FRIDAY,SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 – An orientation for new students of international program academic year 2018/2019 was held by BKUI in Siti Walidah’s seminar room. The orientation was attended by two hundred eight new students from ten international programs. Head of BKUI, Supriyono, Ph.D gave a welcoming speech, introduced the staff and secretaries of international programs and mentioned briefly about mobility program in UMS which becomes the plus point for the international program. The schedule of compulsory English language training for students of international programs was explained by Dr. Dwi Haryanti as the Head of English Language Learning and Teaching. BKUI also invited students who have finished their mobility program to give a motivational speech and to share their experience abroad. They were Hemmas Adam Prakarsa, Mechanical Engineering double degree program in WUXI China, Nabila Khanan Mulachela and Mutiara Cahyaningrum who took Maanagement double degree program in National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) Taiwan. They talked enthusiastically about their arrival at the new country, adaptation process with different food and study rhythm, and rising sense of nationalism. The orientation was closed with question and answer session by Hepy Adityarini, Ph.D as the Head of international program. She asked some questions to the students related the material that was given at the orientation, then students who can answer will be given door prizes like mugs and internet quota.