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Day 27 – Farewell

Today all the students finished their classes at NMIT and spent the afternoon preparing for the farewell ceremony. This was held in the students’ centre, and featured speeches by John Hitchcock and Claire Keanes, presentations of diplomas, and then a

Farewell party

With all the girls in different classes, it means they sometimes have to say goodbye to fellow students. Today some of the Kanagawa University girls were leaving, so they held a goodbye party!

Day 3 – The centre of NZ

This morning, the students were all divided up into different classes. This offered them the chance to work with students from many different countries, and will (hopefully) help them to break out of the habit of speaking Japanese while at

Day 2 – Orientation

Today was a busy day for the girls as they began their studies at NMIT. Today included: Meeting with staff Placement test for classes Welcome picnic in nearby Queens Gardens Orientation session and campus tour One-to-one interviews about homestay issues

Time to say goodbye…

The last few days have been filled with preparations for returning home, and tonight we held our farewell party for students, homestay families, and staff of VIU. The students received certificates and a gift, then they sang some songs for