• Global Student Council at UVA

    The Global Student Council (GSC) at The University of Virginia (UVA) aims to forge relationships and create a common platform for all the current international students, in order to identify and resolve the main issues that impact the international community and strengthen their relationship with the University, as well as to facilitate current international student relationships and support the University in building a strong international alumni network.

    The GSC is open for everyone to join, regardless of country of origin. Join and become a global citizen now!


Global Student Council Project Member Application 2015 Spring

Thank you for your interest in Global Student Council! Please submit the application before Feb 1st at 11:59PM! Link to application: For information on the project groups, please look at the document link below.

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Dominik Mutter: Representative from German Embassy

Dominik Mutter, Minister Counselor for Political Affairs at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, is visiting UVA on Friday, March 21st to give a speech on Germany and its role in Europe. The discussion will take place at 3:00pm at the UVA Chapel. It will focus on the current issues with the Euro … Continue reading

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Ambassador’s Forum

Olexander Motsyk: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the USA is visiting UVA on February 19th at 5pm in Newcomb’s Kaleidoscope room to give a speech on Ukraine-US relations and the political revolution. Dominik Muter, Counselor of Political Section Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany is attending UVA on March 21st at 3pm. Anna Louise … Continue reading


Please complete all questions and submit this application by THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19 , BY 11:59PM! Be creative, and have fun!    



  The Global Student Council celebrated its Executive Transition Ceremony on a breezy spring afternoon. The ceremony witnessed a new era of GSC- a transition of leadership. This year the executive committee underwent a few adjustments: In place of Internal Vice President and External Vice President, GSC now have Vice President for Events and Vice … Continue reading


International Desserts Festival

Our biggest event of the year is back! Come out to the International Desserts Festival on THURSDAY, APRIL 18th from 1:30 to 3:30 in the Amphitheater! Do you love desserts? The Global Student Council is presenting the annual International Desserts Festival! 16 different CIOs will be showcasing their local specialty. This is a great opportunity to … Continue reading

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Global Café

Newcomb Gallery, April 10th, 2-4 PM A series of coffee talk sessions for Internationals and Americans to engage in casual discussions about topics of their choice, such as current issues, cultural differences, American customs, etc. Some ISO staff will be present to answer any questions and a Study Abroad Peer Advisor will present on the … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 28th at 8PM in the Newcomb Board Room the GSC will hold a meeting to elect the newPresident, Vice President of Events and Vice President of Services (see Facebook for details). All GSC members are eligible to run and vote in this election.    PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS IS A MANDATORY MEETING!  RSVP to confirming your attendance.   If you … Continue reading

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NEWCOMB GALLERY – MARCH 7th, 2-4 PM The Global Student Council has partnered up with the International Studies Office to bring you a new series of coffee talk sessions for internationals and americans to engage in casual discussions about topics of their choice, such as current issues, cultural differences, American customs, etc. There will be … Continue reading

GSC Endorsements 2013

After interviewing several candidates for both the Honor CLAS Representative position and the StudCo VPO position, the Global Student Council exec team has decided to endorse the following candidates: Conor O’Boyle, Evan Behrle, Josh Myers and Julie Yee for Honor and Jalen Ross for VPO. We feel these candidates will best represent the global community … Continue reading

  • Join GSC today!

    We are more than delighted to have talented and driven students contribute to ensuring the global diversity and energy of the University. For more details, feel free to email the President of the GSC, Jonathan Lim (

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