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  • UA Welcome Day 2024: Discover, Connect, Belong

    05 February 2024
    UA Welcome Day 2024: Discover, Connect, Belong

    Are you ready to kick off the Spring Semester?
    Discover, Connect, Belong is back for its spring edition!

    Antonine University (UA) extends an enthusiastic invitation to its new and current students to participate in the Welcome Day on February 5, 2024. This special day is designed to guide newcomers in discovering the abundance of resources that await them on campus, while also offering a chance for UA’s community to come together and strengthen their bonds.

    During the Welcome Day, you will have the opportunity to discover the wide range of resources, programs, and services available on campus. You will also have the chance to meet and connect with fellow students, faculty members, and staff through interactive and networking activities, creating a strong support system and building lifelong friendships. Most importantly, we want you to feel a sense of belonging in our University community, and we have planned activities that promote a welcoming atmosphere for all.

    Program Objectives

    • Bring students together, regardless of their program of study, and contribute to building a vibrant and cohesive student community.
    • Encourage students to take the first step towards their goals and aspirations, recognizing that every significant journey begins with a single act.
    • Prepare students for exciting and unfamiliar experiences, equipping them with the necessary tools and mindset for new adventures.
    • Foster a sense of motivation and belonging among students.
    • Help alleviate stress for first-year students, promote their social integration, and empower them to express themselves freely and confidently.
    • Familiarize both undergraduate and graduate students with the University’s rules and regulations and provide them with an overview of academic programs, diverse services, financial aid opportunities and scholarships, internship offerings, clubs, as well as upcoming events.


    Audience: New and current UA students
    Date: Monday, February 5, 2024
    Locations: Hadat–Baabda, Nabi Ayla–Zahle, and Mejdlaya–Zgharta Campuses

    Program Details

    • 11:30 AM–1:00 PM | Connect With the Services
      Office of Student Affairs, Office of Social Affairs, Counseling Service, Center for Career Development, Language Center, Office of Information Technology, Office of the Registrar, Office of International Relations, Student Academic Success Service, Office of Athletics, Library, Pastoral Care, and Office of Communications
      (highly recommended for first-year students)

      Locations: Hadat–Baabda Campus, Building K, Balcony
                         Nabi Ayla–Zahle Campus, Building B, Main Hall
                         Mejdlaya–Zgharta Campus, Main Entrance

    • 1:30–2:30 PM | Become an Active UA Member
      Belong to a club, learn about volunteering opportunities, and discover the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

      Locations: Hadat–Baabda Campus, Building K, Balcony
                         Nabi Ayla–Zahle Campus, Building B, Main Hall
                         Mejdlaya–Zgharta Campus, Main Entrance

    • 2:30–3:30 PM | Discover Your Faculty
      Meet the deans, heads of departments, and faculty members
      (mandatory for first-year students and open to all students)

      Meeting Points: Hadat–Baabda Campus, Building K, Balcony
                                  Nabi Ayla–Zahle Campus, Building B, Main Hall
                                  Mejdlaya–Zgharta Campus, Main Entrance

    • 4:00–5:00 PM | Mindful Connections: Games Oasis
      Connect through different games: baby foot, Jenga, chess, table tennis, and trivia, while enjoying some snacks and refreshments. Prizes await!

      Locations: Hadat–Baabda Campus, Building K, Balcony
                         Nabi Ayla–Zahle Campus, Building B, Main Hall
                         Mejdlaya–Zgharta Campus, Main Entrance


    Get ready to embark on a transformative and fulfilling experience during the Welcome Day at UA!