International students

They can put a human face on a cold university and play a key role in a student's success

A student from Peru learns ministry skills in the U.S. that will be useful when she returns to Peru

A former international student is now serving on InterVarsity staff at Bemidji State University
As International students arrive on U.S. campuses, they are immersed in a completely different culture. InterVarsity staff and students are eager to welcome them.

Takako's first glimpse of Jesus came through her hallway friendship with Dee, an InterVarsity international student from a closed country in Central Asia.

In June of 2006, Yumi arrived at Portland State University from Japan to continue her nursing education. Shortly after arriving, she found FOCUS, an international ministry co-sponsored by InterVarsity. She started going to an international Bible study, and by the end of the semester she had become a Christian. But this was not the first time this woman from Japan had heard the gospel. God had been seeking her for years.


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