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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

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Latest News and Updates

Chinese Police Imposters Incorporate Aggressive Tactics to Target U.S.-Based Chinese Community

The FBI is warning the public about criminal actors impersonating Chinese police officers to defraud the US-based Chinese community, in particular Chinese students attending universities in the United States. The criminal actors tell victims they are being investigated for an...

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2023 SafeAbroad Awards!

SafeAbroad, a leading advocate for safety and risk assessment for students studying abroad, presented the 2023 Safety Abroad Summit virtually on September 14, 2023. The Summit focused on health, safety, security, and risk management for international education. There were many...

African Student Programs visits Guyana

The UC Riverside Education Abroad Office partnered with the African Students Program (ASP) to send students on a nine-day educational trip to Georgetown, Guyana. The students learned about Afro-Guyanese history and engaged with local organizations. Dr. Jamal J. Myrick, Director...

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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