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International students have trouble adjusting to every day American life when entering the University of Oregon. Maggie’s Experience. Could not distinguish between the washer and dryer Had trouble with buttons Laundry detergent Had to refer to her dictionary Felt embarrassed .

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International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

International students have trouble adjusting to every day American life when entering the University of Oregon


Maggie s experience

Maggie’s Experience

  • Could not distinguish between the washer and dryer

  • Had trouble with buttons

  • Laundry detergent

  • Had to refer to her dictionary

  • Felt embarrassed


International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

“Its (ASUO) purpose is to provide for the social, cultural, educational and physical development of its members, and for the advancement of their individual and collective interests both within and without the University”


International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

R

Roadmap

Problem students face

Buddy Program

Implementation


International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

2 out of 3 have difficulty working appliances


International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

49% have difficulty grocery shopping


Current programs

Current Programs

  • ISA Coffee Hour

  • American English Institute

  • International Student Orientation

  • International Affairs


Buddy program

Buddy Program

  • Native student volunteers

  • ISA members

  • Freshmen international students


Details

Details

  • A person international students can look to for help

  • Relatable social resource

  • Provides a connection that is not just for academic purposes

    • Skype

    • Gift Cards

    • Socials


Benefits

Benefits

Learn about different cultures

Great for resume

Make a difference in someone’s life

Build genuine friendships

Have someone to talk with

Ticket raffles


Technical plan

Step 5: Host events for the buddies throughout the year

Technical Plan

Step 4: Reveal buddies after International Student Orientation

Step 3: Choose the new buddies and prepare for International Student Orientation

Step 2: Advertise the new program and recruit the new buddy prospects

Step 1: Meet with the ISA and establish the new job description and requirements for new international buddies


International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

$9,000


International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

Q & A


International students have trouble adjusting to every day american life when entering the university of oregon

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