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Malaysian University Delegation Reaches Cooperative Intentions with JNU




A delegation from the University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) in Malaysia visited JNU on April 19 to discuss student exchange and scientific research cooperation.


The delegation consisted of Huang Shunge, second finance minister of Sarawak state of Malaysia and chairman of the board of directors of the university; Liu Naihao,  president of the UCTS Alumni Association for Malaysians who studied in China; and Adu Hajin, president of the university. On behalf of JNU, a warm welcome was extended by President Hu Jun and representatives of the Office of International Exchange and Cooperation, the International School, the Graduate School, the External Liaison Office, the Admissions Office and other institutions.


The delegation introduced Sarawak state and UCTS, stressing its strengths and expressing their sincere wish it would start a student exchange project and scientific research cooperation with JNU. The JNU representatives then mentioned that the International School had established some majors taught in English and advised starting a joint training project for postgraduates and doctorial candidates at both universities. A preliminary cooperation intention was reached on student exchange. The admitting standard, awarding of degrees and other details were further discussed.


UCTS, founded by the Sarawak government on April 1, 2013, focuses on science and technology. It is the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) university in Malaysia. It has schools of Foundation Studies, Business and Management, Engineering and Technology, Built Environment, and Computing. At present, overseas Chinese students make up 75 percent of the student body.



JNU's 7th Huatai Futures Business Challenge Unfolds





The seventh Huatai Futures Business Challenge, jointly organized by JNU's International Business School, the Student Activity Center and the Huatai Futures Co., Ltd., officially unfolded on April 13.


Liu Zhijiang, secretary of International Business School, thanked Huatai for its support of the business challenge and the joint training of JNU students. Liu said he hoped the two sides would improve the long-term cooperation mechanism to achieve resource complementarity and win-win cooperation.


Wen Junjie, assistant to president and manager of Huatai's brokerage department, said he hoped the business challenge would attract more talents and bring future leaders to the financial industry, thus contributing to the development of China’s financial market.


The business challenge was divided into three parts: lectures on basic knowledge of futures and options; a commodity futures trading simulation competition; and a futures and options knowledge competition. The first, second and third prize winners and the best trader were selected by calculating the total scores of the three parts, with lecture participation accounting for 30 points, online futures knowledge contest 30 points, and futures simulating trading account 40 points (taking into consideration the number of consecutive trading days, final interest and maximum retracement). The winning teams were asked to share their experiences of the competition during the awards ceremony.

  

Huatai also awarded 3,000 yuan to each of six excellent students from the International Business School who were active in the business challenge but in financial difficulty, for academic support and encouragement.

The International Business School and Huatai signed a strategic cooperation agreement in May 2016 to build a campus training base for financial derivatives talents and teach financial theory.



JNU Delegation Visits Austria, Poland and Hungary





At the invitation of educational institutions in Austria, Poland and Hungary, a JNU delegation headed by President Hu Jun traveled to 10 universities and institutions from March 30 to April 8. It visited the University of Vienna and the Chinese School of Vienna in Austria; the University of Warsaw, the Medical University of Warsaw, the Silk Road Foundation, the Council for Promoting Peaceful Reunification, the government of Lodz, the Medical University of Lodz, and the University of Social Sciences of  Lodz in Poland; and Corvinus University in Hungary.

Taking educational exchange as a bond, the delegation aims to unite first-class universities and world-renowned overseas Chinese associations in countries along the  One Belt and One Road route. Further goals are to expand JNU’s influence in Eastern Europe and lay a solid foundation for deeper cooperation between JNU and educational institutions and overseas Chinese associations in those countries.

 


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