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  • Writer's pictureZafira Yong

Embracing the Unknown with Cultural Impact: UniKL Students Take Bold Steps Towards a Global Future

In a dynamic collaboration with Cultural Impact and Campus France Malaysia recently hosted an induction program for students from Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) who are set to further their studies in France. The session was an enlightening journey, covering crucial topics such as religion, culture, expectations, and the essential dos and don'ts for living and studying in a foreign country. The energy and enthusiasm displayed by the students underscored their readiness to embrace a new chapter of their lives.


The Adventure of a Lifetime: Taking a Calculated Risk


Venturing abroad to study is a significant milestone, one that comes with its share of challenges and uncertainties. Yet, these students have chosen to embrace this adventure, taking what can be termed as a 'positive risk'. Risk, in this context, is not about danger but about stepping out of one’s comfort zone to seize new opportunities. It’s about confronting and overcoming fears to achieve something greater. The decision to study in a foreign country for these students is more than just an academic pursuit; it is a bold step into the unknown, a leap of faith that promises growth, learning, and transformation.


One of the central themes of the program was cultural immersion. Understanding and respecting French culture and societal norms is crucial for these students. By learning about French customs, religious practices, and societal expectations, these students were able to learn how they can better integrate into their new environment, reducing the risk of cultural misunderstandings and enhancing their overall experience. This cultural immersion is a significant part of the leap they are taking, as it allows them to develop a global perspective and adaptability—skills that are invaluable in today’s world.


The Role of Support Systems


Furthermore, throughout the program, the importance of support systems was emphasized. From academic advisors to peer networks, having a robust support system can significantly mitigate the risks associated with studying abroad. Campus France  and UniKL are dedicated to providing ongoing support to these students, ensuring that they have the resources and guidance needed to thrive in their new environment.


By dating to go and study abroad, these UniKL students are not only investing in their academic futures but also in their personal growth and global understanding. Their courage to step into the unknown, equipped with knowledge and support, will undoubtedly pave the way for a transformative and enriching experience in France.


As they prepare to leave the familiar behind and embrace new challenges, these students exemplify the spirit of adventure and the pursuit of excellence. In doing so, they are not just taking a risk; they are taking the first steps toward a future filled with limitless possibilities, driven by the curiosity that lies at the heart of Cultural Impact.


Curiosity: The Heart of Cultural Impact

This program highlights the core value of Cultural Impact: Curiosity. At Cultural Impact, curiosity fuels our passion for learning and growth. We embrace the spirit of inquiry, encouraging exploration, innovation, and continuous improvement. Through curiosity, we challenge the status quo, driving us to uncover new insights and create more effective solutions for our clients and partners.


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