University Int'l Student Union

SJTU’s International Student Union was founded in 2009, and has been with us for eight whole years. Currently it has 6 departments within the union: Media Dept, Volunteer Dept, Secretary Dept, Sports Dept and Academic Dept. Each of these 6 department cooperate and work hard to make all the events organized by the ISU possible and to support the International students in their college life and studies.
Mainly we provide problem solving services for foreign students and host all kind of events as our traditional events, such as, Ice breaking, Halloween and Christmas Party, Stay Love charity fund raising, Photo competitions, Mini Expo, etc. ISU’s goal is to provide a more convenient and fulfilling after-class environment, for all foreign students to have an easier platform while you shine yourselves in the school, can know more friends too.

This year ISU changed Foreign Dept. to Sport Dept. and Academic Dept. to provide more comprehensive and faster service for all international students.
ISU will make serve and support the international students as their core meaning, so that they can feel the warmth of home and fine a safe haven in times of difficulties.


ISU Presidents and Ministers


First year being in SJTU, you will have to adapt, explore, and grow, ISU is a place to help you with all these process. Achieving a goal with cooperation, will make you think about lots of things you didn't have before, you will grow by challenging and presenting yourself. More importantly,you will have many new friends.

Vice-president:Yin Lee Yan(Myanmar)
Welcome to SJTU. Our ISU mainly aims to help all international students to find a sense of belonging here, with activities that will enrich your lifestyle at SJTU. ISU is your home, we need you.

Vice-president: Yap Zhen(Malaysia)
ISU, a community brimming with love and happiness. International students from different countries gather, and grow up side by side here. We grasp hold of every opportunity we get, and strive for bigger breakthrough in ourselves. ISU, a starting point in SJTU, and a turning point for you.

As you embark on a new chapter in your life, I warmly welcome you all to SJTU. Over the next few years, you will learn an incredible amount. SJTU is a place full of opportunities; there is a wide range of programs available that will not only enrich your life as a student, but also provide you with valuable life experiences. Activities with the International Students’ Union will cultivate and further enhance your experience here, do come forward and participate in the activities organized for you. Seize the opportunities SJTU provides you with. I guarantee you that your years here will fly by and the amount of change and growth you see in yourselves will be astonishing. I wish you the very best in this new beginning and hope you have a fantastic journey ahead.

  1.  Media Dept. Minister:Ei Phyu Hnin(Myanmar)

Our Media Department is mainly responsible for the pre promotional activities of all activities of ISU, including the management of students’ WeChat platform and the posters and ticket making activities. In recent years, the Department also opened and is responsible for ICU (person interview) and national cultural exhibition push work, last year, the Department held the first photo contest.


2. Volunteer Dept. Minister:Lai Yi Zhao(Malaysia)
Standing as one of SJTU International Student Union's six departments-- Volunteer Department, we are dedicated to reach out and provide a helping hand to those in need. Love and passion not only fuels our determination in the path of helping others, but to spread this spirit to people around us too, creating a more harmonious atmosphere for all. We have carried out countless voluntary activities, and we will continue to do so. As the saying goes, a simple act of caring creates endless ripples, the very core spirit of Volunteer Department will never cease to burn, but passed down and continue to light up the remaining journey for everyone.

3. Secretary Dept. Minister:Sei Masae(Japan)
As the central department of the International Students Union, the secretary department is responsible for the communication and coordination of the foreign affairs, which plays an important role in the construction of the internal culture of the international students union. Meanwhile, it lays the foundation for the normal development of the activities. And it is the indispensable core of the international students union. The secretary department works in depth and meticulous, the overall construction of the department is positive.

4. Art Dept. Minister:Chin Tian(Malaysia)
As one of the indispensable departments of the International Students' Union, the Art Department helps the international students more able to integrate themselves into the local culture and have wonderful campus life.
We will oversee the organization and planning of various types of activities for international students, including ice-breaking, Christmas party, Halloween party and Mini Expo. Therefore, in every festive season, we will also invite the other student organizations together to organize various activities such as the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival and Dragon Boat Festival.

5. Academic Dept. Minister:Junayed(Bangladesh)
Academic Department has been newly opened in ISU to ensure all the international students can enjoy the rich academic facilities of SJTU. Moreover, connecting graduate and undergraduate students by helping them to access the information related to research and career development. Academic department arranges a variety of activities to develop the professional skills of the students. Welcome to join us.

6. Sport Dept.
The Department of sports is a completely new Department, mainly responsible for the students of all sports events recruitment, team up, competition, will also be responsible for the establishment of Sports Associations, and also the creation of international student competitions. There will be two to three academic competitions per year, there are "freshmen Cup" and "体总杯”. The foreign student basketball team has always been the highlight of the foreign students' sports events, we won many time of "Freshmen cup" champion and "体总杯" second. If you love sports, love management; if you are more outgoing, or simply edit a short passage, Don't hesitate to join us.





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