Preparatory Workshop and Alumni Gathering

We would like to invite all students newly admitted into a Swiss post-secondary institution, along with their families, to attend this event.

Event Details

Location

swissnex China office
22F, Building A, Far East International Plaza, 319 XianXia Road, Shanghai, China

Date

June 23, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Asia/Shanghai (UTC+08:00)

Cost

Free but RSVP is required

swissnex China is excited to host a Preparatory Workshop and Alumni Gathering in the afternoon of 23rd June, 2016. We would like to invite all students newly admitted into a Swiss post-secondary institution, along with their families, to attend this event.

Beijing Session in early June

Beijing Session in early June

Outstanding alumni will be on-site to share their experiences and valuable lessons with the young recruits, providing an overview of the potential opportunities and challenges for students moving to Switzerland. In the workshop, you can also find useful topics on how to apply for your study visa, how to adapt to Swiss life, how to travel in Switzerland etc.

The workshop is followed by an informal networking session where you can meet and talk to young alumni from Swiss universities.

Agenda

17:30 – 17:45 Arrival of the guest

17:45 – 17-55 Welcome by Pascal Marmier, CEO of swissnex China

17:55 – 18:10 How to adapt to the Swiss life for Chinese stundents? by Pang Yu, Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne

18:10 – 18:30 Visa Application Procedure with Q&A session by Peter Freudenstein, Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai

18:30 – 18:40 Traveling in Switzerland, by Mario Schlaepfer and Alice Della Casa, swissnex China

18:40 – 18:55 Interactive Session Cultural Differences Between East and West, by Justin Jacquat and Jérémy Chiffelle, swissnex China

18:55 – 19:05 How to develop your proessional career in Swizterland, by Lan Yu, an EPFL alumna

19:05 – 19:10 Welcome by Linda Lou, Project Leader at swissnex China

19:10 – 20:00 Networking Session

20:00 End of the event

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