Global Student Network

Join a New Global Student Organization


Mission Statement

The Global Student Network (GSN) is a student organization dedicated to:

  • Facilitating global friendship and cross-cultural interaction
  • Providing a support network for international and domestic students
  • Promoting study abroad and international experiences

What We Expect

  • Students gain awareness of cultural diversity on our campus
  • Promote intercultural communication in the SJSU campus community
  • Welcome international and domestic students and encourage interactions among students
  • Share and promote Study Abroad experiences

Who We Serve?

GSN is an affiliation of San José State University’s Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

It is run by and supports the student population that ISSS serves, including:

  • International students attending SJSU to earn Undergraduate and Graduate degrees
  • One semester and one year exchange students attending SJSU
  • Students interested in studying abroad for a semester, a year, or short-term
  • SJSU Study Abroad alumni
  • Any interested SJSU student who would like to get to know fellow students, who have an interest in learning about each other, gaining intercultural awareness, and being part of our global community.


To become a GSN member you must be a currently enrolled full-time student at San José State University in one of the following programs:

  • Any SJSU student
  • J-1 visa exchange student participating in a Study Abroad program
  • International student attending SJSU to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • International Gateways
  • SJSU alumni


For more information, like the Global Student Network on Facebook!