New students have arrived at the seminary for the new 2008 academic year. The orientation programme begins tomorrow, Jan 7. This year, although we experience a slight drop in the total number of intake, the number of international students surged. It is very encouraging to note that more than 35% of our new student body comprises international students from various countries including China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Germany, among others.
Tomorrow night is the welcoming BBQ dinner for the new students. This is an excellent opportunity for the students to get to know the faculty in an informal setting. I look forward to meeting the new students. I wish them all the best as they embark on an exciting (hopefully!) journey of learning together.