On the morning of 7th August, “Study China Programme 2017” opening ceremony was successfully held in the auditorium of Yifu building. Global education center director Huang meixu, deputy director Wang gang and the supervisor of this programme from Manchester University Wang dongshuo attended the ceremony.
At the beginning, Global education center director Huang meixu gave a speech to welcome the visiting students and briefly introduced the general situation of East China Normal University. She hoped that British students could experience Chinese traditional culture at close range and at the same time get to know about the recent achievements in China. In the end, she wished everyone to have a good memory in ECNU. After that, supervisor Wang dongshuo and two student representatives from Britain and China respectively also addressed to express their expectations of this programme.
At 2 o’clock in the afternoon, broken ice games were held for British students, including clipping marbles with chopsticks, ring toss, trample balloons and so on. All the students had a good time and got delicate gifts.
ECNU has held this programme for ten years, and always welcomes visiting students from far away with warm passion. This time, there are totally 98 university students taking part in this programme. They will spend three weeks in ECNU to study Chinese and traditional culture. Apart from this, they will visit Shanghai museum, the Bund, and Yangzhou city, which will provide them a new perspective to experience China. Over 20 volunteers from ECNU also join in the programme, to ensure the smooth conduct of various courses and activities, which is a good chance for British and Chinese students to communicate with each other.
Room 253 International Students Office, Physics Building,
East China Normal University, 3663 North Zhongshan Road, Shanghai, China
Global Education Center
International Student Office