The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) is dedicated to the university's commitment to global engagement and inclusion.

Welcome to the International Students & Scholars Office

The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) provides specialized services, manages regulatory compliance and offers support to the university’s international students and scholars from their pre-arrival stages throughout the entire post-completion phases of their academic and research programs.

Meet Our Students

Ramsha Farooq stands in an engineering computer lab at UMass Lowell
Ramsha Farooq '19
Electrical Engineering

Pakistan native Ramsha Farooq ’19 came all the way to UMass Lowell for her master’s degree in electrical engineering. She’s staying in the area after landing a “perfect job” as an electrical engineer at Black & Veatch in Burlington, Mass.

It’s the perfect job that I always wished for. I’m doing exactly the same type of work that I did for my graduate research project at UML.
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