Words of welcome were delivered by the director of International Programs, Gonzalo Villena, who invited the students to discover the magic of Peru’s different tourist attractions and food during their stay. They also received information on schedules, the transportation system, safety, and entertaining activities in which they will be included.
With great expectation and excitement, more than 120 international students who will be attending USIL this semester were welcomed by the team from the Office of the Vice President of International Relations at a welcome ceremony held on Monday, August 10 on the USIL Fernando Belaunde Terry Campus.
During the ceremony, international students met the USIL Ambassadors, a group of students who will help them adapt to studying in Peru this semester, as well as with anything else they need. Members of the USIL Ambassadors—who speak English, Japanese, Korean, French, German and Portuguese, among other languages—will serve as guides for international students spending the semester here.
To close the event, students from China, Korea, Thailand, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Spain, Finland, Brazil, Chile, Norway, Sweden, Canada, Mexico, the United States, Germany and other countries enjoyed a Peruvian folk dance performance.
Shin Sol Ah (age 23)
Hannan University – Korea
“I feel a little nervous, since this is my first time in Peru. Peruvians are very nice and friendly, and I hope to learn Spanish, go to Cusco and visit Machu Picchu. I’m going to take courses related to Education, my major in Korea.”
Fu Yiley (age19)
Beijing International Studies University – China
“I study Spanish in my country, and I think this experience is very good. Since it brings together students from different countries, we will have a cultural exchange. I hope to make new friends, earn excellent grades and learn a lot in my field. I think I need to travel a lot and really get to know this country. I’m going to take Advanced Spanish, as well as study dance and Peruvian cooking.”
Florentino Álvarez (age 23)
Hogeschool van Amsterdam – Netherlands
“This is my first time in Peru and I want to do a lot of traveling, meet Peruvians and students from other countries, go to parties, surf and do other things as well. This semester, I’ll be taking Psychology of Communication, Chinese, Spanish and Ethics.”
Al evento asistieron los representantes del Vicerrectorado Internacional Rosmery Barreto, directora de Movilidad Internacional, y Marco Rinaldi, jefe de Convenios Internacionales, quienes presentaron a las representantes de la UBA, María Florencia Lofano, ejecutiva de Convenios Iberoamericanos, y
The first group of students from the College of Hospitality Management, Tourism Administration and Gastronomy flew to Dubai on September 4 for a three-month exchange at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM). The students will take courses for their major in English, following which they will be able to apply for a 3-month internship at one of the hotels or companies in the group.
From August 13 to 22, 11 students from the USIL Green Program visited the university’s Extension Center in the city of Cusco to participate in academic activities as part of the Water Resource Management and Sustainable Practices course. These students from the United States visited different s related to renewable energy management and good practices in environmental management.
Are you fluent in a language other than Spanish? Are you interested in serving and helping others? Would you like to let the world know about the best Peru has to offer? Maybe you don’t know it yet, but you could join the USIL Ambassadors.
In line with our slogan, the Office of the Vice President of International Relations has achieved an increase in the number of USIL students registered to participate in foreign academic exchange programs during the 2015-02 semester.
With great expectation and excitement, more than 120 international students who will be attending USIL this semester were welcomed by the team from the Office of the Vice President of International Relations at a welcome ceremony held on Monday, August 10 on the USIL Fernando Belaunde Terry Campu
Every year, the number of USIL students who go to universities abroad for academic exchanges increases.
The founding president of Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), Raúl Diez Canseco Terry, participated in the Global New Fortune Forum, held on June 5 in Hangzhou, China.
A delegation of USIL international students, who are currently attending classes at the university’s Extension Center in Cusco, participated in this year’s parade held on June 23, the anniversary of the Imperial City.
The San Ignacio de Loyola Organization operates in Peru, the USA and Paraguay, and has plans to begin operations in Panama in the near future.
This year, Coloring Dreams was launched.