Identify characteristics that will assist us in effectively paring you with a buddy. Please keep in mind that while we will do our best to match your language and academic preference, there is no guarantee that we'll be able to match you exactly.
(Please limit response to 300 words)

Please read the following statements and make a tick next to show that you agree to the statement
I understand that I may not be assigned a buddy based on my preferences due to the nationality and academic levels of the international students who enroll at UFS.
I understand that I am required to attend the Ambassador Training session. I am also willing to commit to meet with my buddy(ies) at least twice per month throughout the semester.
I understand that my international buddy and myself will have cultural differences. I understand that I will be respectful of these differences and respond to them in a culturally sensitive way. I understand that if I am uncomfortable with these differences, I am expected to contact Bulelwa Moikwatlhai ( to discuss my situation.
I understand that this is a program designed for friendship and is NOT meant to provide any type of romantic opportunities between me and my buddy. I understand that I will not be allowed to participate in the program if I act inappropriately towards my Buddy. I also understand that if my Buddy acts inappropriately towards me, I will report the incident to Bulelwa Moikwatlhai ( immediately.
It is agreed that I will serve as a volunteer with the University of the Free State without monetary compensation.

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