Chang'an University News and Events

The Fourth Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival

After more than one month of intense preparations, the "Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival Award-winning Short Film Tasting and Film Culture Seminar" co-sponsored by the School of Literature, Art and Communication of Chang’ an University and the "Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival" organizing committee was held successfully in our university Weishui campus conference center on the second floor of the lecture hall. 

President Assistant Biao Xiaohong and members of the Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival jury, Professor of the Vancouver Film Institute Cheryl-Lee attended the seminar and delivered a speech, accompanied by the Weishui Campus Office, the International Cooperation Department, party leaders of School of Literature, Art and Communication, more than 300 teachers and students of School of Literature, Art and Communication attended the seminar. The seminar was presided over by the Professor Wei Yangqing of School of Literature, Art and Communication, Vice Chairman of Shaanxi Film Association.

President Assistant Biao Xiaohong expressed her welcome to the all the movie young people who participated in the seminar and Staff of the Organizing Committee of the Golden Panda International Film Festival and She spoke highly of the achievements made in recent years by Canada's East Star Media, Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival.She introduce the basic situation of Chang’ an University and School of Literature’ Art and Communication, and she expressed the corporate culture of East Star Media "people-oriented, sincere gratitude, cooperation, learning and innovation" has a common value orientation with Chang'an University’s motto, she hoped that the two sides to enhance mutual understanding and strengthen mutual cooperation.

Cheryl-Lee said in her speech, she was very happy to come to Xi'an China, experienced Xi'an' s unique local customs and practices, and rich cultural heritage, and she was very glad to come to the beautiful Chang' an University and hoped that the presence of the students and young filmmakers through the activities of the evening to conduct in-depth exchanges.

The seminar shows 3 outstanding short films from the nearly 400 entries of the Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival:《A Children’s Song》(U.S.A)、 《I Heard the Flowers Blooming When I was Eighty》(U.S.A)、《A Beautiful Mess》(The United Arab Emirates). The film's creative staff introduced the story behind the film, and shared creative inspiration.In the Q & A session, the filmmakers came from afar listened to everyone's viewing experience, and teachers and students participated in the activities on the award-winning film's artistic features, shooting techniques in-depth and wonderful communication. 

Before the seminar began, President Assistant  Biao Xiaohong met with visiting guests at the meeting room. In the afternoon, the Award winning filmmakers of Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival and the organizing committee staff visited the traffic hall and experimental teaching center of School of Literature, Art and Communication.

The Inter-school Cooperation Agreements with Three Universities

Recently, the president Ma represented Chang’ an university respectively signed the inter-school agreement with President of University of Salford, UK, Helen Marshall and President of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, A.Mitkas and President of Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Jong Ho Kim. 

According to the agreement, our university will carry out teachers' mutual visits, student communication , scientific cooperative research and other educational and academic communication activities and set up comprehensive, long-range and steady cooperative partnership based on equality and mutual benefit, complementary advantages, mutual cooperation and common development. The signing of the cooperation agreement will provide a better opportunity and platform for the development of both sides. 

The University of Salford is located next to Manchester city center and was founded in1896, which is a time-honored comprehensive high level university. It has Business School, Arts and Media School,Computer Engineering School, Building Environment School , Biological Science School and so on. In recent years, according to the analyzing figures from QAA,the teaching level of University of Salford ranked the top 10 in over 110 universities in the UK.83% of the research projects in University of Salford reached to the standard of “International Recognition” showed by the evaluative figures of British government. 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was founded in the year of 1925, which was named by the philosopher Aristotle. It is close to the center of Thessaloniki city and covered the area of 230 thousand square meters . Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the biggest university on scale and comprehensively ranks at top two in Greece . In the ranking of QS 2016,it ranked the 461th. It mainly includes Engineering School, Agriculture School, Forestry and Environment School, Humanity School , Management School , Arts School, Education School, Medical School and so on.

Seoul National University of Science and Technology was set up in the year of 1910 and is located in Luyuan District, Seoul Special City, which is one of the top two national comprehensive universities in Seoul city. It mainly includes Engineering School, Modeling School, Humanity School, Biological Energy School, Information and Communication Engineering School, Fusion Technology and Business School as well as Language School.

A Joint Student Training Agreement Signed

Recently, Vice President Zhao Junhai and the Vice President Nick Miles OBE of University of Nottingham signed the joint student agreement.

According to the agreement, to promote the education and academic exchanges between the two universities, the two sides will carry out activities such as students' joint training on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, complementary advantages, mutual cooperation and common development, to establish and develop comprehensive, long-term and stable cooperative partnership. The signing of the cooperation agreement between the two universities will provide a better opportunity and platform for the common development of both sides.

University of Nottingham was founded in 1881 and is a global top 100 elite, the British Ivy League Russell University Group members, M5 University Union founding members. The school ranked No. 75 in the 2016-2017 QS World University, and the 2014 TIMES UK University of Engineering ranked second in the UK.

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