Student Life

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Language And Cultural Exchange program (LACE)

Students who participate in this program are matched up with an SJSU student who wants to learn about another language and culture. Learn more


Field Trips

Go on day-long field trips to nearby destinations:

  • Enjoy shopping and sightseeing in San Francisco
  • Go to the beach and play on the Boardwalk in Santa Cruz
  • Go hiking in the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains
  • Visit world famous universities such as Stanford and U.C. Berkeley


Student Parties

International Gateways hosts gatherings for students at different times throughout the school year. Come and celebrate:

  • Valentine’s Day
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Halloween
  • Winter Holidays
  • The end of the semester



Play soccer or volleyball with your International Gateways classmates, or just hang out with friends and watch the game!


Conversation Club

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a casual, comfortable, and friendly environment.


The University Experience

As an International Gateways student, you can have an authentic "taste" of U.S. university life by participating in one of the many on campus activities and organizations.


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