Weihai Students in town

In July the Mayor welcomed over 50 pupils from our Chinese twin town of Weihai  who were in Cheltenham for 2 weeks.  There were two groups; one from the Ivy International School in Weihai who stayed with local families and attended Gloucestershire College’s international summer school. The second Weihai Yubo Group were attending a summerContinue reading “Weihai Students in town”

Forging new links and friendships with Weihai

Twenty three residents from Cheltenham celebrated over 30 years of friendship with its Chinese twin town of Weihai and 20 years since the two towns were officially ‘twinned’ during a recent 3 -day stay in the beautiful coastal city of Weihai.  Weihai, formerly called Weihaiwei, is a prefecture-level city in eastern Shandong province, China, andContinue reading “Forging new links and friendships with Weihai”

Overseas Students come to Cheltenham

Every summer Cheltenham sees an influx of students from its twin towns.  In July this year the Mayor welcomed 48 students from Annecyand 20 from Weihai.  The students were all attending the international summer school run by Gloucestershire College, where they take part in language lessons, sporting and sightseeing activities and all stay with localContinue reading “Overseas Students come to Cheltenham”