At the scene of the exchange meeting (Source: International Cooperation and Exchange Office)
On the evening of November 7th, the exchange meeting of 2019 students' summer programs was held by International Cooperation and Exchange Office in the academic hall on the first floor of Yucai Building. Yue Caishen, Vice President of SWUPL, was present at the meeting and delivered a speech. Leaders from schools including School of Criminal Investigation, secretaries of foreign affairs, counsellor representatives, leading teachers of summer programs and over 200 students participating in summer programs attended the meeting.
At the meeting, Vice President Yue Caishen spoke highly of the achievements SWUPL had made in international exchanges and cooperation in recent years, and affirmed the exchange platforms provided by SWUPL such as summer programs, long-term and short-term programs and degree programs as well as the incentive mechanism of student grant. He also encouraged students to have a global outlook and actively participate in SWUPL's overseas exchange programs, for beyond reading books, travel was needed to enrich knowledge and broaden vision. Representatives of school leaders and counsellors shared their serial work and related rewarding measures of encouraging students to go abroad for exchange and study in their schools.
At the meeting, participants of eight summer programs of universities including Hiroshima Shudo University, University of Cambridge, Higher School of Economics University and University of British Columbia vividly shared their experiences, gains and thoughts of studying abroad apiece by slides and colorful pictures. They also expressed their understanding of issues involving promoting Sino-Foreign cultural exchanges, patriotism, cultural confidence and dialectical treatment of economic and social differences between China and foreign countries.
At present, SWUPL has conducted more than 130 overseas programs with 75 universities in 20 countries and regions. In 2019, a total of 710 students were sent abroad for exchange studies, including 241 students who participated in 17 summer programs.