I loved the opening ceremony. With 427 students from 34 different countries in the room, the university's representative welcomed everybody and proceeded to call out every country, asking people to stand up when their country was called. It was interesting to see the different types of people stand up, both in terms of how they looked but also how they reacted to their country being called out. Let's just say the Moroccans were a little bit louder than the Chinese!
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail:
So, since I heard the great news that I was accepted to attend the Summer school in Ljubljana, I seemed to be quite idle in my preparation process. This is because prior to finding out that I would be leaving, I had lost all my identification documents, I therefore had to apply for a new identity document, and a passport (I was definitely not looking forward to standing in those long queues at Home Affairs).