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Let's Make the World a Better Place

Posted by Ellen Frierson at Jan 20, 2017 01:10 PM |
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In order to work towards building a better world, the FIUTS Student Board recently came up with a short list of things that we can all do right now as a way to contribute to our communities!

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Facilitator Corner: Diana Park

Facilitator Corner: Diana Park

Posted by Bea Chang at Jan 09, 2017 01:55 PM |

FIUTS Facilitators are student leaders from all over the world who welcome new international visitors, help organize events, and lead activities for hundreds of students each quarter. Read on to find out more about the FIUTS facilitator experience from Diana Park!

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Photo Journey: Thanksgiving Dinner 2016

Photo Journey: Thanksgiving Dinner 2016

Posted by Bea Chang at Dec 05, 2016 12:20 PM |
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Each November, FIUTS international students get the chance to share Thanksgiving Dinner with our hosts in the Seattle area. We're thrilled to see so many smiling faces as people from around the world gathered to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. Enjoy these photos!

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Staying in town for the Holidays? Get off campus with Zipcar!

Staying in town for the Holidays? Get off campus with Zipcar!

Posted by Bea Chang at Nov 22, 2016 01:20 PM |

Check out a holiday message from one of our sponsors, Zipcar!

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Announcing the CulturalFest 2017 Performance Showcase Lineup

Announcing the CulturalFest 2017 Performance Showcase Lineup

Posted by Amy Bergstrom at Jan 04, 2017 09:30 AM |
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We're excited to announce this year's incredible lineup of talented performers from all over the world.

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FIUTS Panel with UW Department of Political Science

FIUTS Panel with UW Department of Political Science

On November 2, FIUTS hosted a panel with three professors from the Department of Political Science on "Making Sense of the U.S. Election."

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Facilitator Corner: Herish Patel

Facilitator Corner: Herish Patel

Posted by Bea Chang at Dec 07, 2016 03:45 PM |

FIUTS Facilitators are student leaders from all over the world who welcome new international visitors, help organize events, and lead activities for hundreds of students each quarter. Read on to find out more about the FIUTS facilitator experience from Herish Patel, and why he calls FIUTS a "family away from family!"

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FIUTS Statement on the U.S. Election

FIUTS Statement on the U.S. Election

Posted by Ellen Frierson at Nov 10, 2016 10:35 AM |

FIUTS stands for respect between people, for the power of dialogue, for celebration of cultural diversity. FIUTS stands for peace.

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Welcome, Marilyn and Sunny!

Welcome, Marilyn and Sunny!

Posted by Bea Chang at Oct 31, 2016 11:40 AM |
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FIUTS is very lucky to welcome two more new friendly faces in the office! Help us welcome Marilyn and Sunny to our staff this fall. Say hi to them when you see them at the front desk. Here they are, introducing themselves to the FIUTS community!

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My FIUTS Homestay Experience

My FIUTS Homestay Experience

Posted by Bea Chang at Oct 24, 2016 10:50 AM |
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Each fall, FIUTS volunteer hosts welcome more than a hundred new University of Washington students into their homes for the first 7-10 days they spend in the Puget Sound. Our hosts help students settle into their new home city, show them the local flavor, and offer them a family away from their country! Here is Zameer Mohammad, a UW student, recounting the wonderful days he spent with his hosts.

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Welcome, Cecilia and Ian

Welcome, Cecilia and Ian

Posted by Bea Chang at Oct 17, 2016 11:25 AM |
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FIUTS is very lucky to have two new friendly faces in the office! Help us welcome Cecilia and Ian to our family this fall. Say hi to them when you see them at the front desk!

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Facilitator Corner: Xiruo (Cece) Zhang

Facilitator Corner: Xiruo (Cece) Zhang

FIUTS Facilitators are student leaders from all over the world who welcome new international visitors, help organize events, and lead activities for hundreds of students each quarter. Read on to find out more about the FIUTS facilitator experience from Xiruo (Cece) Zhang!

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Reflections on a SUSI Experience

Reflections on a SUSI Experience

Posted by Ellen Frierson at Oct 05, 2016 03:15 PM |

Muaadh Nalir, from Sri Lanka, shares his memories from his summer with FIUTS during the SUSI program.

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 Saying "Welcome Refugees" in Vienna

Saying "Welcome Refugees" in Vienna

Erna Mecavica, who participated in the FIUTS Youth Leadership Program with Bosnia and Herzegovina, writes about her experience volunteering to help refugees in Vienna, Austria.

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SUSI Diaries

SUSI Diaries

Posted by Ellen Frierson at Sep 21, 2016 01:20 PM |

Shail Silwal from Nepal writes about her experiences this summer during the FIUTS SUSI program.

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