For the 5 th time Vilnius Business College organized the International Day for international students, during which students studying here as well as those from other higher education institutions came together for joint meeting and celebration. VVK director Jolanta Skirgailė expressed her joy that the community of international students grows larger and stronger every year, and this Day is a nice occasion for everybody to know one another and get acquainted with cultures of other countries.
The celebration started with the event organized by NGOs Information and Support Centre in cooperation with the College. This year’s topic was “Studies in Lithuania: what’s next? Employment of international students in Lithuania”. During the workshop visiting speakers talked about the job market in Lithuania, procedure of issuing temporary work and study visas, the expanding sectors that might be of interest to international students. Ričardas Jaščemskas, a member of the council of Lithuanian Game Developers Association, spoke about the sector of computer games. A representative of one of the largest job seekers’ portals “CV online” Rita Karavaitienė noted that IT sector remains the leading one, wherein the demand for employees remains the highest. She provided students with practical advice on how to prepare for a job interview, which employees are currently in highest demand in the job market and which employers may be of interest for international students in Lithuania.
After the event there was a celebration when students offered national dishes of their countries, presented their culture, danced, sang, communicated and rejoiced in their friendship.
Project manager of Lithuanian team