We need you !
You agree to provide minimal support to the incoming student by, for example:
Contacting him/her by email before his/her arrival;
Welcoming him/her personally at the airport/train station;
Guiding him/her during the first weeks of his/her stay (e.g. helping him/her to find his/her way round the University and the town, assisting him/her with administrative procedures following the instructions of the Department of International Relations, explaining to him/her the noticeboards and class schedules);
Helping him/her establish contacts with students in Mons (e.g. by participating in student events);
And why not …
… Basically, encourage him/her to integrate into our big UMONS family and help make his/her stay in Belgium an unforgettable experience!
Sponsoring an international student, which means living a cultural and linguistic exchange is easily attained !
Some of you may have the opportunity to visit your buddy’s country of origin or even his/her university, which may come in handy if you want to do an Erasmus exchange in the future.
If you want to sponsor an international student, here’s how: