CRISTMAS PARTY 2019
On December 18, 2019 the first International Christmas Eve was held in Foreign Languages Center at the Silesian University of Technology.
This event was made possible thanks to the tremendous support of University authorities including Rector Professor Arkadiusz Mężyk, Vice Rector for Student Affairs and Education Professor Wojciech Szkliniarz and Director of Student Affairs Center Grażyna Maszniew.
As many as 150 students from different faculties participated in the event.The students came to our University from all over the world: Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, USA, Belarus, China, India, Iraq, Japan, Nigeria, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
First the students took part in classes connected with Christmas traditions in Poland and their home countries, made some ornaments and decorated Christmas tree. Then they tasted some Polish festive cuisine, including barszcz, pierogi and uszka. The evening finished with singing carols and songs from various countries.
Many students gave enthusiastic comments about the party, such as:
"It was so nice to talk to our teachers and Rector in private"
"I was able to make friends with other students"
“It was wonderful! We are really looking forward to the next event!”