Jenny Wells

K Week International Orientation Begins Saturday

Published: Aug 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2014)  University of Kentucky students come not only from Kentucky and the United States, but from around the globe. Though their hometowns vary, they all share one thing in common; they're part of a Big Blue community that comes together during one of the most exciting times on UK's campus: K Week.

 

For international students at UK, K Week starts a week earlier, with K Week International Orientation, a series of events designed especially to support students coming to UK from abroad. The events will take place Aug. 15 through Aug. 21. The week allows them to meet and engage with other international students and to learn about important campus resources. 

 

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The week is hosted by UK International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), which provides expertise in the advising and immigration needs of the international students, faculty, staff, and exchange visitors at UK. ISSS also administers university compliance with evolving federal regulations and facilitates the well-being of all international students, faculty, staff and scholars. K Week International Orientation plays a big role in enhancing these students' well-being.

 

A full schedule of events can be found at http://www.uky.edu/international/Orientation_Week.

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