Just a reminder that there will be NO VISAS PROGRAMMING on the following dates:
- Sat. 10/6
- Sun. 10/7
- Mon. 10/8
- Tues. 10/9
All programs will resume on Wed. 10/10.
Have a relaxing Fall Break!
A BIG thank you to all of our volunteers for a productive Orientation. We all enjoyed coming together for our Fall 2018 VISAS International Mixer!
Looking ahead: VISAS Cafe begins this Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 5-6pm in Nau 342. All VISAS international participants and volunteers are invited to join us for an hour of delicious snacks and engaging English conversation every Wednesday thru Dec. 5th (excluding Thanksgiving week).
Have a fabulous first week of VISAS programming!
The application window for Fall 2018 volunteers and international participants is now closed. Thank you for your thoughtful work! We look forward to reading your applications over the next few days. VISAS will send out offer letters on Friday, 9/14.
Please mark your calendars for the following two VISAS events coming up next week!
- 9/18 New Volunteer Orientation from 7:30-9pm in Monroe 130 (for volunteers only)
- 9/20 International Mixer from 5-6pm in Minor Hall lobby (for volunteers and international participants)
As a reminder, all VISAS programming begins the week of Monday, 9/24.
VISAS Cafe begins Wednesday, 9/26.
All of us at VISAS are excited to welcome you back for fall semester 2018!
DUE 9/7/18: If you are an International Participant and would like to register for the VISAS Language Consultant Program (LC), please register HERE
DUE 9/11/18: If you are interested in becoming a New VISAS Volunteer, please apply HERE
DUE 9/5/18: If you are a Returning VISAS Volunteer and would like to continue as a VISAS Volunteer, please register HERE
We will contact you in the upcoming weeks once you have registered and applied.
All VISAS Programs launch the week of September 24th.
Thank you for joining VISAS for another great semester of language and cultural exchanges.
Thank you for making VISAS such a welcoming experience at UVA! We have had another wonderful year of cultural exchanges and language learning thanks to all of you! We will be in contact again in late August to invite you to continue with VISAS programming in fall 2018! Happy Summer!
Join VISAS to celebrate the end of the year at our annual Garden Party on Wednesday, May 2, from 2-3pm in Lower Garden V! Volunteers, interns, and international participants will come together to enjoy light refreshments and conversation. The garden is located on the west side of the lawn, closest to Newcomb Hall.
We hope you are able to join us for one of our favorite events. Whether you can attend or not, please fill out the form you received via email. This form will allow you to thank your VISAS partners for their work this semester.
VISAS is making a short film that portrays the dynamic voices of our volunteers and international participants. We would appreciate it if you could provide us with your thoughts and memories working with our program and with your partners.
We reserved the One-Button Studio in New Cabell Hall 277 on Thursday, April 19 from 2-5 pm and would love it if you can stop by and share your story with us! You can come by yourself or with your partners.