English as a second language

#FridayFunFact Spring Event #3: IEPP Picnic in the Park on April 18th

April 16, 2018

IEPP Students: come join our picnic at the Davis Central Park on April 18th, from 4:15pm-8pm! During this time, the famous Davis Farmer’s Market will have food trucks, local farmer produces, music and performances. Before the midterm season hits, make sure you come to enjoy the relaxing and warm spring evening with your friends.

IEP Graduation Speech: Takahito Matsunaga from Japan

April 10, 2018

On March 16th, Takahito Matsunaga, one of our Intensive English Program students winter quarter from Ritsumeikan University, gave an impactful speech at the graduation ceremony that recaps the valuable friendships and connections that UC Davis students and Takahito created. 

Spring Event #2: Davis Cherry Blossom Festival April 7th – 8th

April 03, 2018

Have you ever seen rosy, delicate sakura cherry blossom petals blowing through breezy spring winds? 

On upcoming Saturday and Sunday April 7th-8th, to commemorate the Japanese Cherry Blossom festival, you can enjoy the Davis Cherry Blossom festival consisting of Taiko drums, dances, music performances, drinks, food, and great company. The event is open to public, free entry, and perfect to mark the spring time!

Welcome to Spring Quarter 2018!

April 03, 2018

On April 2nd, 2018, UC Davis Extension – Center for International Education commences its spring quarter, with a noticeably warmer weather in town.

Take time to reflect: what else has renewed other than the school grades? Spring in many cultures symbolize a new beginning – encourage yourself to refresh and learn, like the little tree buds embracing new individual growth. Some IEPP students may join us for another quarter, while others are new to the IEP classes at the International Center.

Get to Know Our SABIC Students!

February 02, 2018

Our Saudi Arabian Students come from SABIC, one of the world’s largest petrochemical manufacturers. It is a public Saudi Arabian company that has operations in over 50 countries in the world. Our students came to UC Davis International Center as a Custom Program to learn English in Science and Technology fields. This quarter, they enjoyed learning professional English in a collaborative environment, as well as a field trip to Lake Tahoe!

Here are some photos of their lives at UC Davis!