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International Buddies

International Buddies

International Student Center
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506


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International Buddies - Friendship Without Borders - Together We Are Promoting Intercultural Learning

Not on Orgsync yet? Join the International Buddies group!

The International Buddies Program pairs local K-State students, staff, and community members with international students, scholars and family members. Once paired, Buddies meet regularly to learn about each others' cultures, customs, and explore Manhattan & K-State.
Domestic students/local community members SIGN UP HERE
International students SIGN UP HERE
 All students are welcome to attend International Buddies events, even if you do not sign up for a buddy.   
The International Buddies Program is a one semester commitment during which you are asked to meet with your buddies one hour a week, twice a month. or as often as you and your buddies prefer.
Benefits Things to do
  • Meet a new friend in Manhattan
  • Attend International Buddies events
  • Learn about your Buddy's country, culture and language
  • Go for coffee
  • Improve your language skills
  • Work out or exercise
  • Add a cross-cultural component to your K-State experience
  • Go to sporting events
  • Build your resume
  • Study
  • Explore Manhattan!
(Even the locals haven't seen it all)
  • Try local restaurants




Upcoming Events

in March

International Buddies Social at 6pm on Wednesday March 6th in ISC.  Come to play some fun games and have free pizza and pop.

I-Buddies Movie Night at 7pm on Friday March 29th in Wilcat Chamber, 1st floor, Student Union. Free snacks and pop will be provided.

Join the I-Buddies Leadership Team by submitting your 2019-2010 I-Buddies Officer Application online HERE starting on Monday March 25th.

In April

I-Buddies Bingo Nightat 6pm on Friday April 16. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Tickets will be needed to attend.