International Students Welcome and Orientation Meeting

International Students Welcome and Orientation Meeting

Incoming International Students - Spring 2021

We have just finished an official online Welcome and Orientation Day for our 200+ International Students, incoming to take part in the Erasmus+ mobility program, bilateral exchagne program with our partner universities worldwide or other international programs.

With many topics to cover, the meeting lasted a little over 2 hours and hosted several speakers, including (in order of appearance):

  1. AMU Vice-Rector for International Cooperation, Associate Professor Rafał Witkowski
  2. AMU Erasmus+ Instituitonal Coordinator, Associate Professor Tomasz Brańka
  3. The City of Poznań Mayor, Mr. Jacek Jaśkowiak
  4. Erasmus+ Office Mobility Officer, Ms. Jagoda Jaskuła
  5. Erasmus+ Student Network Representative, Mr. Radosław Stanisławiak
  6. International Relations Office Director, Ms. Joanna Barszcz
  7. Bilateral Student Exchange Coordinator, Dr Kostiantyn Mazur

The event was hosted and moderated by AMU Welcome Center coordinator, Mr. Marcin Witkowski.

Agenda of the Day included the following points:

Agenda of the meeting

  1. Opening Remarks by International Office Welcome Center coordinator, Marcin Witkowski
  2. Welcome by the AMU Vice-Rector for International Cooperation, Associate Professor Rafał Witkowski
  3. Welcome by the AMU Erasmus+ Institutional Coordinator, Associate Professor Tomasz Brańka
  4. Welcome by the Mayor of Poznań, Mr. Jacek Jaśkowiak
  5. Movie clip presenting Poznań
  6. Moving around Poznań: PEKA Card, public transport, bikes, electric cars and scooters, Mr. Marcin Witkowski, AMU Welcome Center
  7. Erasmus + Office presentation by Ms. Jagoda Jaskuła, AMU International Office
  8. AMU Erasmus+ Student Network presentation, Mr. Radosław Stanisławiak, AMU Student
  9. Welcome Remarks from Ms. Joanna Barszcz, Head of the International Office
  10. Welcome by the Bilateral Exchange Students Coordinator, dr. Kostiantyn Mazur
  11. Ławica Airport Border Guards Presentation, Mr. Marcin Witkowski, AMU Welcome Center
  12. Throwback into the 2016 AMU Grand Barbecue – movie clip
  13. Basic Health and COVID-19 Protection presentation, Mr. Marcin Witkowski, AMU Welcome Center
  14. AMU Sports Center presentation, Mr. Marcin Witkowski, AMU Welcome Center
  15. Classes of Polish Language from the School of Polish Language and Culture
  16. Virtual Tour of the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  17. Closing Remarks by International Office Welcome Center coordinator, Marcin Witkowski

Almost 200 International Students listened and chatted during the presentations and the International Office staff made sure the contents were interesting for everyone, showing video clips of the City and the University alike.  One of the most interesting clips was the 2016 recording of the “Wielkie Grillowanie” (“Grand Barbecue”) which in pre-pandemic times had been one of the student highlights of the year in the spring semester.

Issues relating to health and safety under the most recent COVID_19 regulations were also covered by the presenters.

Thank you All for participating!

Useful links from the presentations:

Contact for:

  1. Erasmus+ Students: erasmus@amu.edu.pl
  2. Exchange Students: kostiantyn.mazur@amu.edu.pl
  3. Orientation services: marcin.witkowski@amu.edu.pl
  4. General inquiries: welcome@amu.edu.pl

 


 

COVID PROTECTION AND INFO: https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus

and  http://international.amu.edu.pl/news/update-on-coronavirus-situation/

 

PEKA CARD:   https://www.peka.poznan.pl/web/portal

Your Student ID (“Elektroniczna Karta Studenta”=electronic student card, ELS) works just like PEKA Card if you visit one of the Customer Service Points and activate it

 

General Information:  PEKA Card:  https://youtu.be/r162iEJoIas

Long term PEKA tickets:  https://youtu.be/zlxIHLLRNf4

Reduced and special tickets:  https://youtu.be/K4n5pagO9Sc

Ticket selling points:  https://youtu.be/8zg398pE7nE

T-purse on PEKA card:  https://youtu.be/e7Sz2sFYCpg

 

TAKE and DRIVE App:  https://takeanddrive.eu/en/  Bartosz Kwapisz AMU graduate, author and co-founder of the App

JAK DOJADE App [„How do I get to…”]:  https://jakdojade.pl/lista-miast

 

City of Poznan main website:  https://www.poznan.pl/mim/main/en/

Study in Poznan:  www.studyin.poznan.pl

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