Applications For The Microsoft-Gist Initiative 2020 Imagine Cup Global Tech Pitch Competition Open Now

The Department’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative, managed by the OES Office of Science and Technology Cooperation, is excited to partner with Microsoft to offer posts a unique opportunity to engage young local science and technology innovators and entrepreneurs through the Microsoft-GIST Imagine Cup Competition.  Under this joint initiative, students globally can …

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On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the United States is proud to reaffirm its commitment to defending the rights of women and girls around the world to live free from violence.  The United States recognizes the …

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2019 Open Doors Report

The International Education Week (IEW) 2019 was an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchanges worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad …

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International Education Week – Step 5: Prepare for Your Departure

Now that you have your student visa, you need to start planning for your arrival in the United States. Booking your travel from your home town to your university is just one part of that process. Here are a few things to consider: Attend a Pre-Departure Orientation. EducationUSA advising centers organize live or virtual pre-departure …

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International Education Week – Step 4: Apply for Your Student Visa

International Education Week – Step 4: Apply for Your Student Visa Congratulations! Now that you have been admitted to a U.S. university you will need to apply for a student visa. You can watch this video to learn more about applying for your student visa: Once you are ready to apply for your visa, visit:  ustraveldocs.com/fj/

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International Education Week – Step 2: Step 2 – Finance your studies

If you want to study in the U.S., it is important to think about how you will finance your studies. This often goes hand-in-hand with Step 1: Research Your Options. At the same time you are researching universities for best overall fit, you should also be considering potential funding and scholarship opportunities. University is a …

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International Education Week – Step 1: Research your Options

The United States is home to more than 4,000 universities. With so many options to choose from, deciding where to start can be overwhelming. The first step is to research your opportunities and learn more about the U.S. higher education system. It is important to find a school that fits your needs, priorities, and long-term …

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