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August 2017

New International Graduate Student Orientation

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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All new international graduate students must attend the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Graduate Student Orientation session.  This session is designed to provide you with vital information about US Immigration requirements and the University’s procedures and services.  It is also an opportunity to meet other international graduate students and important staff members who can assist you as you begin at UNC. For more details, please go to the ISSS webpage for New Students.

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Resiliency, Imposter Syndrome, and Learning Optimism

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As graduate students, it’s critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7fqkfnl

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Global Grads Information Session I: Academic Success

August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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GLOBAL GRADS INFORMATION SESSIONS  (CONTINUED ORIENTATION FOR NEW INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENTS) The Global Grads Information Sessions are for you to gather more information and resources that will help in your transition to student life at UNC.  It’s also an opportunity for you to continue to reconnect with the Global Grads staff and your fellow new international graduate students who are all going through a similar transition experience. All sessions will take place from 4-5 PM in the Graduate Student Center…

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September 2017

Global Grads Information Session II: Wellness

September 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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GLOBAL GRADS INFORMATION SESSIONS  (CONTINUED ORIENTATION FOR NEW INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENTS) The Global Grads Information Sessions are for you to gather more information and resources that will help in your transition to student life at UNC.  It’s also an opportunity for you to continue to reconnect with the Global Grads staff and your fellow new international graduate students who are all going through a similar transition experience. All sessions will take place from 4-5 PM in the Graduate Student Center…

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Communication Styles and Conflict Resolution

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Effective communication is critical to success in our professional careers as well as daily interactions. This workshop will provide opportunities to assess your communication style, learn strategies on how to best interact with others who may not share your style, determine issues that are impacting your progress and how to respond to conflict in constructive ways. Lunch provided. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y9vjcz9t

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Global Grads Initiative Annual Welcome Social

September 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Carolina Union Art Gallery, 209 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join us for an informal social as we kick off the Global Grads Initiative for the academic year! We're bringing together our new and current international graduate students for an evening of community building and networking (and some good food!). A brief welcome will take place at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP using the link below by Friday, September 1st so we'll know how much food to provide. REGISTER Space is limited so if your plans change, and you are unable…

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Global Grads Information Session III: Cultural Adjustment Panel

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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GLOBAL GRADS INFORMATION SESSIONS  (CONTINUED ORIENTATION FOR NEW INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENTS) The Global Grads Information Sessions are for you to gather more information and resources that will help in your transition to student life at UNC.  It’s also an opportunity for you to continue to reconnect with the Global Grads staff and your fellow new international graduate students who are all going through a similar transition experience. All sessions will take place from 4-5 PM in the Graduate Student Center…

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October 2017

Global Grads: Networking & Interviewing Skills

October 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This Global Grads workshop focuses on support for international graduate students.  In this session, participants will learn: how to network and build your connections about the types of interviews (phone, in-person, Skype) and how to prepare what are employers really asking how to use the STAR method to frame answers cultural expectations for the job search in the US Please REGISTER by Tuesday, October 10th to reserve your seat! (Please note--This workshop is a repeat of the workshops offered in…

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