Orientation Days for Incoming Students – to learn and enjoy
On August 29, Sunday, International Office of Vytautas Magnus University invites incoming students to participate in exciting orientation days for foreign students. The programme will start with an excursion around Kaunas and will offer a bunch of chances to get acquainted with the city, university and other international students.
AUGUST 29, 2010 (SUNDAY)
14:00 Excursion around Kaunas. Kaunas tour starts in front of St. Michael the Archangel Church, which you may know as Kaunas white church. Look for the guide with a yellow suitcase! Do not be late!
AUGUST 30, 2010 (MONDAY)
8:00–12:00 Registration at the International Office (S. Daukanto g. 27, room 305);
13:00–14:30 Excursion around the university with VMU mentors; VMU library: important things to know (Meeting point: near the fountain in Laisvės al.);
14:30–16:00 Opening of the new semester for international students: information about institution, film about Lithuania, necessary things to know (S. Daukanto g. 28, room 407);
From 18:00 Orientation game around Kaunas (Meeting point: VMU dormitory (Vytauto pr. 71)).
AUGUST 31, 2010 (TUESDAY)
8:00–11:30 Registration at the International Office (S. Daukanto g. 27, room 305);
11:30–13:30 Meeting in the Centre of Foreign Languages, registration to English Language classes (K. Donelaičio g. 52, room 603);
13:30–14:30 An hour with VMU Students Council and VMU Mentors: semester activities, organized by Students Council, Lithuanian Student Card, important things about VMU dormitory, etc. (S. Daukanto g. 28, room 407);
16:00–17:00 Practical information for incoming students (S. Daukanto g. 28, room 407);
17:00–19:00 Welcoming reception.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 (WEDNESDAY)
11:30 VMU students’ and teachers’ parade from VMU Central Building (S. Daukanto g. 28) to the Old City and Kaunas Arch-Cathedral Basilica;
12:00 Religious Ceremony held at Kaunas Arch-Cathedral Basilica;
15:00 The opening ceremony of the New Academic Year (at the square in front of the VMU Central Building, S. Daukanto g. 28);
15:30 Huge special cake for VMU students and teachers (at the square in front of the VMU Central Building, S. Daukanto g. 28).
SEPTEMBER 2, 2010 (THURSDAY)
10:00–12:00 Information about courses given in English in the faculties of VMU: meetings in the faculties.
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