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Life on Campus

The Many Flavors of Global UCF – A Students’ Perspective

Hi! My name is Himanshu, I am a second semester student from India double majoring in theater and aeronautical engineering. As a GO Teamer (Global Orientation Leader) I am often asked what is there to eat at UCF. I myself had the same concern before arriving in Florida but don’t worry UCF offers so many... Continue reading The Many Flavors of Global UCF – A Students’ Perspective
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Academic Support

The Perfect Recipe for Academic Success at Global UCF

 Student success is important to everyone at Global UCF. In the first academic services blog post, you were introduced to Olga, the Academic Director at Global UCF, and Katie, one of our supplemental instructors, but these are just a few of the many members of our academic services team. The academic services team assists students... Continue reading The Perfect Recipe for Academic Success at Global UCF
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Life in Orlando, Life on Campus

Good Conversation Starters for International Students

Practice makes perfect Once you arrive in the United States, you might be tempted to avoid speaking English. Even if you feel shy about your accent or not knowing every word, remember that if you don’t “use” your English, you risk “losing” it. Luckily, speaking English gets easier with practice. To help you get started,... Continue reading Good Conversation Starters for International Students
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Life in Orlando, Life on Campus

25 Things Only Foreign Students in the US Will Understand

Some things only international students studying in the USA can understand. It’s okay: Complaining will help you fit in.   Trying to make your first American friend at school. ReactionGIFs That feeling when you make your first American friend. BuzzFeed   Wondering if you’re the “we need an international friend” friend. Giphy   Thinking US... Continue reading 25 Things Only Foreign Students in the US Will Understand
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Life in Orlando, Life on Campus

27 awkward things that will happen freshman year

New country, new school, new awkward. You’ll be a sophomore soon enough.  1) You don’t understand a reference to something American. BuzzFeed   2) You pretend to understand a reference to something American.   Reaction GIFs    3) Someone you don’t recognize says hello to you. Giphy  4) You mistakenly think someone is saying hello to you when... Continue reading 27 awkward things that will happen freshman year