Two officials of the French Embassy in Manila were in Silliman University in Dumaguete City recently to discuss more partnership opportunities between Silliman and French universities, especially in the area of student exchange.
Counsellor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs Yves Zoberman and Higher Education Attaché Jules Leconte met with Silliman Vice President for Academic Affairs, Betsy Joy Tan, and VP for Development Jane Annette Belarmino, a press release from Silliman said yesterday.
They expressed the interest of the French Embassy to encourage more Silliman students to pursue student exchange in France and avail of their scholarship program.
The Universite Catholique de Lille is the University's partner in France. A memorandum of agreement has been signed recently, covering terms including student exchange.
Also tackled was the possible partnership of Silliman University with two more French universities within this school year.*PR/JFP
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