VIU Celebrates International Education Week 2018 – Nov 12 – Nov 16, 2018!

VIU Celebrates International Education Week 2018 – Nov 12 – Nov 16, 2018!

International Education Week (IEW), November 12-16, 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of the U.S efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders […]

VIU Around the Globe: Nepal

VIU Around the Globe: Nepal

Mr. Prashish Shrestha, Executive Vice President of Business Development and IT, represented VIU at the Education USA Forum and Student Fair in Kathmandu, Nepal from January 31 until February 2, 2018.  VIU was among 71 US-based universities who attended the fair and met with over 2,100 prospective students interested in pursuing higher education in the […]

Tips to help you get a fall internship

Tips to help you get a fall internship

Often students do not give much consideration to internships during the fall semester, often thinking that they only happen in the summer time. However, many organizations and companies offer unpaid and even paid intern positions throughout the year!

Today’s Big Q: How to Survive Final Exams

Today’s Big Q: How to Survive Final Exams

It’s final exam time! Exams are a significant part, not only of the class but also on your final grades. No matter how difficult an exam may be, you should strive to do the best you can do. Here are a few practices that will help you survive finals.

Ace Your Midterms with These Easy Tips and Tricks

Ace Your Midterms with These Easy Tips and Tricks

Winter is fading into spring, which means midterms are right around the corner at VIU. Here are a few quick tips to help you get through and ace your midterms.

Virginia is for Lovers

Virginia is for Lovers

Valentine’s Day is over but the sentiment of love and showing compassion for each other remains. So does Valentine’s Day actually have anything to do with why “Virginia is for Lovers?” Valentine’s Day remembers St. Valentine, who was persecuted for secretly marrying couples after it was forbidden.

- January 27, 2017

2017 is the Year of the Rooster

2017 is the Year of the Rooster

“My favorite Chinese New Year tradition is the hanging of the red lanterns.” – Praneeth, India “I like visiting my relatives’ families on the Lunar New Year. Actually, it is called Tsagaan Sar which means White Moon. Visiting our relatives enables us to see the new members of the extended families. My favorite cuisine is […]

- January 18, 2017

Inauguration Information and Tips

Inauguration Information and Tips

On January 20th, the United States of America will swear in the 45th president. VIU’s northern Virginia location, only 30 minutes outside of Washington DC, provides students the opportunity to witness the event first hand. The official Oaths of Office for the President and Vice-President will take place around noon on Jan. 20th at the […]

5 Tips to Jump Start Your First Semester of 2017

5 Tips to Jump Start Your First Semester of 2017

Starting college in a new city and a new country can be scary and overwhelming, but you are not alone. Virginia International University is here to help students make the most of their experience and education. We’ve put together this list of 5 quick tips to help you settle in and make the most of […]

The School of Business at Virginia International University Added New Concentrations to the Master of Business Administration Program.

The School of Business at Virginia International University Added New Concentrations to the Master of Business Administration Program.

  The School of Business at Virginia International University Added New Concentrations to the Master of Business Administration Program. Virginia International University is proud to announce that the School of Business added 4 new concentrations to its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. These new concentrations will help students develop their leadership skills and advance […]

International Business Conference 2016

International Business Conference 2016

This year, Virginia International University’s School of Business will host its first annual International Business Conference during October 27-28, at our main campus in Fairfax, Virginia.

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.

Highly Effective Time Management Tips

Highly Effective Time Management Tips

When you’re pursuing your degree, you’ve got plenty to juggle – and, if you’re working as well, then time is even more precious. So, to succeed, it’s crucial that you cultivate excellent time management habits. To help, we’ve gathered practical time management tips for college students from around the web.

Financial Aid Myths

Financial Aid Myths

Students considering federal financial aid to help them pay for college will frequently come across several common myths in their research.  Here are the top seven myths about federal student aid that are not true, as confirmed by the Department of Education.

Virginia International University: Beautiful, historically rich location

Virginia International University: Beautiful, historically rich location

When choosing a university, academic offerings are obviously crucial – and here is what some of our students and faculty have to say about the VIU experience. Interestingly enough, in a Peterson’s article about choosing a university, the next factor listed is its geography. We may be biased, but it’s hard to pick a place […]

Multi-Cultural VIU Experience: Master of Science in International Relations and much more

Multi-Cultural VIU Experience: Master of Science in International Relations and much more

  Virginia International University’s mission is to educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff, while striving to provide academic programs at the graduate, undergraduate, and certificate levels that engender the intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity urgently needed in the global community and with a commitment […]

So You Graduated – What Next?

So You Graduated – What Next?

In the days leading up to graduation, everything is exciting.  After years of hard work and dedication, you are ready to receive your degree and delve into the “real world.”  You are confident that with your newfound knowledge, you will be able to conquer the world (or at least land your dream job). 

Discussing Power Shifts: The annual Conference on Politics, Conflict and Development

Discussing Power Shifts: The annual Conference on Politics, Conflict and Development

On April 15 and 16, Virginia International University’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) and the Center for Democracy and International Affairs (CDIA) will be hosting their annual Conference on Politics, Conflict and Development.

Dr. Suleyman Bahceci and Ms. Christina Koonts scheduled to present at ACICS Annual Conference May 12, 2016

Dr. Suleyman Bahceci and Ms. Christina Koonts scheduled to present at ACICS Annual Conference May 12, 2016

After much consideration, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) has selected Dr. Suleyman Bahceci and Ms. Christina Koonts to present at the 6th Annual ACICS Conference in Ft. Worth, Texas on May 11-13th at The Worthington Renaissance in Sundance Square.

Reimagining International Education: The Annual CLLC

Reimagining International Education: The Annual CLLC

On March 25-26, Virginia International University’s School of Education will host their annual Conference on Language, Learning, & Culture (CLLC). CLLC aims to identify and facilitate dialogue focused on the three correlated areas of language, learning, and culture. While conference themes vary each year, 2016 will be dedicated to reimagining international education and how educators […]