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Delegation from Oxford University Visited Jilin University

Nov 18, 2016 Office of Global Engagement

Dr. Zhang Guangcui, Director of Office of Global Engagement and Dr. Bu Tiejun, Deputy Director of Office of Global Engagement, Dr. Wang Rui, Deputy Director of Office of Undergraduate Education, reviewed with the delegation about the programmes jointly conducted by the two parties, including Visiting Students Programme, short-term exchange programmes, and Training Workshop Programmes from Young faculty members of Medical Sciences. They reached consensus on promoting joint programs in teacher training, visiting scholar programme and on holding Education Week in Jilin University in 2017. In the talks with some young faculty members who went to Oxford for Training Workshop of the Young faculty members from Medical Sciences in this August, the two parties concluded progress made in the programme, and discussed in-depth of the implementation plan on the workshop in the future.

The presentation introducing the Oxford University Visiting Students Programme jointly held by the two universities was successfully held in the International Academic Lecture Hall. More than 100 students from various disciplines of Jilin University joined the activity. The delegation gave a systematic introduction to the Visiting Students Programme targeting non-English speaking countries for the first time and Oxford Prospects Programmes in a warm and interactive atmosphere.

Dr. Lu Yuchen, Director of Oxford Prospects Programmes, Emily Gong, Assistant of Visiting Students Programme were among the delegation. Visiting Students Programme of Oxford University mainly enrolls students from English-speaking countries such as America and European countries to engage them in one-year overseas study. In 2016, the Programme was first opened to Chinese universities including Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Nanjing University, Jilin University, Xiamen University, Nankai University and Southern University of Science and Technology. The first batch of 7 students has already registered at Oxford after strict selection. Jilin University recommended Xu Xiaochuan and Yang Wenchang in the first batch of students and they both have been successfully enrolled into the Programme.