LSU Study Abroad Scholarship Program Activities

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 Roommate

A roommate shares a room with an international student in an LSU dormitory. A roommate supports new international students through peer mentoring. Living alongside an international student, a roommate assists a new international student as (s)he transitions through the semester under the guidance of an International Programs representative. The goals of a global roommate relationship include:

• Introduce international students to opportunities, resources, and experiences at LSU
• Integrate students into the University by connecting through conversation, on-campus events, and social interactions
• Build a stronger and supportive community for a new international student both in the residential community and throughout the campus

                                   Points awarded for this activity: 150

 

 

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Conversation Exchange Partner 

Conversation Exchange Partners support new international students with informal English skills acquisition. Through one-on-one conversations, partners work together to strengthen an international student’s ability to communicate in everyday settings under the guidance of an International Programs representative. The goals of a conversation exchange partnership include:

• Introduce international students to opportunities and experiences at LSU and the conversation culture in the United States
• Integrate students into the University by connecting through conversation
• Build a stronger and supportive community for a new international student at LSU
• Learn about the exchange partner’s country, language, and culture

                          Points awarded for this activity: 50-150

 

 

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 Global Learning Partner 

Global Learning Partners support new international students through a peer mentorship relationship. Working alongside LSU International Programs staff, partners will assist small groups of international students as they transition through a college semester. The goals of a global learning partnership include:

• Introduce international students to opportunities, resources, and experiences at LSU
• Integrate students into the University by connecting through conversation, events, and student organizations
• Build a stronger and supportive community for a new international student at LSU

                         Points awarded for this activity: 50-150