About 140 new international students are expected to arrive at WKU by August 21st. University officials say a number of activities have been planned to help those students undergo an effective orientation plan, to help them adjust to campus life in the U.S.
WKU says about 650 international students are enrolled for the fall semester this year. Students come from a wide variety of countries, ranging from Brazil and Burma to Pakistan, China, and India. The orientation program offered to the students covers topics such as course registration, opening a bank account, using public transportation, cultural adjustment, and academic resources.
More information on the program can be obtained from the Office of International Student and Scholar Services at WKU.