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A day in a community lounge at KIST

Wetskills South Korea 2019 -  by Qayyum Adil (Seoul National University) Today, I woke up with a thought in my mind that who are going to be my teammates and on what case I will be working on for the coming days. It all started at 9:00 am in the community lounge of the Korean institute of the science and technology. Everyone was very excited after the first day of the program. They were very interested in knowing the groups and the team members. So after the morning greetings with the supervisors, teams of 5 cases with 4 members in each were announced. The first session was for brainstorming, groups worked on understanding the cases and on the possible questions that they will be asking the experts in the later session (Brainhurricane). At the end of this first session, our group decided to go to a nice restaurant few blocks away from the community...

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Professor Bica (Romania): from feeling resistant towards Wetskills to becoming a fan

Ioan Bica, is professor in Hydraulics at Technical University of Civil Engineering, of Bucharest Romania. When he heard for the first time about the Wetskills concept, he felt a small resistance, thinking that two weeks are not enough for a such project. However: during the first Wetskills Water Challenged in Romania in 2013, he changed his mind. In 2017 he was involved for the third time in a Romanian Wetskills Challenge. ‘This multicultural collaboration is important for students, for universities, for companies and for our joint future.’   Getting to know Wetskills Professor Bica: ‘When Wetskills came to Bucharest in 2013, I coordinated the students of Romanian Universities. On the first day of my first Wetskills Challenge, I was an expert during the Brain Hurricane. The mixed Dutch-Romanian teams with different educational backgrounds consulted me to gather relevant information for their cases. Based on this information they could developed their solutions.’   Positive surprise Professor...

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Deadlines applications approaching

Some of the deadlines for applying as participants are coming week. Hurry-up if you want to join! The deadline of application for Wetskills-Iran is 9 September The early bird registration (discount of 50 euros!) of Wetskills-India 2017 is 15 September. See the announcements on this website and leaflet upcoming events in 2016-2017...

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My Birthday in India

blog#3, 29 November – by Maarten Klaversteijn (Windesheim University of Applied Sciences)

I woke up at 6:30 AM and felt quite tired because we arrived the day before in Ahmedabad at 10 am. We already had a long day after the back full of being shown around the campus of CEE and exploring the city. Me and my fellow classmates, both mechanical engineers travelled to New Delhi a few days before the Wetskills kickoff.