April 11, 2011

Indian Diplomat Recommends Pre-Departure Cultural Training

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Now here’s a forward-thinking diplomat! Dr Subhakanta Behera, India’s new consul general in Australia, is encouraging Indian students planning to study in Australia to undergo cultural training before they leave. He wants them to better understand and manage Aussie culture and lifestyle differences. The Times of India reported on Dr. Behera’s visit to Amritsar, where he met with Punjabi students who had returnred from Australia in ‘Orientation course vital for students going to Oz’. Read the full article here.