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Gift for supervisor

  1. Apr 25, 2012 #1
    Hello physicsforums!

    This summer I will be doing a 3-month undergraduate-level research as an exchange student in a uk university.

    Do you think it will be good to present a small gift to my supervisor upon meeting her later in uk? I have been thinking of giving something that is unique to my country. Do you think this is a good thing to do?
     
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  3. Apr 25, 2012 #2

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    No, it is not.

    You will also put her in an uncomfortable position. It doesn't look good for her to be receiving a gift, and she also may be torn in offending you if she refuses.

    If you still wish to send here something as a thank you gift, send it waaaay after everything is over. Still, keep in mind that a simple thank you is perfectly acceptable to show an appreciation.

    Zz.
     
  4. Apr 25, 2012 #3
    I see. Those are really good points. Glad I asked this question first.
    Thanks Zz!
     
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