The International Group of SAS is a great way to meet
others that have similar challenges when moving to
another country, such as finding work, moving your
family, and English as a second language. Please email
our SAS International VP with any questions:
*Please be patient with us, we are working on this page to make it as beneficial and useful as possible. If you have any suggestions please email the VP of Communications Jessica Johnson
International Organizations at McCombs:
International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
Business Association (IGBA)
Brazilian-American Business Group (BABG)
International Organizations at Austin:
The City of Austin International Program
The International Program of the City of Austin is the City's focal point for international business, trade, educational and cultural activities. The International Program office is the first point of contact in the Greater Austin area for international activities of all kinds and the City's primary liaison with Greater Austin's international organization.
International Business Institute
The International Business Institute (IBI) at Austin Community College (ACC) is designed to provide a comprehensive international business education program, incorporating under one umbrella all parts of international education. Our goal is to establish ACC as a primary and premier provider of international business education for area businesses and entrepreneurs. In addition, the Institute serves as a resource for foreign businesses and professional communities, with an emphasis on those based in Latin America.
International Executive Service Corp
The International Executive Service Corps is the world's largest not-for-profit business development organization. IESC has been working since 1964 to increase the competitiveness of small- and medium-sized firms in the developing world and in emerging democracies.
International Hospitality Council of Austin
The International Hospitality Council of Austin (IHCA) is the local contact agency for the U.S. Department of State. Each year hundreds of international program dignitaries come to Austin. IHCA, with the help of its volunteers, works to provide people-to-people contact between current and emerging leaders of other nations and the United States.
WHERE CAN I STUDY ENGLISH?
There are several places where you can learn and improve your English. Even though the UT English as Second Language program is a little expensive, there are some benefits you can get…
1. UT photo ID card
2. Use of UT libraries
3. Use of UT Internet and computer facilities
4. Use of ESL Services computer & language lab
5. Use of UT shuttle buses
6. Student discounts for UT events, among others . . .
There are 4 different main classes that you can take and some elective classes (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, etc). You can also buy the insurance as a student and not as a spouse, and you can buy it for the whole year even if you only take classes one semester.
Other places where you can study English are:
*There are also some free (or almost free) English Classes*