- 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.

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 30, 2016

A Short Analysis of the ISIS Attack against Istanbul Airport

A Short Analysis of the ISIS Attack against Istanbul Airport

Photo source: http://images.christianpost.com/full/98119/istanbul-ataturk-airport.jpg The well-coordinated terror attack against Istanbul Ataturk Airport, once again, has dragged the international community’s attention to the ISIS terror. The nature of ISIS attacks in Turkey can be analyzed in two major ways: the targets of ISIS and why Turkey fails to prevent such attacks.

- 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.

- June 9, 2016

How to overcome test anxiety

How to overcome test anxiety

Test anxiety is a common and a devastating problem which most of the test takers face in life. Even after good preparation most of the test takers fail to secure a good score. Anxiety can occur either before the exam or during the exam and this can lead to unexpected results in the final exam. […]

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How to overcome test anxiety

How to overcome test anxiety

Test anxiety is a common and a devastating problem which most of the test takers face in life. Even after good preparation most of the test takers fail to secure a good score. Anxiety can occur either before the exam or during the exam and this can lead to unexpected results in the final exam. […]

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 […]

- May 17, 2016

VIU School of Test Preparation

VIU School of Test Preparation

VIU School of Test Preparation welcomes you all to this informative blog about cracking the best score in various Standardized tests. This blog guides you through your test preparation and gives you tips and tricks to attain the highest score in these tests. We would be posting articles related to various tests like IELTS, TOEFL, […]

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First blog post

First blog post

This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it.

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SPIA’s First fully online alumni: Ms. Theresa Taylor

SPIA’s First fully online alumni: Ms. Theresa Taylor

Difficult Roads Often Leads to Beautiful Destinations “Heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companion slept, were toiling upward in the night”. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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Congratulations Spring 2016 SPIA Graduates!

Congratulations Spring 2016 SPIA Graduates!

VIU’s commencement ceremony was held on May 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts Building. Our commencement speaker was John Hughes from Bloomberg News. Below is a brief bio about Mr. Hughes: John Hughes, Bloomberg News John Hughes is a 28-year journalist and 2015 National Press Club president. Since […]

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.

- April 8, 2016

SALT Richmond Legislative Wrap-Up, Social Issues Forum – April 3, 2016

SALT Richmond Legislative Wrap-Up, Social Issues Forum – April 3, 2016

On Sunday, April 3th Social Action Linking together (S.A.L.T.) and the School of Public and International Affair at Virginia International University hosted the Richmond Legislative Wrap-Up “Social Justice Forum”. The forum was very informative and spirited. Twelve VA Delegates and two Senators attended and shared their experience with the past legislative session and their efforts […]

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.