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Upcoming Events: Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS)

Students sitting at round tables in discussion

January 17, 2020

The Center for Global Studies is proud to co-sponsor a number of upcoming, noteworthy events on the University of Washington’s campus and in the Seattle area.

FIUTS is a nonprofit organization based on the campus of the University of Washington and is focused on promoting international understanding and community. FIUTS envisions a global community, tied to the Pacific Northwest, in which people are connected through friendship, mutual respect, and a commitment to international understanding. Click here to learn more about FIUTS.

Professional Networking Reception

Tuesday, January 28, 2020; 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PST

Seattle Public Library – Central Library: Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room; 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

A casual networking event for SUSI participants to connect with local professionals (and practice their networking skills!)

For more information and to register, click here


FIUTS CulturalFest International Expo

Thursday, February 6, 2020; 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM PST

HUB Ballrooms; University of Washington

SUSI participants along with other UW international students and community groups will host about 40 country and culture booths to share their cultural heritage with our campus and community. Free, no registration required.

This event is free and open to the public. You can find more information here:


FIUTS CulturalFest Performance Showcase

Saturday, February 8, 2020; 5:30 PM; Performances begin at 7:00 PM

Meany Hall; University of Washington

The FIUTS CulturalFest Performance Showcase brings the best University of Washington artists, musicians, singers, dancers, and choreographers from around the world together onto the Meany Theater stage to celebrate the diversity and talent of the international community in our region.

Click here for tickets and more information