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    The 7th Annual One Health Summer Institute takes place May 15 - August 31, 2018.

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OIA Welcomes New International Students

Ohio State is expecting close to 300 new international students for the Spring Semester. This would be a 41 percent increase from last year. 

The new international students hail from 33 different countries including Austria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Egypt, Haiti, Iran, New Zealand and Taiwan. The leading home countries for international students are China (130), Malaysia (36), South Korea (34) and India (19).

The Office of International Affairs plans and organizes orientation and activities for international students once they arrive at Ohio State to better prepare and acclimate them to life in Columbus. Activities include campus tours, a group lunch at a local restaurant, shopping and ice-skating. For a full list of activities download the calendar of events.

International at Ohio State

  • Jennifer Kue in Nicaragua

    Academic Enrichment Grants Awarded

    Thirty Ohio State students and faculty are the recipients of the 2017-2018 Academic Enrichment Grants, enabling them to conduct research over the next year in a variety of international locations. ...

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  • PDO Student Volunteers

    50 Chinese Student Volunteers Will Help Make Pre-Departure Orientation a Success

    For its sixth consecutive year, Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) in China will provide incoming Chinese students the opportunity to get an early start on college ad ...

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