Date: November 14, 2016
The Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan, a nonprofit organization
that aims to aid collaboration between local and overseas universities, recently released a series of YouTube videos encouraging foreigners to study at local institutions.
Hailing from countries around the world, the students gave candid testimonials about studying in Taiwan. They talked about the benefits of attending local schools and how groups and programs help foreigners adjust to life on the island.
Ksenia Savitskaya, from Russia, studies at National Cheng Kung University in southern Taiwan’s Tainan City. “We have a department [called the] Office of International Affairs, which is in charge of us international students, and last year they helped set up the United International Student Association,” she said. “If we have any problems at the university, we [can] have a meeting almost every month.”
Erna Sulistyowati traveled to Taiwan from Indonesia to study for her Ph.D. at Kaohsiung Medical University. She said that she chose the school in the southern city because of its cutting-edge equipment and research capabilities. [FULL STORY]