Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi holds two virtual orientation events for new students

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi holds two virtual orientation events for new students

ABU DHABI, 2nd September, 2021 – Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi held two virtual orientations for new undergraduates and postgraduates, hosting more than 700 students.
The Undergraduate Students’ Virtual Orientation event, which started on 30th August and lasted for two days, was intended to help students successfully transition from school life to university life, provide clear information on the nature of each programme, introduce them to the university services, facilities, annual activities and teach them how to get in touch with guidance counsellors.
In addition, both events comprised various activities that included virtual tour to explore 93,000 square meters of state-of-the-art campus and facilities, such as sports facilities, the library and the residences.
Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Silvia Serrano, in her welcome speech addressed several topics including the university’s keenness in offering the very best of international higher education and its strategy that aims at maintaining the continuity of the educational process.
While the Postgraduate Students’ Orientation event, which took place on 1st September, was intended to introduce all postgraduate students to the various services provided by the university, in addition to presenting speeches given by students from the Student Council, who shared their personal experiences and gave valuable tips to utilize the new joiner’s university experience.
Prof Serrano highlighted the significance of pursuing a master’s degree in her speech as she said “With students’ decision to pursue a postgraduate degree at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, they will be gaining access to global resources, improving their employability, career prospects, and benefiting from Sorbonne’s 760 years of academic excellence.”