China-EU Higher Education and People-to-People Exchange Forum was held in Xipu campus last Friday. Continuing to deepen the cultural exchange and promote mutual understanding among European and Chinese people - both the historical responsibility and pressing challenge faced by higher institutes - prevailed in the topic of the speeches delivered by the participants.
It provides unique insights for SWJTU into the large-scale implementation of the Internationalization Strategy, giving it the distinctive edge to cooperating with its European counterparts.
Xu Fei, President of SWJTU, briefed on the university's status quo of development. He indicated in his speech that China’s higher institutes had become more eager to expand the cultural exchange with their European counterparts.
“We share the common mission to seek opportunities to intensify cooperation tie between Chinese and European universities, otherwise none of us would like to gather here,” said Xu.
Su Ping, the Director of International Office, the Department of Education of Sichuan Province, congratulated the formal launch of SWJTU-Leeds Joint School.
“It means the brightest students will benefit from the very best of Chinese and British higher education, giving them the distinctive edge to compete on the global stage and providing Leeds with links to some of the very best future engineering talent in China,” remarked Sir Alan Langlands.
“Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools are the most practical cooperation,” said Zong Wa, the Deputy Secretary of China Education Association for International Exchange.
Feng Yaowu, the Chairman of Eurasian International Association, pointed out that the One Belt One Road Initiative would promote the cooperation among the higher institutes along the Belt and Road. It is going to be a new gold stage for the higher institutes characterized by rail transit.
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