received at least one job offer within six months of graduation. How has the landscape changed and what can you do to maximize the career resources at ASU? Attend this webinar to uncover the career services available to ASU students.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 a.m.

Spotlight!: Building your home away from home within the ASU community


Session description:  

This session, led by a globally minded team that supports ASU international students, explains why the ASU community continues to be a top choice for the international academic community from one generation to the next.


Time (Arizona time)

7:30 a.m.

Studying in the USA: Deciphering university terminology


Session description:  

Consider this your first college course. While we won't test you at the end of this session, you’ll walk away with a better understanding of college terminology so you can confidently take the next step in your education.


Time (Arizona time)

8:15 a.m.

Work Experience: The world of internships


Session description:  

Having experience in your chosen field of interest is incredibly important. Not only to solidify your career aspirations but to build experience for your resume. Whether through a for-credit or non-credit internship, on-campus employment, part-time job or volunteer work, taking advantage of opportunities to build your resume while you are attending school will be imperative to your success upon graduation.


Time (Arizona time)

9:00 a.m.

Monday, Nov. 16
Session title Register

Opening Session: Welcome!


Session description:  

Welcome to ASU! Uncover how to make the most of this exciting week by attending this live welcome session. Join Arizona State University leadership for a brief rundown of the sessions to make sure you get the best experience out of this event.


Time (Arizona time)

6:00 a.m.

Spotlight!: Sustainability degrees


Session description:  

Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to foster innovative research, impactful education and engaged communities to achieve environmental integrity, social equity and well-being. Attend this session to connect with the School of Sustainability faculty, and to learn about sustainability programs in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 a.m.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Session description:  

Are you ambitious and creative with a strong desire to make a difference in the world? Attend this session to learn more about ASU’s Master of Science in innovation and venture development. The creation of this STEM Certified master’s program is a result of three leading schools at ASU coming together to produce a world-class graduate student experience: Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, and W. P. Carey School of Business.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 a.m.

My ASU: ASU's student portal


Session description:  

My ASU has everything you need as an incoming ASU student, all in one convenient place. You’ll find your next steps and to-do items for enrollment, your financial and account information, registration holds that need your attention, ASU email, software, university announcements and more. You’ll also see quick links for the academic calendar, libraries, career services, tutoring and tech support. Join Admission Services at this session to learn more.


Time (Arizona time)

7:30 a.m.

Spotlight!: Health Degrees — nutritional research through a mock cooking class


Session description:  

The university educates the next generation workforce, cultivates life-changing research, and develops new blueprints and missions for individuals, hospitals, clinics, laboratories and government institutions that impact health and health care. Attend this interactive session to see how a professor takes a new approach to teaching nutrition that can support communities across the world.


Time (Arizona time)

8:15 a.m.

Opening Session: Welcome!


Session description:  

Welcome to ASU! Uncover how to make the most of this exciting week by attending this live welcome session. Join Arizona State University leadership for a brief rundown of the sessions to make sure you get the best experience out of this event.


Time (Arizona time)

6:00 p.m.

Spotlight!: Innovation in the virtual classroom


Session description:  

How do performing arts students at the ASU Herberger Institute School of Music, Dance and Theatre thrive in a virtual world? How are students and faculty adapting to different modalities to connect and collaborate with performers and audience alike during a challenging time? Attend this session to learn how the Herberger Institute students and faculty continue to create like never before anywhere in the world.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 p.m.

Plan Ahead: Career advice for graduate students to navigate through the economic impacts of COVID-19


Session description:  

Before COVID-19, 93 percent of ASU graduate students received at least one job offer within six months of graduation. How has the landscape changed and what can you do to maximize the career resources at ASU? Attend this webinar to uncover the career services available to ASU students.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
Session title Register

Opening Session: Welcome!


Session description:  

Welcome to ASU! Uncover how to make the most of this exciting week by attending this live welcome session. Join Arizona State University leadership for a brief rundown of the sessions to make sure you get the best experience out of this event.


Time (Arizona time)

6:00 a.m.

Admission Application Tips


Session description:  

Join our graduate admission representatives to learn ways to create a competitive admission application to one of ASU's 350+ master’s degree programs.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 a.m.

Spotlight!: Careers in computing


Session description:  

Interested in a career in computing? Join the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering to uncover the degrees at ASU that can take you to a career you’ll love.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 a.m.

Spotlight!: STEM Degrees in Design


Session description:  

Built on a dynamic combination of STEM designated architecture and design disciplines, as well as the visual arts, The Design School at ASU is unlike any other school in the nation. Within ASU’s Herberger Institute, we connect, fuse and merge fields across the university and into our professional community. Attend this session to learn how students follow their passion through internships and graduate studies, into exciting careers and beyond.


Time (Arizona time)

7:30 a.m.

How To: ASU Sync classes


Session description:  

ASU Sync combines live Zoom lectures with in-classroom instruction. Sometimes students need to attend class via ASU Sync for distancing reasons (keeping classrooms below a certain capacity), and other times students will use ASU Sync for health concerns or because they cannot be on campus due to travel restrictions. Learn how ASU Sync helps facilitate learning no matter where you are.


Time (Arizona time)

8:15 a.m.

Opening Session: Welcome!


Session description:  

Welcome to ASU! Uncover how to make the most of this exciting week by attending this live welcome session. Join Arizona State University leadership for a brief rundown of the sessions to make sure you get the best experience out of this event.


Time (Arizona time)

6:00 p.m.

Spotlight!: Global Launch (Pathways and English Language)


Session description:  

Global Launch provides academic preparation tools and support services for international students, designed to help them thrive in the U.S. academic environment. Join us to learn about the pathways Global Launch provides to help you polish your English language skills so you can be prepared to study in the U.S.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 p.m.

Spotlight!: STEM degrees


Session description:  

ASU students help Peruvian farmers cost-effectively increase their crop production. Others compete in the iGEM World Championship Jamboree. Graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics have been growing in popularity over the last decade. In-demand disciplines in STEM include biological sciences, computer sciences, engineering, physical sciences, psychology, statistics and more. Join The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to learn more about degrees in these innovative disciplines.


Time (Arizona time)

7:45 p.m.

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