About Global Engagement
Global Engagement provides leadership and coordination for University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) global initiatives. It includes functional units of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) and Study Abroad. It provides guidance and resources for global institutional partnership and custom international projects.
Global Engagement facilitates the exchange of people, ideas and knowledge to support and promote the internationalization of the teaching, learning and research at UCSC.
In order to fullfill this mission, Global Engagement supports and promotes the following:
Expand UCSC's study abroad opportunities for students and increase faculty and staff engagement in study abroad programs
Cultivate an inclusive and dynamic environment that enriches the international student and scholar experience
Establish, develop and maintain strategic partnerships with leading institutions around the world
Foster an institutional culture that promotes understanding and appreciation of global issues and perspectives across the UCSC campus