NewsFH Upper Austria, Steyr Campus

Exchange Students Farewell at Wels Campus

As the summer semester came to an end, we gathered to bid farewell to our incoming students from partner institutions around the globe and to our outgoing students who will soon experience a semester abroad. The farewell event served as a poignant reminder of the transformative experiences shared by students who embarked and will embark on their academic journeys.

Year after year, our institution proudly hosts incoming students for studies and internships, fostering an environment where cultural diversity thrives. These international partnerships have been vital in nurturing academic growth and promoting cross-cultural understanding, making our institution a hub for global engagement and learning.

Throughout their stay, these students become a part of our university’s close-knit community, forging friendships that transcend borders and enrich our academic discourse with their unique perspectives. They attended classes, participated in research projects, and contributed to the diverse fabric of our institution, leaving a memorable mark on our campus culture.

The farewell event provided a bittersweet moment as we celebrated the academic achievements and personal growth of our incoming students, while also bidding them farewell as they return to their home institutions. The event was a melting pot of emotions, with laughter and stories of experiences as heartfelt goodbyes were exchanged.

As the semester closes, we take pride in knowing that these incoming students will return to their home countries as ambassadors of Austrian culture and academia. The memories they take with them will inspire others to pursue international experiences and the bonds formed will continue to foster international collaboration and understanding.

As we bid farewell to this year's batch of incoming students, we eagerly await the next cohort, knowing that each new wave of international minds brings fresh perspectives and enriches our academic community.