All new International Students get a buddy.


  • Contact you before arrival via email, facebook, etc.

  • Meet you at the airport, with homestay family and Director of International Students.

  • Help with orientation and show you around Hargest.

  • Swap cell phone numbers and keeps in contact.

  • Answer all the questions you are too embarrassed to ask.

  • Introduce you in Assembly.

  • Introduce you to their friends and include you in their social circle.

  • Introduce you to your teachers.

  • Meet you in the weekend and include you in social events and activities.


Buddies are there to support you as best they can, while you integrate into our way of life.

You can end up best of friends and have lifelong connections.