2019 Fudan MBA Buddy Program Application Form （Chinese Students）
Dear New MBA students，
Welcome to the School of Management, Fudan University!
The Fudan MBA Buddy Program was launched since 2007 with the aim of bridging the international students and the Chinese students, enriching the interactions and cultural exchange between the two groups. Till now, over 800 passionate and responsible MBA students have joined the Buddy Program. Throughout the program, buddies gain a new insight from other cultures and expand international network.
We hereby cordially invite you to join the 2019 Buddy Program to provide friendly face and helping hands for new arrivals. You will be paired with international students, guiding and helping incoming international students to merge into a new environment as soon as possible.
Who will be your buddy?
In the fall semester, we will welcome 40 international students from IMBA and Asia MBA program, and another 50 international exchange students from our partner schools. You buddy can be a regular international MBA student or an exchange student from other partner schools.
What are the benefits of being a buddy?
- Enjoy unique cultural experience
- Obtain valuable information about studying abroad
- Establish long-lasting friendship
- Build a global network
- Many fun activities
- Requirements of being a buddy
- Being responsible and willing to dedicate your time and enthusiasm
- Good English skills in speaking and writing
- Excellent skills in communication and teamwork
- Being aware of culture difference
What can buddies do?
Be matched with a buddy and provide assistances and advises for your buddy before, apron and after his or her arrival at Fudan.
Design and organize buddy events and activities such as mini-orientation, campus tour, welcoming week, culture week etc.
Promote cultural exchange and interaction between Chinese and foreign students.
How to join the buddy program?
1．Please fill out the online application form before July 10th. After receiving your application, we will match the international students to the Chinese students and have a buddy meeting before introducing the Chinese buddies to the international ones. Online Application Link: https://events.fdsm.fudan.edu.cn/web/event/8209
2．Before you start application, please prepare a professional picture of you. You will need to upload the picture before you submit the application. The size of the picture shall be between 800K and 2MB.
Thank you and all the best,
Fudan MBA Program