Thursday 30 December 2021
Alexandria – Mohamed Amer:
The Department of Student Affairs and Welfare at the University of Alexandria organized a number of trips for newcomer students to learn about the tourist and archaeological sites in Alexandria, such as the Qaitbay Castle, the Roman Theater and the Swari column.
For her part, Dr. Hala Makled, Executive Director of the International Student Affairs and Welfare Department, explained that these trips aim to introduce and educate students about the most important tourist and archaeological sites in the city, as well as create an entertaining atmosphere.
She added that the university’s arrivals department has organized three trips so far, the first trip included 200 Sudanese students, the second about 150 students from South Sudan, Kenya and Chad, and the third about 60 students from Syria, Iraq, Palestine and Jordan.
Makled indicated that the rest of the trips are currently being organized to include the rest of the students of different Arab and foreign nationalities, under the auspices of Dr. Abdel Aziz Qansouh, President of the University.
For their part, the international students expressed their happiness with these trips, and their desire to learn more information about the important tourist places in Alexandria, which they consider their second home.
They indicated that they came to Alexandria with all hope of achieving their dreams in a better future for themselves and their country.