International Student Exchange Programme, Metameer
What have you gained by participating in the programme?
By participating in the programme,what I have gained is mainly the knowledge that no matter how different the cultural background is, students all around the world tend to be similar in many aspects, which is why eight days was all it took for us to get so attached to our Dutch friends. We also got to know a lot about how one should interact with people from a completely different country.
How will your learning help you in future?
The exchange programme in my opinion has sharpened our skill to interact with new people, while at the same time, has taught to stay together and work as one group, rather than working as various individuals. These qualities, despite of what profession one chooses, are sure to help in future as they are required everywhere.
Key areas that have been developed in your personality through this programme
The one area that has been developed the most through this programme is adaptability. The country, the people, the climate and the food, all were things we were completely new to. Yet, none of us complained about it, and saw it as an opportunity to experience something different, and enjoyed every bit of it.
How have you evolved as a student by participating in this programme?
The exchange programme has broadened my outlook of people around the world, and it made me realise that no matter how much one knows, there is always scope for more; that learning never stops, even if it is hundreds of miles away from your classroom. And this is sure to help me, as a student, in future.
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