International Clubs

These clubs allow groups of students who share common interests to carry out activities as organized bodies for educational or recreational purposes.

List of International Clubs Officers (Updated 10/31/2017)

List of International Clubs

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Chinese Student and Scholars Association

 

Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) is the second largest international community at UB. Its mission is to represent the interests of all members and to provide various services to all members. CSSA sponsors a number of activities each year, and develops friendly relationship with other organizations. CSSA also conveys solicitude from the homeland to all members with the support of Consulate-General of People’s Republic of China in New York. CSSA membership is open to all students at UB. CSSA
French Connection

Not yet recognized for 2017-2018

 

The purpose of French Connection lies in a strong desire to involve people with the discovery of French culture by providing opportunities for native French speakers to mingle with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds who are interested in French and Francophone cultural life. Past and planned activities include weekly French conversation tables, crepes tastings, French movie nights, and more! For more information e-mail Oliver Le Blond. French Connection
Hellenic Club

Not yet recognized for 2017-2018

The Hellenic Graduate Student Association (HGSA) aims to unite the Greek UB students as well as every other student or member of the greater Buffalo, NY community that is interested in Hellenic culture, tradition, history and education. The club has been active for more than a decade and throughout these years, it has played a major role in familiarizing new-coming Greek students with the university and helping them through their first steps. Among the club’s activities are regular picnics which provide our guests with an opportunity for getting acquainted with the Mediterranean cuisine. Moreover, throughout the year, we never miss a chance to organize various events and parties, having fun, socializing, and meeting with people from all over the world!
Indian

 

Graduate Indian Student Association (GISA) is a club that aims to bring together Indian students and share our proud values with everyone. Every year, we help new students by coordinating with volunteering seniors to provide temporary accommodations and make their stay in a new place peaceful. Indian Yahoo Group Page
Taiwanese Club Taiwanese Graduate Student Association (TWGSA) aims to bring all the Taiwanese students together here at UB. Our association helps the freshmen to settle down and to lead them to get involved in school business. People who are interested in Taiwanese culture are also welcome to join the association. There are several annual activities which include a Welcome Party, Welcome BBQ and Chinese New Year Banquet. Taiwanese
Thai International The Thai International club’s primary goal is to promote the Thai culture among the students at UB- undergraduate and graduate alike. Our activities have ranged from Thai Food Festival to Thai Movie Night. Participants will get unique opportunities to learn more about the food, language, and life in Thailand via our general meetings and upcoming events. Moreover, our club is committed to helping new international students and visiting scholars transition to the new academic and social environment in the US.
Turkish

Not yet recognized for 2017-2018

Turkish GSA aims to create a network and information channel among students and faculty who have an interest in Turkey or Turkish culture. For this purpose, Turkish GSA organizes various activities such as Turkish language classes, movie screenings, lectures, dinners, picnics, and fundraising activities. Another aim is to help incoming Turkish students in their adjustment to life at UB and in Buffalo. Turkish Turkish
Iranian We would like to represent and promote Iranian culture. It is our main intention to establish and maintain a good relationship between Iranian students, the people of our local community, and our friends from all other countries, regardless of race, religion or political issues. Our club is intended to provide a more realistic image of our country for other students in order to diminish the wrong impressions and create stronger mutual respect. It will be a great success for us to share our love. This mission will be done through gathering hundreds of students and non-student community members over Iranian national ceremonies and other cultural events intended to familiarize students with our culture, food, etc. We have, also, planned to provide useful information for the graduate students (current and newcomers) of Iranian nationality.
Saudi The Saudi Students Association (SSA) at UB aims to represent the Saudi community at UB and connect with other students from all UB communities. It is our mission to introduce the Saudi rich culture, history, and heritage through different social and cultural events. Specifically, the club observes important dates such as Eid Al-fitr, Eid Al-adha, and Saudi National Day. It also participates in UB’s events and activities. Most importantly, it provides academic and social service to the Saudi community in particular, and UB community in general.

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