Sichuan Agricultural University News and Events

  • SAU Took Part in High Rank Educational Exchanges in Tokyo


A high rank Educational forum and exhibition of Chinese universities and Japanese universities was held in Tokyo. The subject of the forum is “Changes of Chinese Universities and Japanese Universities in the Competition Era of Globalization”. It provided a comprehensive platform for the exchange between the two countries. 42 universities of China and 50 universities of Japan attended the event. SAU is greatly honored to be ranked in the famous universities such as Bejing University and Qinghua University in China as well as Kyoto University and Waseda University in Japan. It is the largest event in the China-Japan educational history. On the forum, Mr. Zhu Qing, Vice-President of SAU, was invited to give a report under the title "Strengthen Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation to Serve Local Economy". On the exhibition, our delegation actively promoted SAU, introduced SAU to Japanese Universities and made exchanges with Japanese universities. Then our delegation visited Waseda University and attended the Chinese students’ New Year Party in Tokyo Technology Institute according to the schedule.




  • International Students Cultural Exchange in SAU

15 students of New York State University came to visit SAU and had a wonderful time. They were warmly received and invited to a variety of cultural activities including Chinese dance, calligraphy, Taijiquan, tea culture, Tibetan Guozhuang party and so on. The visit culminated in the whole exchange when the Youth League, the Student Union and the IOEC of SAU held a grand evening party for the American students. This event is part of the program planned by Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong, who returned an invitation to 224 teachers and students of New York State University to visit China for a dozen days. As we know in 2008 after the Wenchuan earthquake disaster, New York State University generously invited and hosted 150 Sichuan-earthquake-refugee college students as comfort.



  • U.S. Well-known Professor of Poultry Science Came 



Dr. Paul Siegel, Professor Virginia University U.S. in poultry science, came to SAU for academic exchanges. Dr. Paul Siegel, accompanied by Prof. Zhu Qing, the Deputy President of SAU, visited our school exhibition hall, the campus and some key- laboratories. He carried out academic exchanges and discussions with our teachers and students on relevant fields and wide scope. Dr. Paul Siegel, the well-known professor of poultry science, was once the editor of 《Poultry Science》.




  • Japanese Professor Yamaguchi’s 45 Working Days in Sichuan 


From August 11 to September 25, Prof. Yamaguchi, had his 45 busy working days in the Rice Institute and Adversity-biology Laboratory of Sichuan Agricultural University. During the period, he mainly guided students to undertake the purification analysis study of natural products and molecular structure of bacillus isolated from a certain fruit of a plant with NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance instrument). He made co-operation with Prof. Zhang Xiaoping (SAU) to isolated new actinomycetes to study anti-rice sheath blight—one of the agricultural micro-organisms of natural products (including the active ingredient and the new fluorescent substances).