Foreign Students of Melikşah Enjoyed Skiing for the First Time: Kayseri Melikşah University, like the United Nations (UN) with its foreign students over 260 from different countries. Some of the foreign students studying at the university, for the first time in their lives in the skies for skiing and sled slides recorded in Erciyes.
The winter festival organized by Melikşah University for the students was the fifth of this year. Approximately 750 university students attended the event in Erciyes Ski Center, while the students from foreign countries showed great interest. At least 260 attended 100 foreign students from various faculties of the university. Among these students, there were also students from African countries who had met with snow for the first time in Kayseri. One of them is the Nigerian Mus'ab Baba Yusuf, who said that he saw snow in Kayseri for the first time. He said it was great fun to do skiing and sledding. “I study civil engineering in Melikşah. Erciyes is very nice. I met Karla here for the first time. We had so much fun. Çok
Nigerian Dauda Dede Gambo who reads the English section in Kayseri and is now a graduate student said r I have come to Erciyes before. But some friends see the snow for the first time. The organization was very nice. We participated in the competitions as foreign students and had a lot of fun. Yabancı
Speaking at the festival Rector. Dr. Mahmut Dursun Mat said that in the traditional winter festival students were away from the intense course stress. Stating that they are worried that participation may be low due to the fact that the weather is profitable, Mat said, katılım Participation was above our expectation. I would like to thank our students. Öğ Rector Mat, the next year will organize a more comprehensive winter festival, he added.
As part of the festival, Turkish and foreign students were given ski training. In addition, skiing, sledding and rope-pulling competitions were held among the students. The first 3 students were awarded medals in honor of the day.