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Orientation Day in Portugal

Orientation Day in Aveiro
On September 13th 2009, in Aveiro, the Carnegie Mellon | Portugal Program organizes the Orientation Day for the Master and PhD students who are starting their academic year 2009/2010 in Portugal. The main goal of the orientation is to welcome the students to their new surroundings.

In the morning, the students will participate in several workshops:
– “Living in Portugal”, presented by two international students;
– “Introduction to Portuguese cultural peculiarities”, a presentation prepared by two Portuguese students;
– Students will also have an opportunity to participate in a generic workshop that will cover several topics: student guide, policy on cheating, and “who is who” in the ICTI Offices.

In the afternoon, the students will participate in a Teambuilding Activity that will give them the opportunity to get to know each other better, to work as a team, and to know the Aveiro city.

The Orientation Day starts on Sunday, at 10:30 a.m., at the University of Aveiro, building 12 (Department of Social, Legal and Political Sciences), room (anfiteatro) 12.1.1..

How can you get to Aveiro?
You can go to Aveiro by train. See the timetables at

University of Aveiro Map [pdf file]

For additional information please call 968 690 182. (Alexandra Carvalho Vieira)