Our physical office has reopened Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Our staff will be rotating in-person shifts and can be contacted through email and Zoom. Most advising appointments will continue via Zoom.  Visit the Campus Return website for updates. 

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International Affairs News

International Affairs News

As UC Riverside's international ambassadors, we foster global engagement. We connect students and faculty at UCR with opportunities to work and learn abroad. We also work with internal and external partners to help international students, research scholars, and staff come to UC Riverside.


Calling all Highlanders – Where in the world are you?!

Connect with us! Do you have an international experience to share? Did you learn, intern, or conduct research abroad? Are you an international alumnus who wants to reconnect? Do you have a group of UCR Alumni in your area? Please share your photos and stories with us. We’d love to hear how UCR has impacted your life and career. Email us at internationalaffairs@ucr.edu

Want to connect with us on Instagram? Post a photo, share your favorite UCR memory, use the hashtag #UCRAroundTheWorld, and tag us @UCRInternationalAffairs.



Latest News and Updates

Call for Nominations for International Affairs Recognition Awards

Submit your nominations today to honor UCR's outstanding international community! These awards recognize exceptional students, scholars, faculty, and staff who have had a significant impact on the international community at UCR. Their contributions help enrich the international experience at UCR...

War in Ukraine + UCR resources for students and scholars

Dear Campus Community, The events of this past week in Europe have left many of us shaken by the images and stories coming out of Ukraine. The unexpected war has made us feel vulnerable and helpless; we shake our heads...

Robert McKee Appointed Interim Campus Faculty Director of Education Abroad

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Robert “Rob” McKee as the new Interim Campus Faculty Director of Education Abroad. He assumed this role on January 3, 2022. Rob joined the UCR Bioengineering department in 2018...

UCR News

Endowed gift will broaden the horizon for UCR students
A $2 million gift from the Pollitt family will fund scholarships that support study abroad opportunities.
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Fundraising effort seeks to aid at-risk Afghan scholars   
Public donations will help scholars fleeing from danger, offer them safety .
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Study abroad programs
Eleven students awarded study-abroad scholarships  
Eleven UC Riverside students have been selected for two prestigious national scholarships to study or intern outside of the United States. 
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Goldwater-Fulbright scholars
Meet the 2021 Goldwater, Fulbright scholars 
Goldwater scholars Shayan Saeed and Ryan Gates; and U.S. Fulbright scholars Jacqueline Aguirre de la O and Zehra Qazi are recipients of two of the nation’s most prestigious awards.  The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is one of the country’s most competitive honors in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The application process is rigorous and asks students to think deeply about their research and long-term goals.
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