Bridging Week 2015
September 4, 2015
By Nicole Bullock
King’s welcomes 132 participants, visiting scholars, parents, and Bridging Assistants to the 2015 International Bridging Week. With 21 partner universities and 16 countries represented at Bridging Week, the week includes exciting and fun-filled events. While engaging in various workshops, orientations, formal dinners, and field trips, the week is designed to smooth the transition for the international students and scholars moving to King’s for the first time. The program began on Monday, August 31st and runs through Sunday, September 6th.
The universities represented at Bridging Week include: INTEC, Dominican Republic; Shenzen University, China; bfi Vienna, Austria; Lille, France; Los Andes, Colombia; EUC – Netherlands; UEES, Ecuador; Puc-Rio, Brazil; PUC-SP, Brazil; Franciscan University, Brazil; Kangnam, South Korea; CUK, South Korea; SMU, South Korea; Yeungnam, South Korea; NYP, Singapore; Kristianstad, Sweden; EUC-Netherlands; Leibniz, Germany; Notre Dame, Australia; UFPEL, Brazil; and Lomonosov MSUBS, Russia.
In addition to the multiple universities represented this week, upper-year and returning students have come from around the world to study at King’s. Students from 16 countries will begin their classes at King’s on September 10th. These countries include: Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, India, Netherlands, South Korea, Singapore, Sweden, the Bahamas, and the United States.
Not only is this a journey for our incoming students, King’s would additionally like to welcome the scholars joining us for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Zhang Hongmei – CTBU, Yu Miao from DUFE, and Professor Xiao XiaoXia, SCAU will be joining us in the Social Work, and Economics, Business and Math departments.
Welcome! King’s wishes you all the best.