FRIENDS Reunion at PYU, March 2022
On 1 March 2022, PYU held an online FRIENDS Reunion event, activity part of the FRIEND Project. The event had the intention of promoting on campus the FRIENDS project and the major achievements throughout the 2+ years it has been running. The Reunion was attended by 101 participants from PYU’s academic community. The agenda of the event included project results and impact presentations and keynote speeches. It was an opportunity for the PYU staff and students to connect and once again discuss the importance of the cultural dialogue and the relevance of intercultural awareness and competence from employability point of view. The Reunion began with Asst. Prof. Dr. Taien Layraman’s talk on the Internationalization Strategy at PYU. Also part of the agenda was the presentation of the IACD MOOC and the concept of Intercultural Passport to the audience. The online meeting finished with project evaluation remarks. The FRIENDS Reunion at PYU was live-streamed to reach out to as much more pupils as possible (FRIENDS Reunion Agenda, FRIENDS Reunion Poster, Intercultural Quiz, FRIENDS Activities Report, FRIENDS Reunion Presentation, FRIENDS Project Presentation, FRIENDS Reunion Event QR code, Event’s Video Recording)
FRIENDS International and Intercultural Festival at PYU, September 2021
On 18 September 2021, PYU successfully held the Delight in Diversity Day as part of the Erasmus+ CBHE project FRIENDS. PYU had more than 200 participants including faculty, students and staff joined by MS TEAMS. During the event an overview of the FRIENDS project was presented, as well as cultural activities with live music, cooking lessons, and presentation on the subject “Chinese Full Moon Festival”. Event evaluation among 208 responses collected showed total of 94,3% participants were either satisfied or very satisfied with the event execution. The agenda of the event is available here (Social Media Live Streaming Screenshot)
Official Opening Event at PYU, September 2020
On 30 September 2020, PYU officially opened the University’s FRIENDS Teahouse and immediately kicked-off activities to celebrate the Chinese Full Moon Festival.