What does Intercultural Understanding mean to you?

Uttara Kumar, 19, and Payal Shah, 20, know first-hand what it’s like to live in residence among people with diverse backgrounds and customs they’re not used to.

Both from India, they met in the Jump Start orientation program for international students, lived in Place Vanier during their first year of studies and are now roommates in Marine Drive. They offered to share their experiences and advice for living and learning on a vibrant, multicultural campus.

Read their story on the Student Residence website

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