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Andrea Popa (center), director of the Office of International Student Affairs, with international students in 2019.

International students face limited prospects after graduation

By Gabriel Borges, Staff Writer
September 30, 2021

Most recent Emerson graduates have their job prospects at the front of their minds, but for international students, the question of what to do with their lives after getting off the commencement stage...

The Office of International Student Affairs.

Proposed federal rule would limit international students’ time in U.S.

By Charlie McKenna and Alec Klusza
October 6, 2020

A newly proposed U.S. Department of Homeland Security rule could limit the ability of international students to stay in the U.S. for more than four years during their planned course of study.  Proposed...

Emersons downtown Boston campus.

International students given option to learn online, attend partner university, or return to campus

By Charlie McKenna
July 4, 2020

Emerson will offer international students the option of taking fall courses online or at a partner university in one of five countries, according to an email sent to international students Wednesday and...

Director of International Student Affairs Andrea Popa (pictured) said the class of 2023 represents over 27 foreign countries, with the top countries of origin, including China, Vietnam, India, South Korea, and Thailand. Beacon Archive

Emerson’s international student population continues to grow

By Laurel Booth
October 9, 2019

College officials released preliminary admission numbers showing a 12 percent increase in first-year international students admitted to the college this fall—building on a 57 percent increase from last...

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