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English Conversation ProgramAs part of the English Conversation Program, groups of five students will meet six times throughout the semester. The small groups will participate in a variety of activities around campus and Columbus. There will be also be organized events for the entire English Conversation Program, including potlucks, football tailgates and other cultural events and celebrations. The program enables international students to practice English communication skills and become better acquainted with U.S. culture, and domestic students have the chance to share their linguistic and cultural knowledge, and learn more about another country.

The deadline for students to apply for the program is Friday, January 16. Learn more about the English Conversation Program and sign up today.

A celebration for international students graduating this semester will occur on Friday, December 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the Ohio Staters, Inc., Traditions Room at the Ohio Union. All international students, along with their family and friends, are invited to attend and be recognized for their tremendous accomplishment.

Graduating students will be introduced at the reception and given the opportunity to share their accomplishments and their future plans after graduation. A photographer from the Office of International Affairs will be taking pictures, but guests are welcome to bring their own camera as well. Graduates are also encouraged to bring their country’s flag to the reception. You can view slideshows of previous graduation receptions here.

If you are able to attend the reception, please register and let us know the number of guests you plan to bring to the event.

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