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Sibble Zhang Reflects on Her 3‑Program Experience at UC Berkeley

In the summer of 2022, Sibble (Qidi) Zhang left her home university, The University of Hong Kong, to attend UC Berkeley's Summer Sessions in order to jump-start her Berkeley visiting-student experience. During the Spring 2023 semester, we found Sibble walking across our beautiful campus to attend classes through the Berkeley Global Access Program. And the semester before, Sibble was accepted into our Berkeley Chemistry Visiting Student Program. How is she making a difference at Berkeley? Watch to find out.


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