144 universities from around the world gather in Chengdu

Sichuan University’s 2018 International Course Week opened in Chengdu on the evening of the 8th. 187 professors and more than 600 international students from 144 well-known universities in 26 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, France, and Russia will conduct a two-week study exchange at Sichuan University. It is understood that Sichuan University […]

UK PM to set out ambitious new approach to UK-China education

Prime Minister Theresa May is today set to announce a new package of exchange deals, partnerships and commercial contracts which bolster Britain’s already strong education relationship with China.

Chinese students already constitute the largest single source of overseas students in the UK, with 155,000 students currently in the UK worth an estimated £5 billion annually. There are also now some 9,000 young British people studying and interning in China, with numbers up 60% since 2013. Visiting the Chinese city of Wuhan today, which […]

China hosts young overseas Sinologists

Eighteen scholars from 15 countries including the United States and France on Tuesday completed a research visit in Beijing for overseas Sinologists. Jointly held by the Ministry of Culture and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the visit included lectures by Chinese scholars from prestigious universities and institutes. According to the ministry, lectures covered various […]

Russia and China to establish joint university

Russia and China to establish joint university

China will open the first Russian-Chinese university jointly with Moscow State University (MSU) in Shenzhen in 2016. All the costs of construction, equipment and management fee of the university will be covered by China. MSU Rector Viktor Sadovnichii said that courses in the new university will be conducted in three languages ​​- Russian, Chinese and […]

4th Chongqing Model United Nations Conference opens

The 4th Chongqing Model United Nations Conference (CQMUNC) opened in Chongqing Library over August 9 to 11, 2013. Activities during the conference included modeling the UN’s operation method, discussion procedure and role-playing as diplomats. Over 200 students exchanged their views on 7 international hot issues such as the global food crisis, and finally reached a […]

Education, rural area upgrade key for China’s sustainable growth: economist

Jennifer Blanke, chief economist of the World Economic Forum (WEF), said here Monday that China’s economy would become one of the world’s most competitive ones. In an exclusive interview with Xinhua held at the sidelines of Dubai’s two-day Government Summit, which runs in its inaugural edition, Blanke said that China has put great emphasis on […]

China ends free postgrad tuition

The State Council, or China’s cabinet, on Wednesday announced that the country will begin to charge tuition fees for all its postgraduate students while offering more flexible choices of student financial aid. Starting from the fall semester of 2014, all newly matriculated postgraduates in Chinese universities will be charged tuition fees, the cabinet said in […]

Chinese grads eye smaller cities: report

College graduates in China prefer to work in second-tier cities and at state-run enterprises (SOEs), a new employment report has suggested. Only 42 percent of those who graduated in 2012 hope to work in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, which are recognized as China’s most competitive cities. Some 53.8 percent of 2011 grads targeted work in […]

French Revolution book popular in China

A 156-year-old historical book on the French Revolution has become a surprise hit in China, where readers have found “links” in the subject matter to their own country’s realities. “The Old Regime and the French Revolution,” written by Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville around 1856, has become a bestseller, according to the Commercial Press, which first […]

Chinese Academy of Sciences building overseas branches

China’s leading scientific institution is aiming to expand its influence by establishing overseas branches around the world, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced on Monday. The CAS has started building a comprehensive research center in Kenya, while branches in central Asia, southeast Asia and Latin America are being planned, CAS Vice President Zhang Yaping […]

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