- August 31, 2016

Effective ways to improve study skills

Effective ways to improve study skills

Study skills are various ways or approaches towards learning something. Every individual is different in terms of their learning approaches and understanding abilities. It is better to understand one’s own way that can lead to good results. Students with better study methods suitable for them can score well in exams and become successful in life. […]

TOEFL/IELTS for Au pairs

TOEFL/IELTS for Au pairs

Being an Au pair in a foreign country is both challenging and rewarding in nature. Au pairs gain good experience staying with the host family. They also have an advantage to learn a foreign language. As per the rules set by US Department of State an Au pair has to complete a mandatory educational requirement […]

- August 29, 2016

Tips for LSAT Logical Reasoning section

Tips for LSAT Logical Reasoning section

LSAT is a law entrance exam. The Law School Admission Test, or LSAT, is a half-day standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world. Administered by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for prospective law school candidates, the LSAT is designed to assess reading comprehension and logical and verbal reasoning […]

Tips for the TOEFL Exam

Tips for the TOEFL Exam

VIU school of Test Preparation offers result oriented training for standardized exams. The school has well experienced faculty who focuses on providing customized training to  achieve high score. We would like to suggest the following tips for achieving high score in your final exam Practice on computer Train yourself to work within a very limited time period. Take […]

Proposed SAT changes from 2017

Proposed SAT changes from 2017

In the current SAT exam there is ¼ point penalty for wrong answers; in the new SAT, however, there will be no penalty. Presently, scoring is based out of 2400 which includes 800 for math, 800 for reading comprehension, and 800 for writing; in the future the test will be based out of 1600 where […]

Dean’s Welcome Message to the New Students

Dean’s Welcome Message to the New Students

On behalf of all our faculty, staff and students at Virginia International University, I am pleased to welcome you to the School of Computer Information Systems (SCIS).   Our aim at SCIS is to empower you to realize your dreams, discover your passion and accomplish your educational and career objectives to become globally competent professionals and […]

- August 16, 2016

College Orientation Week Tips for International Students

College Orientation Week Tips for International Students

College is a major adjustment for any new student.  This statement is especially true for new international students; not only do they have to navigate a new campus and figure out their hectic schedules, but they must adapt to an entirely new culture, new environment, and possibly a new language.

- August 15, 2016

Loudoun Mini Athletes’ Triathlon

Loudoun Mini Athletes’ Triathlon

Being part of Loudoun mini triathlon with Virginia International University was very exciting and inspiring. I was part of the bike route team and I was so proud to help the children athletes and encourage them. It was very inspiring to watch their small faces full off determination to finish the triathlon. The organizer of […]

Filling Backpacks for Children in Need

Filling Backpacks for Children in Need

Filling backpacks for children in need was my first off campus volunteering event. It was very inspiring as it is always great to give back to the community. I am proud to be a small part of children in need’s happiness. Filling backpacks for children in need was a very important event as Virginia International […]

- August 5, 2016

VIU Tiger Soccer Match-Thursday August 4th

VIU Tiger Soccer Match-Thursday August 4th

My experience watching the VIU Soccer match live was amazing. VIU Soccer Players were very energetic and the coach of the VIU team, Damon  was very supportive. Many VIU students came to cheer for the VIU Team. Many of the students were wearing VIU T-Shirts, the match started and all the players took their positions. […]

DC Central Kitchen Morning Meal Preparation-Volunteer Event

DC Central Kitchen Morning Meal Preparation-Volunteer Event

Today I had the opportunity to volunteer at DC Central Kitchen with 5 students. Once we arrived, we were greeted and given safety instructions and learned about the purpose of DC Central Kitchen. After we were instructed and cleaned up, we headed back to the kitchen where we worked on a variety of tasks to […]

- August 4, 2016

VIU STP Open House

VIU STP Open House

VIU-STP Open House event is scheduled on  August 12th, 2016  at 6- 8:30 pm at Virginia International University.  Come and enjoy free food, good music and network with a chance to win $500.00 scholarship.    Please RSVP at www.viu.edu/stp or via email at stp@viu.edu Open House Invitation

Network to Your Dream Career: University Student Resources and Tips

Network to Your Dream Career: University Student Resources and Tips

Job hunting is a part of the student experience, whether it’s a job that you’re needing while you’re at the university or a career that you’re preparing for, post-graduation.

Issue 6: Alumni Spotlight – Julian Tanushi

Issue 6: Alumni Spotlight – Julian Tanushi

Pictured: Julian Tanushi’s portrait taken on-campus at VIU. Julian Tanushi is a graduate of Virginia International University.  During his time at our school, he studied for this Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.  He was the Class of 2010 Valedictorian. See what he has to say about his experience at VIU and his advice to […]