Extra-curricular activities

Why Extracurricular Activities Are Beneficial for GIPA Students

 

Extracurricular activities:
Extracurricular activities are available to all GIPA students. They typically take place on campus. Extracurricular activities can include social clubs, sports teams, volunteering or educational filed trips as well as other varied activities.

Cultural Integration

Getting involved in extracurricular activities can help students overcome this feeling of a new comer to a school. Students will be introduced to cultural experiences that the typical classroom environment may not provide. For example, students can meet new people with shared interests. This can become the basis for lasting friendships.

Social Skills

Getting involved in extracurricular activities can help students meet new students or people with whom they share interests. They will improve your social skills as a result. Extracurricular activities also help students expand their networks, which is beneficial for finding career opportunities after graduation.

Earning Career Experience

Lastly, extracurricular activities can equip students with the skills they need to succeed after they graduate.

These include:

  • Leadership skills
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • Communications skills
  • Interviewing skills