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SGH Orientation Week 2021
 
 

 Orientation Week Programme for the 1st year International Students

 
28-30th September 2021

Orientation Week event  will be delivered remotely via MS Teams. Each student will receive a separate invitation to each activity within the OW programme. Please make sure to add the event links to your calendar. We also kindly ask you to turn on your cameras or upload your profile pictures during the meeting, it will be nice to put faces to the names. If you experience any technical problems, please call our IT helpdesk at +48 22 564 64 64 or send an email to: helpdesk@sgh.waw.pl.

We will miss seeing you in person, but we have prepared an online programme for those of you who will not be able to join us onsite. A number of presentations will be delivered, which will introduce you to SGH, university academics, your peers, our key support staff and to life in Poland.


PROGRAMME

28th  September

10.00-10:10 

Welcome and meet the team!

Welcome address by the Vice Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs, Professor Krzysztof Kozłowski and the Head of Admission Office, Ms. Sylwia Remiszewska

10.10-11.30 

Introduction to SGH – presentation by Mr. Greg Augustyniak, deputy Head of International Centre 

Kahoot! Quiz on SGH & Poland 

11.45-12.45 

Meeting with Ms. Magdalena Wilczyńska from the Undergraduate Studies Office (for BA students) 

11.45-13.15 

Meeting with Ms. D. Krysińska, Ms. M. Rosińska and Ms. M. Wąsowska from the Graduate Studies Office (for MA students)



29th September

09.00-10.30 

SGH Rules and Regulations, Student Associations, Student life in Warsaw&Poland – presentation by the SGH Students’ Union

11.00-12.00 

International exchange opportunities by Mr. Greg Augustyniak​

13.00-14.30

Survival Polish by Ms. Agnieszka Kuczma



30th September

10.00-10.30

Getting to know Warsaw - presentation by the  Warsaw Tourist Office

10.30-11.00

Safety & Security Rules – presentation by the Public Safety & Crisis Management Department  (Warsaw City Council)

11.00-12.30

Lecture on Polish culture & history – presentation by Mr.  Greg Augustyniak
 
 

 Onboarding Program at SGH

 
The Onboarding Program at SGH is an initiative addressed to English-speaking first-year students from India, China and Ukraine who would like to receive support in the adaptation process in the first months of their stay in Poland. The main goal of the Onboarding Program is to help integrate international students with the SGH community and to make it easier for them to acclimate in Poland. Please contact Ms Agata Wierzbińska, our Onboarding Specialist for more details: awierzb@sgh.waw.pl or +48 22 564 77 75.

The key feature of the program is the assistance provided by a Student Buddy – SGH student from the senior year. The Student Buddy will contact you before your arrival in Poland and will keep in touch for the duration of the program. Your Student Buddy will provide you with the most important information related to student life – show you around the SGH campus, help you navigate student systems (Virtual Dean’s Office and USOS) and introduce you to your studies assistant at the respective Studies Office.

 

 Enjoy a stress-free student life at SGH

 
​With the support of your Student Buddy, get to know the SGH Campus and timely complete all the procedures associated with the study process, like registration for classes.
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 Don’t miss out

 
​Get first-hand information about events organized at the university, including projects held by the Students’ Union, Scientific Clubs, and other students’ organizations.​
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 Learn Polish with other SGH students

 
​Take a beginner’s course in Polish to feel more confident in Poland. ​
 

 Settle practical matters in Warsaw

 
​If you run into difficulties with settling practical matters in Warsaw – like opening a bank account, getting health insurance, filing a request for legalization of stay in Poland – receive assistance from the Onboarding Program coordinator and other employees of the Admissions Office.
 
 

 CONTACT

 
Admissions Office

phone: +48 22 564 77 77

Ms Agata Wierzbińska - Onboarding Specialist
phone: +48 22 564 77 75
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