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.

- September 12, 2016

WRMC Folklore, Rumors, and Myths Part I: Scheduling an Appointment

WRMC Folklore, Rumors, and Myths Part I: Scheduling an Appointment

Scheduling an Appointment I love walking around campus for many reasons: I can watch teachers and students interact, visit the many resources we have on campus, and hear what students and faculty say about–well–anything and everything! One of the things that especially delights my earlobes is when I hear rumors and myths about the WRMC. […]

- September 1, 2016

Presidents BBQ Event

Presidents BBQ Event

Come and join us for the President’s BBQ! We will be enjoying good food, live music, dance performances, and games.

- 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.

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.

- June 21, 2016

4th of July Parade

4th of July Parade

If you are looking for an exciting and historic way to celebrate Independence Day this year, look no further: the City of Fairfax will be presenting their 50th Independence Day Parade on Monday, July 4th, 2016 from 10 am- 12 pm.

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). 

- April 25, 2016

Virginia International University to Host Dinner for International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) Participants

Virginia International University to Host Dinner for International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) Participants

   On Monday, April 25, and Wednesday, April 27, from 6 PM – 8 PM, Virginia International University will be hosting a dinner for the participants of the International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC). In addition to dinner, the event will include a multitude of activities. Attendees can expect a photobooth, opportunities to network, […]

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.

- March 23, 2016

Things to do in DC: 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival, Mar. 20 – Apr. 17

Things to do in DC: 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival, Mar. 20 – Apr. 17

  Are you looking for something to do this weekend?  Look no further!  Washington, DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival, which marks the anniversary of Japan’s gift of 3,000 cherry trees to the US in 1912, runs from March 20 through April 17, 2016. 

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 […]

- November 23, 2015

You Shop. Amazon Gives to VIU.

You Shop. Amazon Gives to VIU.

Cyber Monday became a popular custom in the US when retailers began offering their best deals of the year online on the Monday after Thanksgiving weekend. Cyber Monday’s biggest difference from the traditional Black Friday shopping day is that online shoppers don’t have to wait in lines outside of a store and literally fight others to […]

VIU Alumni Return with Advice for Current Students

VIU Alumni Return with Advice for Current Students

VIU’s former students returned to campus this fall to share their experiences and talk about their career paths with current students at a panel discussion organized by the VIU Alumni Association to foster connections and exchange of information between alumni and current students.

Dr. Jaime Lester to Address “Civility in Higher Education” at VFF Event

Dr. Jaime Lester to Address “Civility in Higher Education” at VFF Event

Virginia International University’s School of Education welcomes all to attend the October session of the Fall 2015 Voices from the Field (VFF) speaker series. This month’s guest speaker, Dr. Jaime Lester, an associate professor at George Mason University, will deliver a presentation titled “Fostering Civility in Higher Education.”