Tag: “University of Oregon Homestay”
This Russian Student Calls Oregon Her Second Home Thanks to Her FFIS Homestay Family!
The Friendship Foundation for International Students (FFIS) provides short-term homestay programs at the beginning of the fall, winter, and spring terms. Incoming University of Oregon international students stay in a local community member’s home for 3-5 days. They then move to permanent housing in an apartment or dormitory. This is what a Russian student wrote…
What International Students Say About FFIS’ Short-Term Homestay Program
The FFIS Homestay Program matches international students with local community volunteers for a short-term homestay when the student first arrives in Lane County. Volunteers open their hearts and home to young adults far from home, helping them to get oriented and settled. The friendships built during that brief period often last well beyond when the…