On the morning of September 11, the sky was high and the air was golden. The opening ceremony of the first international student of Sichuan Agricultural University and the international economics and trade course taught in English was held in the Chengdu Campus 403 Conference Room. Chen Qing, deputy director of the International Exchange and Cooperation Division, Wu Ping, deputy director of the School of Economics, He Renhui, deputy secretary of the party committee, and all undergraduate students of the 2019 level attended the opening ceremony.
Wu Ping first expressed sincere congratulations and warm welcome to the students studying in China. He said that as the world's second largest economy and the largest manufacturing country, China has always adhered to the basic national policy of opening to the outside world and opening up to the outside world, and firmly adhered to the road of development of openness, cooperation and sharing, and jointly established the "One Belt, One Road" initiative. The idea of building a community of human destiny is to show the responsibility and responsibility of the great powers of China. Civilized, harmonious, open and inclusive China is a wise choice for international students. The capital of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, is a land of open land and has the advantages of free trade zone and western financial center. It can provide sufficient international finance, trade practice, international economic management internship position and work advantage. Sichuan Agricultural University, as the national 211 engineering construction university and double-class construction university, has a comprehensive strength of 130 national rankings and a global ranking of less than 2,000. It is definitely the most economical and wise choice for international students. "From today, you are the Sichuan farmers. You are the economists. You must adhere to the hospital training of 'thickness and morality, the economy and the people', and study professional knowledge to become a friendly messenger of your motherland and China, to be a friendly messenger of world civilization exchanges." Wu Ping saidexpressively.
“It’s a pleasure to have friends coming from afar.” He Renhui expressed his warm welcome to the students and raised some hopes and requirements: I hope they can adapt to the new learning environment as soon as possible and learn more languages, cultures, knowledge and Skills; I hope they can abide by the law and respect the customs and habits of students from all over the world; I hope they understand the long history of Chinese civilization for 5,000 years, and actively introduce the excellent culture of their respective countries to the surrounding teachers and students, become the "Belt and Road" excellence and the communicator of culture.
Chen Qing introduced the school's history of running schools, management rules for international students, enrollment of international students, and living allowance policies for international students. In recent years, under the impetus of a series of policies to promote international education, the number of international students has grown rapidly. Now all the majors in the school can enroll foreign students.The school has more than 100 international students. The School of Economics successfully opened the first English-language program, pushing the school's international education to a new height.
In a relaxed and interactive session, Hasan from Bangladesh said that after coming to China for seven months, many of his daily necessities were “Made in China”. The days of studying and living in China made him truly understand China. In the future study life, they will abide by Chinese laws, abide by the school rules and regulations, and hope to establish a deep and unforgettable friendship with our classmates and teachers. FakihaniGhita from Morocco talked about some minor annoyances caused by his lack of Chinese in China and said that she will definitely learn Chinese in the future.
After the opening ceremony, the participating leaders and all the international students took a group photo in front of the teachings, and the event ended in a happy and warm atmosphere.
The undergraduate major in international economics and trade taught in English is the first undergraduate course in English. The first batch of 53 international students from 13 countries including Bangladesh, Mongolia, Morocco and Vietnam is currently enrolled. The opening of this major will effectively promote the dual-class construction of our school and enhance the international education level and international influence of our school.