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Studying at ASU 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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Your digital passport

Explore all of the session categories below, and get the most out of your ASU Global Tour experience by attending at least one session in each category. After the event, you will receive your personalized digital passport in your email. You’ll get a stamp on your passport for each session type you attend, and you’ll be able to revisit the information you learned by clicking on the stamps.

Opening Session: Welcome to the ASU Global Tour

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

Register for Sunday, Nov. 14, 6-6:15 a.m. (Arizona time)

Register for Sunday, Nov. 14, 6-6:15 p.m. (Arizona time)

Global Tour for International Graduate Students

 

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ASU resources and admission

Session title Date Time (Arizona time) click register button to view in your time zone Register

Opening Session: Welcome to the ASU Global Tour


Session description:  

Welcome to Arizona State University! Uncover how to make the most of this exciting week by attending this live welcome session. Join ASU 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.

Sunday Nov. 14
6:00am

Opening Session: Welcome to the ASU Global Tour


Session description:  

Welcome to Arizona State University! Uncover how to make the most of this exciting week by attending this live welcome session. Join ASU 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.

Sunday Nov. 14
6:00pm

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, 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.

Monday Nov. 15
7:30am

Admission Application Tips


Session description:  

Join our graduate admission representatives to learn ways to create a competitive admission application to one of ASU's 450+ graduate degree programs.


Time (Arizona time)

7:45 p.m.

Monday Nov. 15
7:45pm

Admission Application Tips


Session description:  

Join our graduate admission representatives to learn ways to create a competitive admission application to one of ASU's 450+ graduate degree programs.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 a.m.

Tuesday Nov. 16
6:15am

ASU's Global Launch


Session description:  

Meet English proficiency requirements for ASU admission at Global Launch. Why Global Launch? Prospective graduate students who graduate from Global Launch earn a higher GPA in their university classes on average than other ASU international students who didn’t attend Global Launch. To succeed at a top American research university, you will need to be able to apply concepts such as critical thinking, research methodology, and sourcing and citing — all skills learned in Global Launch.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 p.m.

Tuesday Nov. 16
6:15pm

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 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.

Thursday Nov. 18
8:15am

The I-20 and Student Visa Process


Session description:  

Learn about the process and timeline for requesting an I-20 and receiving a student visa.


Time (Arizona time)

8:15 p.m.

Thursday Nov. 18
8:15pm

Advice on Entrance Exams at ASU


Session description:  

Hear from admission representatives at ASU to find out about university policy and best practices regarding standardized entrance tests such as GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE and Duolingo.


Time (Arizona time)

9:00 p.m.

Thursday Nov. 18
9:00pm


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Majors and degrees

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Sustainability Degrees


Session description:  

Join the College of Global Futures and Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions to learn more about innovative research and impactful education to achieve environmental integrity, social equity and well-being. Attend this session to learn about sustainability degree programs at ASU.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 a.m.

Monday Nov. 15
6:15am

ASU Degree Spotlight: Innovation and venture development


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: the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 a.m.

Monday Nov. 15
7:00am

ASU Degree Spotlight: MA in communication studies


Session description:  

Join the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences to learn more about the MA in communication studies, a cutting-edge degree program with emphasis on advocacy and social technologies. Students can tailor the program to their goals, focusing on emphases such as organizational, environmental, political, global or technology-mediated communication.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 p.m.

Monday Nov. 15
7:00pm

STEM-Designated Degrees in Design and Architecture


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 for Design and the Arts, we connect 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, and into exciting careers and beyond.


Time (Arizona time)

7:30 a.m.

Tuesday Nov. 16
7:30am

Panel Discussion: Health graduate degrees


Session description:  

The College of Health Solutions offers master’s degrees that cultivate life-changing research and develop new blueprints for individuals, hospitals, clinics, laboratories and government institutions that impact health and health care. Attend this session to learn more about degrees, careers, internships and more.


Time (Arizona time)

8:00 a.m.

Tuesday Nov. 16
8:00am

ASU Degree Spotlight: MS in regulatory science


Session description:  

Join Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation to learn how our MS in regulatory science prepares you to create solutions while meeting the needs of regulating agencies and government policies. This degree does not require prior work experience because this program exposes graduates to the legal and ethical aspects that make up clinical research and medical device development, as well as safety in regulatory science, regulations throughout the life cycle of medical products, and the drug-approval process.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 p.m.

Tuesday Nov. 16
7:00pm

STEM-Designated Degrees in Engineering, Global Management, and Liberal Arts and Sciences


Session description:  

Graduate degrees with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) designation provide additional Optional Practical Training in the U.S. after graduation. Join The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, and Thunderbird School of Global Management to learn more about degrees in these innovative disciplines.


Time (Arizona time)

7:45 p.m.

Tuesday Nov. 16
7:45pm

Business and Management Degree Programs at ASU


Session description:  

Join three of the highest-ranked colleges at ASU — Thunderbird School of Global Management, W. P. Carey School of Business, and Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions — to learn how to create career paths in the public and private sectors using the courses and experiences in these innovative degree programs.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 a.m.

Wednesday Nov. 17
7:00am

Panel Discussion: W. P. Carey School of Business


Session description:  

Connect with representatives from the W. P. Carey School of Business to learn more about ASU's business degrees and opportunities.


Time (Arizona time)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday Nov. 17
8:00am


career and internships

Career and internships

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Overview of Career and Professional Development Services


Session description:  

Learn more about how ASU's Career and Professional Development Services supports students in being prepared for, and finding, internships and jobs. 


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 a.m.

Sunday Nov. 14
6:15 a.m.

U.S. Jobs and Internship Strategies


Session description:  

This session gives you a greater knowledge of how to effectively search for jobs and internships, particularly those within the U.S. We will discuss the power of networking, as well as strategies and resources that will help you find the job/internship you are seeking. Through utilizing Handshake and LinkedIn as supporting platforms, we will show you how to make the most of opportunity searching in the U.S.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 a.m.

Thursday Nov. 18
7:00 a.m.

Student Success Stories: A student's experience


Session description:  

Having experience in your chosen field of interest is incredibly important, not only to solidify your career aspirations but to help build 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.

Sunday Nov. 14
9:00 a.m.

Faculty Panel Discussion: Innovation starts in the classroom


Session description:  

Join Thunderbird School of Global Management, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, and College of Health Solutions faculty as they share how their students are challenged to uncover solutions in various industries, careers and research areas.


Time (Arizona time)

6:15 p.m.

Monday Nov. 15
6:15 p.m.

Engineering Degrees That Lead to Careers in Computing


Session description:  

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


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 a.m.

Tuesday Nov. 16
7:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion: STEM student and alumni career experiences


Session description:  

Join us to hear from current students and alumni who have pursued careers in STEM fields in the U.S. and beyond. Find out what it takes to thrive academically and professionally at ASU.


Time (Arizona time)

7:00 p.m.

Wednesday Nov. 17
7:00 p.m.


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Student experience

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Thriving at ASU: Your new home


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.

Sunday Nov. 14
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.

Sunday Nov. 14
8:15 a.m.

Grad College Field Guide


Session description:  

Supporting the success of new graduate students


Time (Arizona time)

7:30 a.m.

Thursday Nov. 18
7:30 a.m.

Phoenix: The city of opportunity


Session description:  

As the fifth-largest city in the nation, Phoenix has something for everyone. This bustling metropolis provides ASU students with places to eat and hang out, beautiful weather, nearly endless outdoor activities, and plenty of career opportunities when they graduate.


Time (Arizona time)

7:30 a.m.

Thursday Nov. 18
7:30 a.m.

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