International Students and Scholars

Steve Springer
NAFSA’s Director, Regulatory Practice Liaison, Steve Springer, gives an update on what international educators can expect this fall regarding duration of status and Optional Practical Training (OPT), as well as other developments to watch.
Charlotte West
As the coronavirus continues to upend higher education around the world, emergency managers look back—and ahead—to build resilient international programs.
Charlotte West
How to help international students who remain in the United States, from navigating housing logistics to providing social and emotional support.
Mark Toner
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has rocked international education. Here’s a look at how some institutions are responding.
Steve Springer
An update to the international education community about NAFSA’s recommendations to U.S. government agencies during the current pandemic.
Karen Doss Bowman
Institutions can take proactive steps to help international students feel secure in the United States.
Meredith Bell, Rachel de Rosset
While Spain is a top destination for students from around the world, the country has struggled to maintain quality and retain students in its higher education system.
Mark Toner
How two entrepreneurial alumni are successfully encouraging their global peers to study in the United States.
Vicki Valosik
U.S. institutions are exploring new opportunities among international high school students.
Charlotte West
Institutions are not only assessing the language proficiency of international students, but also helping students in their adjustment to an unfamiliar educational system and culture.