When we recognize our interconnectedness and the fundamental dignity and equality of every human being, we help to build a world that is more accepting, secure and free.”—Barack Obama


The International Student community is designed to be a space for people who identify with or have an affinity to the international student body at Drew. Drew is ranked top 10 nationally in enrolling international students and currently hosts about 400 students from all over the world on campus, which brings both an opportunity and a responsibility to the Drew community. We have the opportunity to meet with and learn about the cultures and perspectives of our international classmates. And we have the responsibility to create a safe and welcoming environment for these international students.

Thus, this community’s purpose is twofold: First, to offer resources, programs, and support that cater to international students’ specific needs to help them succeed at Drew. Second, to bring together faculty, staff, domestic students, and the greater Drew community around how to best host international students and to enjoy the benefit of a highly diverse and internationalized campus.

If you are interested in participating in and/or supporting this community, please feel free to share your experiences, provide resources that may support Drew as a leader in college campus internationalization.

What it Means to be a Global Citizen

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We live in a hyper-connected and interdependent world, giving global citizens an added layer of global responsibility. So what does it mean to be a global citizen? How do our actions  help define an emerging world community’s values and practices? …

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Making Friends at University in the United States

Making Friends at University in the United States

Whether you are an international or a domestic student in the United States, socializing and developing friendships can seem daunting when you begin university. Luckily, there are many ways to break to the ice and make connections in any kind …

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The Intrapersonal Battle Against Homesickness

The Intrapersonal Battle Against Homesickness

Hear from Miguel Angel Cornelio Martínez from Mexico City, Mexico in his blog about his experience studying in the U.S. an an international student and how he coped with homesickness and culture shock.

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Hannah Faustmann Assistant Director, Center for Global Education Hannah Faustmann
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Student Spotlight: Terence Lau C’22

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Terence Lau  C’22 

Major: Physics
Minor: Math
Launch Career Community: Science, Technology, Engineering & Sustainability
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: International Student
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What attracted you to Drew?

I was born and raised in Malaysia and came to visit Drew before …

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The Complete Guide to Internships Abroad in the United States

The Complete Guide to Internships Abroad in the United States

What to consider when trying to land an internship in the U.S.; check out this helpful resource article.

Posted by Hannah Faustmann
Hannah Faustmann Assistant Director, Center for Global Education Hannah Faustmann
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