Check out Haruka Hasegawa, our newest spotlight for “Humans of VISAS”!!!
Come carve pumpkins and celebrate Halloween with fun fall activities this Thursday at Nau!
We are excited to share the UVA Today article featuring VISAS! Thank you all for participating in VISAS and making a positive impact at UVA!
We would like to thank our volunteers for a productive orientation and hope that everyone enjoyed their time at the International Mixer yesterday. All VISAS programs launch this coming Monday, September 18th!
VISAS Café will meet for the first time on Wednesday, September 20th in Nau 141. Stop by any time between 5 and 6 PM to enjoy an international snack and some casual conversation. Our intern, Frank, will be leading a discussion on a new topic each week. Our Café is a fun and easy way to meet new people and talk about everything from current events to funny jokes and stories. Feel free to come for any part of the hour that you can. We hope to see you soon and wish everyone a successful start to their fall with VISAS.
Since 1999, VISAS has been committed to providing a space where UVA students, staff, and scholars of all nations, ethnicities, races, and religions come together for rich, face-to-face conversations and language learning. Beyond tolerance, VISAS volunteers understand that our multicultural, international community makes us stronger and better. Please join us as we learn, laugh, and work together.
UVA students interested in volunteering with VISAS for the first time, please apply here:
- NEW VOLUNTEER APPLICATION, due by Tuesday, September 5th, 2017.
UVA students interested in returning as a volunteer with VISAS, please apply here:
- RETURNING VOLUNTEER APPLICATION, due by Friday, September 1st, 2017.
International Participant Registration:
UVA International Participants interested in registering for a Language Consultant (LC), please register here:
- INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION, due by Friday, September 1st, 2017.
Semester Wrap-Ups at O’Hill and Newcomb
Congratulations to our Workplace learners and volunteers, who finished their programs at O’Hill and Newcomb last week! We are proud of each and every one of you for a semester full of perseverance and success. We look forward to seeing our learners continue to grow and achieve their goals next fall. Thank you also to our volunteers and interns for your hard work, it is deeply appreciated. We love seeing our Workplace programs come together each week to share, learn, and bond.
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2:00 PM in Garden V Lower
Join VISAS to celebrate the end of the year at our annual Garden Party! Volunteers, interns, and international participants will come together to enjoy light refreshments and conversation in Garden V Lower. The garden is located on the west side of the lawn, closest to Newcomb Hall. We will have plenty of signs posted to help you find your way!
We hope you are able to join us for one of our favorite events. Please fill out the form you received via email to let us know if you will be attending. This form will also allow you to thank your VISAS partners for their work this semester. Hope to see you soon!