By Priska Furrer, Junior Project Leader
On May 18, we had the pleasure of organizing a gathering for the alumni and current students of all Swiss universities living in China. We welcomed participants from Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH), University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Italian Switzerland (SUPSI), Zurich University of the Arts, University of Applied Sciences of Northwest Switzerland (FHNW), University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, University of Lucerne, University of Lugano, University of Neuchâtel, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), École Cantonale D'art De Lausanne (ECAL), The Graduate Institute, Geneva, University of Fribourg, University of Bern, University of Basel, École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), University of Lausanne, University of Zurich, University of Geneva, University of St. Gallen, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Les Roches & IFM and International Hotel and Tourism Training Institute Neuchâtel.
At 6 pm the first guests arrived, and our team started with the registration. Soon the venue started to fill up with people.
Around 7 pm our CEO, Felix Moesner, held a short speech in which he introduced the mission of swissnex China to everyone and he also briefly talked about the Swiss education system.
The event also sparked interest in people passing by the venue, Rose Garden, located in the heart of Shanghai.
We prepared goodie bags for all the attendees at the end of the evening, thanks to the support of our sponsors Lindt, Orange Garden, 17Hi, Switzerland Tourism and Cheers Wines.
We would like to thank everyone for coming to the gathering and we hope to see you again next year!