It may sound scary to go and study in a different country at first. You wonder if you can get used to the new environment, make new friends, and catch up with your classes. Let us help you visualize your journey in Albion.
Attend an international orientation week led by two international upperclassmen. It is a well-structured orientation which walks you through important documents and rules to maintain your status, gets you to know campus and useful resources, and allows you to get closer to other international students.
Have an "International Dinner" with all the international upperclassmen in the first week of class. This will be an opportunity for you to get to know them and ask for any advice!
A student research program (SRP) that aims specifically at first year students to give them early hand-on research experience in a variety of subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Arts, History.
A mid-autumn festival hosted by Asian Awareness Group to celebrate one of the most important event in China and Vietnam. We got lots of snacks (dumplings, moon cake, etc), games (badminton, etc), and fun activities (painting paper lanterns).
A Cultural Celebration Night whose goal is to showcase the cultural diversity of the community. In the past, we have had many international students perform on this event.
With all the support and resources that Albion can give, your soon-to-be upperclassmen have been doing such amazing work. So can you!
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