Orientation Week for International Students Took Place at VŠE

2 Oct

Orientation Week (shortly Oweek) was organised for all 700 international incoming students during one week prior beginning of the Fall semester. Generally, students got familiar with the University, city and culture. They gained all the necessary information for their start at the University of Economics, Prague, and in the Czech Republic.

First day is known as a Registration Day, students were asked to come to the University with their Buddy to register and pick up important documents. In the afternoon, the lectures concerning introduction of the University and InSIS (University Information System) were organized. Second day contained lecture about Cultural Shock – How to Survive in the Czech Republic. Later in the afternoon, students were invited to the Welcome Ceremony in Academic club of VŠE with a foreword of the Rector of VŠE prof. Hana Machková. Moreover, students had possibility to take part in the Nation2Nation party organized by Buddy System in the evening. Third day was dedicated to the Team Game during which students could meet their new schoolmates. Team Game took place with Buddies and other international students in the university campus.

Rest of the week was in the hands of Buddy System Student Organisation which offered many trips and cultural events so that students could get to know each other and have some fun.

The International Office Team hopes that everybody had a great time!