Auburn Global Blog

Career Accelerator Mock Career Fair

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Aug 25, 2016 12:10:02 PM


Last week, almost 40 Auburn Global students attended Auburn Global’s mock (practice) career fair. As a part of Auburn Global’s Career Accelerator, the goal of the event was to prepare students for future career fairs where they could meet people who could connect them with internship and career opportunities.

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Welcome Students! Fall 2016 Orientation Recap

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Aug 18, 2016 12:37:29 PM

Last week Auburn Global welcomed new students from seven countries including China, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and Vietnam during our first intake for the Fall 2016 semester.

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How to Get Along with your New Roommates- Straight from the Students

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Aug 12, 2016 6:16:19 PM

For many freshmen, going away for college may be the first time that they live with someone new. While learning how to get along with someone new can be difficult, many people form friendships with their roommates. Some roommates become so close that they take road trips together and stay connected long after graduation. While having roommates can be fun, there are some challenges that many people face when living with someone new for the first time. We asked some of our students and Global Residents to share their tips on how to get along with your new roommates. Here’s what they had to say!

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What I wish I would have known... Insight from a Current Auburn Global Student

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Aug 4, 2016 4:46:58 PM


Auburn Global student, Elvfi Ye from China, discusses some of the things that she wishes she would have known about life in the U.S. before coming to Auburn. 

“If you are reading this right now and have made the decision to study abroad, I must say that I think you are very brave! You’ll encounter a new environment, a new language, new people… at first everything will seem strange. This brave step can lead you on a colorful journey, which I have grown to appreciate as I’ve spent more time here. I hope that this blog will provide you with some useful information about the U.S. and Auburn that I’ve gathered through my experiences here.

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Meet Mohammed: Our Mechanical Engineering student from Saudi Arabia

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Jul 27, 2016 11:51:53 AM

Name: Mohammed Hamad Aladwan

Country of Citizenship: Saudi Arabia

Auburn Global Program: Academic Accelerator Program

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Favorite American Food: Burgers and steaks

Hobbies: Exercising 

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Meet Xuan Do, Our Accounting Student from Vietnam

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Jul 22, 2016 6:59:41 PM


Country of Citizenship: Vietnam

Major: Accounting

Auburn Global Program: Academic Accelerator Program

Favorite Auburn Tradition: I love that Aubie comes to a lot of the events on campus. I just love Aubie. When I first came here and saw him I thought "wow!" 

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Global Women's Group

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Jul 15, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Last Thursday, Auburn Global held its first official Global Women’s Group meeting. The purpose of the group is to provide Auburn Global women with opportunities to network, grow, and develop by connecting students, faculty, and staff with resources on campus.

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Meet the Team: Charus Campbell

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Jul 7, 2016 4:53:49 PM


Meet Chaurs Campbell, Auburn Global's Student Services Director. Charus earned a B.A. in industrial design from Auburn University. As Student Services Director, Charus facilitates the acculturation of students into the Auburn family and U.S. culture.

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Fourth of July Activities

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Jun 30, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Fireworks, watermelon, hotdogs, hamburgers, red, white and blue… you’ll see a lot of these things on July 4th. Also referred to as “Independence Day," the holiday is a celebration of July 4, 1776, when the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, leading to the formation of the United States of America. In short, Independence Day is a national holiday to celebrate freedom and independence.

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Dear Mom and Dad... A letter home from Xinlian

Posted by Courtney Edwards | Jun 23, 2016 12:39:48 PM




Xinlian Ye is a Master's Accelerator Program student from China, studying business/marketing education. She shared a letter with us that she wrote to her parents, in which she described her first semester at Auburn.  Read on for what she had to say about her Auburn Global experience! 



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About this blog

The Auburn International Accelerator Program (IAP) eases international students' transition to a university in the U.S. by combining credit-bearing courses from the first year of your degree with additional support services, teaching tailored to your academic and language level, and cultural experiences, helping to ensure your future success.

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