Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi celebrated the International Day

22 March, 2022

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi celebrated the International Day on campus that was attended by university’s faculty and staff, students and parents.

The international day celebration brought together students, employees and families from different nationalities, backgrounds and cultures which also embodies the motto of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi “A bridge between civilisations”

The International Day was marked by diversity and harmony among cultures, and the event was a great opportunity to expand awareness and understanding of cross-cultural experiences and differences.

The event started with the national anthems of the UAE and France, followed by a welcome note by Professor Silvia Serrano, Vice-Chancellor Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi where she said “After a phase of COVID restirctions and restricted social life, I’m pleased to see the campus buzzing with life and activites with students, employees, families and friends comming together. Today, we are not just celebrating diversity and cultures, but we are also celebrating coexistance, tolerance,and the essence of being a truely international university“

She concluded by thanking all students and departments that contributed to planning and organising the event.

The event featured authentic performances from different countries all over the world, vibrant activities, and authentic food. Students also had the opportunity to showcase their different cultures by wearing traditional costumes and performing folkloric dances representative of their homelands.