Closing Ceremony Spring 2015
Thursday, May 28, in room Aula Magna at 5 pm
Since February 2015 more than 100 of international students have been attending courses taught by professors from VIU’s member universities.
Students and staff are welcome to join the Closing Ceremony of the Spring 2015 Term.
The program will be as follows:
- Opening Remarks, Prof. Agar Brugiavini, Dean of Venice International University and Prof. Luca Pes, Assistant Dean and Director of VIU School of Humanities and Social Sciences;
- Round table of professors and students about one of Venice main and discussed topics, the “Grandi Navi” protest: environmental, social and economic damages and benefits of the passage of “big cruiseships” through the lagoon;
- Awards for Academic Excellence, selected by the Spring 2015 faculty;
- Award of Scholarships for internships in Italy;
- Video testimonials made by the students of the course of Italian for Foreigners – intermediate and upper-intermediate levels.
A Farewell Reception will follow.
The participation will be freshened by a main theme: “Venetian Characters: Tourists/Venetians/Artists?” Creativity will be certainly welcomed, both in dress-up, accessories, or by drawing, cutting, printing, decorations for the reception location: you can bring your creations to VIU staff, better if within May 26. VIU staff also invites you to bring some musical instruments, songs, or some specialities from your own country!