Our diverse student community come from all around the world to study at university in the US and the UK. They have experienced every aspect of living and learning in a new country, and understand that feeling welcome is one of the most important parts of settling in. Find out who discovered how easy it was to make friends, what surprised Nadia most, and why all of our students love being part of a global network.
Alessandra's favourite memory
"Actually, I didn't have a hard time adjusting at all. Everyone was so friendly and helpful."
Ali's confidence builder
"I've gained courage to speak to people, and I have more confidence."
Linda's biggest challenge
"I like how there is a lot of help and it is really interesting meeting all these people from other countries."
Jasir's US experience
"I have been blessed to have gone to CSU and I'm very happy that I am graduating."
Ghada's UK life
"My experience was great due to the diversity of people, excellent quality of modules, and friendly and helpful staff."
Big changes for Meisam
"I feel I can still be myself and carry on my beliefs and traditions while I am studying here."
Krishna's advice to other students
"It's not very difficult for a student to adapt himself or herself to the culture here. The people here are very warm and welcoming."
Sean's best memory
"My best memory was the friends I made and the people I met."
Nadia's best decision
"I am happy that I came here. I think the University of South Florida is the right place to come."