Student Experience As a student of social work, you will be encouraged to take advantage of the richness of campus life. Students at Columbia School of Social Work play an important part in shaping the school’s own offerings of events and programs. Student Life Columbia students actively and enthusiastically find ways to make a difference while earning their masters. Student Support Services Our nine offices of student support are here to help you throughout your masters program. International Students Columbia students come from over 30 countries outside the U.S. Career Development Find a career path that allows you to make the difference you want to see in the world.