The International Council consists of a wide array of diverse clubs celebrating the cultures and nationalities across the globe. Students are given the opportunity to learn about other cultures, lifestyles and traditions, in addition to celebrate these experiences first hand. Through dance, music, food, art, language, and so much more, the International clubs facilitate a welcoming environment for all students. The International Council organizes annual events such as International Fiesta, International Soccer Tournament, and International Iron Chef, which showcases the pride and heritage of the clubs and their traditions.
Afghan SA strives to educate celebrate and contribute to diversity at UB with regards to all multi-ethnic aspects of Afghan culture. We also strive to eradicate misconceptions and clear any and all derogatory stereotypes that Afghan peoples have labeled with. We are dedicated to bringing awareness to Afghan culture through social events mentor-ship fundraising and education.
Foster understanding of Africa and Pan African spirit in the University and surrounding community. Encourage African students to participate in activities. Provide forum for discussion of current issues. Assist new students with orientation and environment.
To promote the cultures, languages and traditions of the peoples of the Balkan Peninsula. This will allow students to develop different perspectives and learn about new cultures and regions around the world. Countries that will be represented will be Serbia, Albania, Romania, Croatia, Macedonia, Greece, Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Bulgaria. It will allow us to build a community for people from this region and allow students to hang out and have fun.
Strengthen and promote Caribbean culture and art in the UB community. Foster pride identity and understanding in the contemporary world. Activities: Caribbean Awareness Week Carifest Fashion Show International Fiesta Culture Show.
Filipino American Student Association. Educate members and community about Filipino American culture. Engage in trips events and personal support. Barrio Fiesta Volunteer events potlucks.
Hong Kong SA seeks to promote the culture of Hong Kong through workshops and events to unite its members in a single identity and to foster relationships within the student body. Although Hong Kong is part of China as of July 1 1997 there are various aspects that differentiate its organization separate from other Asian clubs.
Promote cultural and educational atmosphere at SUNY Buffalo. Promote general welfare of Indian students at UB.
Promote cultural exchange and understanding. Introduce Indonesian intellectual and cultural heritage. Assist new students.
Maintain a spirit of community among the students at UB. Promote Japanese culture and encourage understanding in the community. Meetings held in 330 SU.
KASA strives to cultivate and promote an interest in Korean and Korean-American history culture and many other facets of the Korean-American experience by providing opportunities for University at Buffalo students and other college students to come together on a social and cultural level.
The Latin American Student Association of the State University at Buffalo is a student-run and funded organization. The goals of this organization are as follows:rn• To educate members the university community and the community at large about Latin American culture.rn• To educate about and treat issues that affect our communities.rn• To actively get involved in the community and provide support wherever necessary. rn• To actively work with other organizations both on and off campus to better our communities. rn• To honor celebrate and perpetuate the traditions and customs that have shaped our cultures and identities.rn• To create and maintain a support network for students at the university.rn• To promote academic excellence personal and intellectual growth and leadership development.rn• To create activities and events that promote diversity unity cultural awareness and respect.rn
Promote general welfare of Malaysian students; provide intellectual and cultural development in the college and community. Various activities fundraising.
OAS is about promoting mutual cultural understanding between Arabs and non-Arabs in the UB and Buffalo community by providing educational and entertaining activities in a friendly atmosphere that best serves all.
Arrange/promote Pakistani cultural and social activities. Assist Pakistani students in getting settled in the UB community.
The purpose of this club is to recognize Iran and the traditions and cultures of Iran.
Foster Polish and Polish-American culture and fellowship. Assist students entering the university whenever possible.
To unite Singaporeans and help Singaporean students adjust to the UB life promote cultural exchange and interaction among UB students of different ethnic backgrounds and to promote Singapore as a potential destination.
To promote Turkish culture language art and history through events such as discussions meetings and cultural events. To help already enrolled Turkish students and new coming students incorporate themselves within the UB and SA community. To encourage and stimulate people of all nationalities ethnicities and religions to come together under the common interest of diversity on our campus.
The Vietnamese Student Association aims to preserve and promote Vietnamese cultural and historical awareness at the University at Buffalo, and the surrounding community by providing programs and support for students to establish a common ground for cultural awareness