WELCOME TO THE INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COMMUNITY
Dear International Graduate Students,
Excel more because the Graduate Student Government (GSG) is here for you and all that matters to you towards succeeding as an Oredigger at Mines!
GSG collaborates with various organizations within mines to ensure internationals also have a seat at the table
You can also advocate your ideas for new activities specific to international graduate students with the GSG International Student Officer at email@example.com
Check the Mines Engage tool out. Find support groups you and/or your loved ones can be a part of.
Transitioning can be hard! So, don’t do this alone. Find some of these housing resources helpful.
SPRING 2021 ACTIVITIES
LISTENING SESSION WITH OFFICE OF Graduate STUDIES (OGS) AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AND SCHOLAR SERVICES (ISSS)
We know you have questions, concerns, or feedback you would like to share with the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) and the Office of Graduate Students (OGS). Both offices would be present to hear you out. A forum where you can be heard, seen, and supported.
5 raffle tickets to win GSG ISO Swag materials are also available at the end of the session. Date and time will be announced on Daily Blast and via email. Be on the look-out.
International GRADS in the spotlight
APPLY TO BE THE GRADS STUDENT in the SPOTLIGHT FOR THE NEXT SEMESTER
Tell us about yourself, your studies at Mines, your home country, what you like about GSG Mines, challenges you had and how you tackled them as a part of the Oredigger community, your advice for future international graduate students, and your plans for the future. Please add a headshot or favorite picture too.
A 150 word-limit applies. Only top 2 applications will be posted with a chance to win a $50 gift card or a GSG swag item if you prefer.
DID YOU KNOW?
did you know that as an international oredigger
You now have at least 4 representatives on the GSG now? ISO, Equity Chair, MEP, and ISC representatives? See gsg.mines.edu/contact
GSG provided over $100,000 as COVID emergency funds students at Mines in Summer 2020? See gsg.mines.edu/resources
There is a Mines SPEAKUP program that allows you to anonymously report several issues?
Frequently asked questions
It is okay to have several questions. We are here for you in case you still have questions that appear unanswered.
Who is the ISO?
GSG elects an International Student Officer (ISO) each year who represents international graduate student concerns both at the Executive and Council levels.
how can I get emergency funding?
There are a number of funds available for international graduate students through the Financial Aid Office, Dean of Students Office and also via GSG. If rejected, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for help.
do I need to file for membership?
No. All international graduate students are automatically part of the GSG and the International Graduate Community.
CAN I ATTEND COUNCIL MEETINGS?
Yes. Even though you may have a number of representatives for your department(s)/major(s) on the council, council meetings are public.
What activities can i participate in as an international graduate student?
Several! Try Mines Engage. If still in doubt, be sure to contact any of the GSG representatives on our contact menu.
CAn I meet my reps?
Definitely yes! You can either reach out to the ISO, Equity Chair, MEP, or ISC representatives.