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Buckeye World Language Day

Language learning provides students with the intercultural skills that are transferable to living and working in a globalized world. The process of learning a new language teaches you how to communicate with, work with, and understand people from backgrounds different from your own. In fact, intercultural competence is rated among the top skills needed for working in the future. Hear it from OSU students here!

Buckeye World Language Day offers high school juniors who are starting to think of where they'd like to go to college an opportunity to have a first glance at language courses offered to Ohio State students. Parents and students will learn about the transferable skills they acquire by learning a new language as well as scholarships and resources available at OSU for education, service learning and internships abroad. While students are participating in sample lessons in three different languages, parents can opt into a presentation about what to expect in terms of courses, advising and navigating the challenges of freshman year. Finally, parents and students can also sign up for an OSU campus tour.

All registered participants receive a parking pass, free lunch, gifts, and a chance to win raffle prizes.

Next event: 2025. More info to come!