International student advisers advise students from all over the world on one immigration process – the process to enter the United States.
Education abroad advisers must learn to advise students that travel to any number of countries around the world and keeping up with visa and immigration processes for so many locations can be daunting. In this eLearning Express, advisers will learn common practices and strategies for visa advising, triaging and handling unusual situations that arise, and resources to further one’s knowledge or to assist students.
After this training, participants will be able to:
- Explain basic terminology and processes for obtaining a student visa;
- Understand visa advising strategies available to a study abroad office;
- Troubleshoot challenging and tricky visa advising pitfalls;
- Identify resources available to advisers and students.
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Build Your Competencies
NAFSA International Education Professional Competencies 2.0 outline the abilities, skills, and foundational knowledge necessary for successful international educators. Learn more about NAFSA Competencies 2.0.
This learning content targets the competency categories of Compliance Management and Recruitment, Enrollment, and Advising.