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International Festival

USF recognizes the rich diversity of its student population with the Ninth Annual "International Festival," a celebration of over forty foreign countries that students hail from. University Beat takes you to this year's festivities, which also mark the 30th anniversary of USF's English Language Institute.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

Ariadne Miranda of the USF English Language Institute explains that while foreign students in the ELI are treated in some ways like USF students, their classes are NOT for USF credit. However, the Institute offers a "Conditional Admission Program" where foreign students who are lacking in English skills but are otherwise qualified can work towards admission to USF.

A martial art performance by a group of Korean students.


A traditional dance performance by a student from Thailand.

For more information

USF's English Language Institute (ELI)
E-mail: contact@eli.usf.edu or 813-974-3433



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