Director of OISS

Internationalism has always been an important part of Simran’s life. Raised in India, she also lived for many years in Abu Dhabi and the UAE before moving to the United States. Simran has worked at UC Santa Barbara for over 20 years, including 18 years in the Office of International Students & Scholars. She is passionate about international education and creating a welcoming environment where our international students, scholars, and faculty can thrive. Proud to have received the Getman Award from the Division of Student Affairs for her service to international students, her goal as Director of OISS is to continue to provide the highest quality of services to our international community. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, music, and spending time with her family. Please visit OISS and say hello to her.