FMUSP iFriends is a volunteer program to improve the relationship between international students and the local students. The FMUSP iFriend (a regular undergraduate student at USP who signs up for the program) is responsible for this process. He/she volunteers to collaborate on the reception of up to three exchange students.
FMUSP receives aroud 80 students each year, which means, among other things, opportunities to practice other languages, make new friends, learn more about other cultures, as well as having contact with students from foreign universities. The USP iFriend will help the exchange student with cultural integration and to overcome cultural stereotypes.