A new school year has begun! Close to 80 students have matriculated and now Australia has been added to the countries represented at the ITI. Countries this year (in random order) include: Austria (no kangaroos here), Australia (kangaroos here), Belarus, Slovakia, Germany, the UK, India, USA, China, Ukraine, Nigeria, the Philippines, Georgia, Ireland, Lithuania, Mexico, Czech, Hungary, Myanmar (look it up), the Netherlands, Romania, and Canada.
During orientation, we had our annual talk on “How to sort trash in Austria” for the newcomers. First though, Academic Dean Bernhard Dolna, named and gave a talk on the three pillars of a student’s life here: prayer life, study life, and community life. The orientation meeting ended with a social so we could all get to know one another.