The applications for the 20th edition of the USP iFriends Program, which will take place in the 1st semester of 2024, will be available from November 20, 2023, to March 22, 2024.
USP iFriends is a program that fosters integration between undergraduate and postgraduate students at USP and international students, making it an excellent option for those who wish to start the academic semester by learning about other cultures and practicing languages.
How to apply?
- USP Friend (who will host an international student) should register through the Jupiter System for undergraduate students and the Janus System for postgraduate students, both within the USP iFriends section.
- International Student (who will be hosted by a USP Friend) should register in the public area of the Mundus System under USP iFriends.
By filling out a brief profile, USP Friends gain access to a list of international students participating in the program. You can select up to three international student profiles and add them as friends. After the selection, an automated email is sent to the international student with the information of their new USP friend, and the contact information of the international student is made available to the USP friend, who can then start a conversation.
For international students, after completing a brief profile, their information will be available for selection by a participating USP friend. After selecting a profile, an automated email is sent to the international student with the information of their new USP friend, and the new friend gains access to the contact information of the international student to initiate a conversation.