UKIC helps students build a dynamic UK experience through several social, cultural and educational opportunities:
Learn how you can help newly arrived international students adjust to UK and Lexington. Share what you have learned with another student while giving back to your community.
International Student Ambassadors
Develop your communication skills by becoming a role model to other international students. Be a mentor for ISSS and gain experience in an office setting by planning events and attending professional development workshops conducted by UK Training and Development.
Cultural Coffee Hour
Enjoy snacks and beverages while meeting other international students. Discover other multicultural experiences at UK!
International Hospitality Program (IHP)
IHP promotes cross-cultural learning between American and international students, provide international students with a culturally rich experience outside the classroom, and offer local residents the opportunity to make international friends.
International Student Organizations
Get involved with and join the International Student Council (ISC) and promote the international students experience at UK.
Cross Cultural Workshop
Connect with other international students and U.S. students.
Cultural Diversity Festival
Experience what makes the University of Kentucky so diverse by meeting students, staff, and faculty during a festival to promote cultural awareness.
International Buddy Program
Become a buddy to a U.S. or other international student based on common interests and learn more about the United States.
Join the UKIC Student Listserv and receive email updates about events on campus.
Improve your English
Study English on UK’s campus and in the Lexington community by taking ESL classes.