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International Graduate Student Programming Board

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About half of the graduate students in the School of Engineering (SoE) are international, hailing from more than 80 countries. The variety and diversity they bring are incredible, and so are the students themselves. They never cease to embrace challenges and commit to achieving their goals, even when faced with daunting difficulties in many aspects of their life due to COVID.

The mission of the International Graduate Student Programming Board (IGSPB) is to create a more cohesive and supportive community for international graduate students that promotes their belonging, wellness, development, and enrichment.

We represent and serve international graduate students in the SoE. Through a variety of social, educational, and cultural events, we strive to empower the international graduate student body to make the most of their collegiate experience. All students, whether inside or outside the SoE, or whether international or not, are always welcome to join our events!

Getting Involved

  1. To stay up to date with upcoming events, please join our mailing list here.
  2. Do you have an idea for an event and need funds/assistance organizing it? We would gladly help! Please fill out our 5-minute proposal form.

Past Events

Harvest Celebration 2022

22 November 2022, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Huang Amphitheater

Gather Around and Give Thanks Together with Delicious Lunch, Fun Activities, Games, FIFA Watch Party and so much more...

 Event Page 

 Harvest Celebration 2022 Flyer     

Spring BBQ & Fun

2 June 2022, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Lake Lagunita BBQ Pit

With the end-of-quarter nerves settling in, come for a BBQ party and other fun activities to commemorate a year of hard work!

  Spring BBQ & Fun Flyer     

Harvest Celebration 2021

23 November 2021, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. 
Huang Amphitheater

Please Join Us for the SoE Harvest Celebration
through International Lenses

  Harvest Celebration 2021 Flyer     

Happy Hour with SoE Faculty

Spring 2022
Coupa Cafe - Y2E2

Come and chat with faculty members in a relaxed setting on various topics including research, academia, life, etc.

  Happy Hour with SoE Faculty Flyer