Thursday, October 22, 2009

University of Virginia: Seeking International Students

Thanks to Yvonne Chua, President of Malaysian Students Association at University of Virginia, Charlottesville (UVA) for the info below.
This would be a good info session for those of you who aspire to study at UVA
The University of Virginia, Charlottesville is a public research university located in Charlottesville, Virginia, founded by Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd President of United States of America. Conceived by 1800 and established in 1819, it is the only university in the United States to be designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, an honor it shares with nearby Monticello. In the U.S. News & World Report 2010 edition, the undergraduate program at U.Va. ranked #2 (tied with UCLA) out of roughly 200 public universities in the United States and #24 overall in a tie with UCLA (including privates). Most notably, UVa's undergraduate business program at the McIntire School of Commerce is ranked number 1  among US undergraduate business schools by Businessweek (see

"Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing, through education, leaders who are well-prepared to help shape the future of the nation."
Thinking of applying to one of the top public universities in the United States?
Then don't miss this unique opportunity to Chat with students from the UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA!
Join us for the Prospective Students Online Chat Session and get a first hand view of what life is like on the historic grounds of Thomas Jefferson's university – a place steep in history and tradition, but with a cutting-edge vision for the future. Whether you are a prospective undergraduate student, graduate student or are just starting your college search, it is truly an exciting time to be an international student at UVA! Or even if you just want to know what studying in the US is like, we are open to answer your questions and clarify your doubts.
Friday November 6th (11am - 1pm EST) (11pm to 1am Malaysian Time)
Sunday November 8th (9am - 12pm EST) (9pm to 12am Malaysian Time)

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