Texas Tech Global Guides
Who are the Global Guides?
Global Guides are current TTU students who volunteer their time to mentor incoming international students.
All new international students will be assigned to a global guide who will help you as you adjust to life at Texas Tech and in Lubbock. Because they have already experienced the ups and downs of living and studying abroad, they are a great first hand resource to students. Global Guides act as peer mentors who volunteer Thier time to communicate with you and help you ease into life in a new country. Global Guides are available to chat with you at any time, and you are encouraged to reach out to them if you have a question about life on campus.
You will be paired up with a Global Guide before the start of semester. Assignments are random, and you may not necessarily have a global guide from your country.
If you would like to read advice from our current global guides, visit their advice page.
Meet the new team for the Academic year 22-23!
How to Become a Global Guide
The International Global Guides program connects current Texas Tech University Students with prospective students to promote, share, and support their efforts to attend the university. Global Guides will also provide assistance with student life and retention activities through the Office of International Student Life.
What the Role Looks Like:
The following are expected from all Global Guides.
Benefits of the Global Guide Program
Returning Global Guides
Applications for Global Guides Fall 22- Spring 23
Before completing application please Note:
April 12 - Application Form Due (reference letter can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted in the form on the 12th, if preferred)
April 15th - Final day to submit reference letter. Reference Letters can be sent separately and by the recommender.
If submitting reference letter separately: In the upload section of the application form, share the name and email of who will be sending your reference. Send to email@example.com
Please send us a current reference letter and NOT one from your high school.
Take your time: Think about your answers and complete them thoughtfully.