To Boldly Dream at UC Davis: IEPP Student Video

March 15, 2018



           At UC Davis Extension Center for International Education, students strengthen their ambitions and passions in their fields. Like the former IEPP students Abdulrhman Alali and Aziz Aslaif from South Arabia, they started out with an English program in the International English Professional Programs, then decided to continue their education in Davis to pursue Master's degrees, and eventually, completed their Ph.D at UC Davis. 

How Will Spring Be? - 5 Things To Do in Davis

March 15, 2018

Perhaps, spring may be the best time of the year in Davis. The season starts with rains that leave the air cool and wet, and as we near summer, the days will end with the sun setting late and the air being drier! Temperatures range from the 60s to the 80s (16-32°C).


Davis will soon begin to be colored with spring flowers.

            Here are some tips on what to do to enjoy this beautiful season:

      1. Chill in the Arboretum: You can see how gorgeous the first photo is. 
      2. The Whole Earth Festival 


Finals Week Study Session #MotivationMonday

March 12, 2018

Are you frustrated at how easily distracted you can be? Did you finish all your chores other than studying? Do you wish you had someone to quiz you while you study?

Well, have no worries! The International Center is holding a study session in the MPR (Multi-Purpose Room) today March 12th from 3-5 p.m. to create a stress-free, distraction-free environment.

In the meantime here are our top five study tips!!


Halloween at the International Center

November 07, 2017

This past October 27th was our annual Halloween Party at the International Center! Did you have a spooky Halloween? 

Halloween is a widely celebrated day in the United States, and our international students pulled off some amazing costumes. 


Pizza, music, photo booth, and lots of Halloween fun! What a blast. 


At the end of the pumpkin carving contest, our students laid all the pumpkins outside.

What is your favorite way to celebrate Halloween? 

Customize It! - #ProgramHighlight of our Custom Programs

November 07, 2017

Make it your own! Our custom program students bring a special addition to our International English Programs.

We have created program that help future teachers, high education officials, and students from Japan. Their stays range from 2-weeks to 1-year. Fukuoka English for Environment Science, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, and Colombia English for Teachers Program are just a few programs that now call UC Davis their home.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

English for Global Business Takes Field trips

October 04, 2017

The UC Davis Extension English for Global Business program takes students on tons of fun excursions, including two full day on-site visits to regional businesses or industries. In the past, students have toured the Intel museum, stopped for photos ops in Google’s Google Plex and Facebook’s HQ, and toured the Gekkeikan Sake Brewery in Folsom!

Live Your Abroad Life Like A UC Davis Student!

October 04, 2017

Studying here with UC Davis Extension is a great way to get a whole new experience in a completely different environment. On-campus housing is truly one of the best ways to understand what the lives of everyday American students are like. At UC Davis, dorms are directly on campus. This means that you can get to all your classes and favorite on campus spots in less than 10 minutes!

The Coffee House (CoHo)

October 04, 2017

Students enrolled in IEPP’s English for Science and Technology programs get a first-hand look at how some of the most popular spots to dine at on campus run! The Coffee House (CoHo) is currently a $4M break-even operation staffed by 5 full-time and career employees, a handful of student managers, and over 250 student employees (hiring approximately 80-100 new employees each year).

Veterinary Medicine

October 04, 2017

The IEPP English for Science and Technology (EST) program takes students on awesome, once-in-a-lifetime excursions, like to the School of Veterinary Medicine. UC Davis has the #1 Veterinary School in the world, so checking out the facilities is a pretty cool opportunity!

Robert Mondavi Institute

October 04, 2017

As a student in our EST program, take a tour of the Robert Mondavi Institute. The Institute is home to a winery, a brewery, and food science facilities. Not to mention, the building itself is a LEED Platinum building, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

English for Science and Technology Adventures: Engineering and Fabrication Lab

October 04, 2017

The English for Science and Technology (EST) program also goes on trips to the Engineering and Fabrication Lab here on the UC Davis campus. The Engineering Fabrication Laboratory is a facility within the College of Engineering of UC Davis that provides students opportunities to learn and practice hands-on manufacturing and fabrication techniques in a safe, supervised environment. It also offers instructional support to students, faculty and staff of the College of Engineering as they work on projects for classes, independent study, research, and student design competition club.

English for Science and Technology (EST) Adventures: West Village D-Lab

October 04, 2017

Our English for Science and Technology (EST) program shows students some of the coolest spots at UC Davis! EST students get to check out tons of different labs that we have on campus like the UC Davis D-Lab in West Village. The UC Davis D-Lab works with international partners to find scalable, sustainable solutions for specific energy issues in their host communities. Faculty and graduate students from Engineering, International Agriculture Development, Community Development, Business, and Economics work together in teams in the lab and in the field.