Maltas rock in the USA

During the trip, the students focused on exploring business ventures, while enhancing professional skills.

17 February 2019 | Education

The Maltas Club Namibia recently travelled to the USA to undertake an experiential learning trip. The purpose was threefold: to learn more about American culture, to explore business and entrepreneurial opportunities, and to enhance Maltas members’ personal and professional skills.

The first stop was Las Vegas, where the team made an official visit to the University of Las Vegas, visiting the faculties and business, science and the alumni office. The team used professional tour operators to explore the well-known Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street.

The team continued their journey to Los Angeles where they lived in Hollywood. The first official visit was to the University of Southern California, where the team learned more about social and educational entrepreneurship.

The next stop was the University of California, where the club was exposed to the work of alumni who include actors in the well-known Big Bang Theory. Through the use of professional tour guide services, the team visited the Hollywood sign, Beverley Hills and Justine Timberlake’s estate.

A stop was also made at the famous Harry Potter movie shooting grounds. To get in touch with the religious and spiritual side of things, the team attended a church service at the international MOSAIC congregation.

According to the travellers, key lessons learned are that people are more similar than different, and that creativity and greatness exist within each one of us.

With this trip the chapter of the 2018 team comes to an end, as a new Maltas Team takes office April 2019.

All students from UNAM/IUM/NUST are encouraged to apply for a learning experience never like any other.

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