The International Graduate Student Issues Committee (IGSIC) is a committee within the SOGS Student Services portfolio, but many of its efforts falls within SOGS advocacy work. The committee’s policy document (mandate and responsibilities) can be found here. To get involved, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Join our Facebook group to stay informed about our initiatives, events, and trips.
Initiatives, Events, and Trips
IGSIC hosts an International Graduate Student Meet & Greet during SOGS Orientation (third week of September). If you are interested in volunteering for the event, please sign up here. Incoming students can register (for free) here (link forthcoming).
IGSIC also attends the IESC’s Global Cafe at least once a term. It also co-hosts trips to Niagara Falls with the IESC, and co-hosts trips to Wonderland and Grand Bend in the summer.
IGSIC recently ran an International Graduate Student Satisfaction Survey (2017-2018) (results forthcoming). The Executive Summary from the 2013 survey can be found here.
IGSIC is hosting a petition to support fairness for international students. For more information, please read and sign the petition (goo.gl/bDyW3W) in support of international students.
International Graduate Students: Guide to Western University
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