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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

  1. How do I contact the OEA?

Answer: Check ‘To Contact’ section of the website.

  1. How do I contact the OIA?

Answer: The International Affairs Officer is in charge of the Office of International Affairs. The International Affairs Officer keeps all the records of the international students and helps them to resolve their problems. To contact the OIA, call directly at 02-55668200; Ext 6029 or email the International Affairs Officer at samina.alam@northsouth.edu. To contact the OIA in person, come directly to the OEA located on level #5, Administrative Building, NSU and ask the Coordination Officer for the International Affairs Officer.

  1. How do I contact the OAA?

Answer: The Alumni Affairs Officer is in charge of the Office of Alumni Affairs. The Alumni Affairs Officer keeps all the records of the alumni and contacts them for various purposes. To contact the OAA, call directly at 02-55668200, Ext 1064 or email the Alumni Affairs Officer at haque.farzana@northsouth.edu. To come in person, come directly to the OEA located on level #5, Administrative Building, NSU and ask the Coordination Officer for the Alumni Affairs Officer.

  1. How do I schedule an appointment with the Director of OEA?

Answer: To make an appointment with the Director, call the Coordination Officer at 02-55668200; Ext 6025 or email the Coordination Officer at tasnia.azmeri@northsouth.edu. State the purpose of the meeting and ask for an appointment with the Coordination Officer. To come in person, go to the OEA located at level #5, Administrative Building, and NSU and ask for the Coordination Officer. Then, the Coordination Officer can provide the information one requires. To contact the Director directly, call 02-55668200; Ext 6030 or send an e-mail to katherine.li@northsouth.edu.

  1. Who guides the international faculty members and students?

Answer: The Office of External Affairs has assigned two officers to assist and guide the international faculty members and students. International faculty members can contact the External Affairs Officer and International students can contact the International Affairs Officer for support.  For more information, check the ‘Office Section’ of External Affairs Officer and OIA.

  1. What is the process for international admission?

Answer: Check the ‘Admission’ section of the webpage.

  1. What is the tuition fee for international students?

Answer: The tuition fee for international students is same as local students. For tuition information, go to http://www.northsouth.edu/tuition-fees.html.

  1. What are the ways for international students to receive a scholarship?

Answer: If international students seek for a scholarship after admission, then like any local student, they have to apply for a scholarship through Financial Aid Office. Financial Aid Office is located on level #3, Administrative Building, NSU. For more information, contact OEA or Financial Aid Office. To contact in person, go to Financial Aid Office, level #3, Administrative Building, NSU or call at 02-55668200; Ext-2183.

  1. What is the process for extending visas?

Answer: For international students, check the ‘Visa’ section of the webpage.

  1. How do I get the visa extension form?

Answer: The visa extension form is available in the OIA. To get this form, come to the OIA and ask for the visa extension form from the International Affairs Officer.

  1. How do I get the exit visa form?

Answer: The exit visa form is available in the OIA. To get this form, come to the OIA and ask for the exit visa form from the International Affairs Officer.

  1. What is a ‘To Whom It May Concern’ certificate?

Answer: It is a recommendation letter, notice, or testimonial addressed to an unknown reader or readers requesting for visa extension or exit visa for a particular person. To ask for a ‘To Whom It May Concern’ certificate, the student has to fill out the application form for ‘To Whom It May Concern’ certificate. This form is available in the OIA.

  1. What is an Acceptance or Job Offer Letter?

Answer: This is a formal written document that confirms the offer of employment. This letter includes details such as the job description, salary, benefits, and the date of employment etc.

  1. How can international job applicants apply for a teaching position?

Answer: When a job circular is posted for a position, the applicants are advised to follow the instructions to apply. The job circular is usually posted on The Chronicle of Higher Education.

15. Does NSU provide accommodation for international students?

Answer: Currently, NSU does not provide accommodation facilities for international students. However, the NSU authority is in the process of creating accommodation or dormitories for international students.

16. Does NSU provide accommodation for international faculty members?

Answer: NSU provides accommodation for international faculty members. According to the contract, the faculty member is provided with accommodation close to NSU. Typically, the international faculty members reside in the North Tower. The External Affairs Officer supports the international faculty member to settle in by providing all the residence-related information.

    17. What are the ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ for international students?

Answer: Check the ‘Safety and Emergency’ section of the website.

18. How do the international faculty members and students get food on the campus?

Answer: NSU has a cafeteria where anyone can get food whenever he/she want during NSU hours. The food is reasonably priced and halal to consume.

19. Where do the international faculty members and students get basic medication?

Answer: They can buy basic medication from any drugstore. For on campus medication, they can go to the NSU Medical Center, located on level #4, Administrative Building, NSU. For severe cases, they can go to the nearest hospital.

20. How can an alumnus/alumna become a registered member with the NSU Alumni Association?

Answer: Check ‘Registering as Alumni’ of the website.

21. Does NSU have a student-exchange program?

Answer: Currently, NSU does not have any student exchange program. However, the OEA is in the process of developing it.