Delegation of Director of the Office of International Education, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Visited Our University
On January 11th, 2020, a delegation led by Satalkina Evgeniia, the director of the Office of International Education, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia, arrived at Xi'an Technological University to pay a one-day friendly visit for cooperative purposes.
In the morning, under the guide of Liu Weiguo, principal of Key Laboratories of Xi'an Technological University, Jian Zengyun, dean of School of Materials and Chemical Engineering, Chen Weixing, Guo Yongchun, assistant deans of School of Materials and Chemical Engineering, and Wang Hongxi, assistant dean of School of Mechatronic Engineering, the foreign guests visited some laboratories of the relevant schools respectively and deeply learned the strength of scientific research of our university, which laid a good foundation for in-depth cooperation of relevant areas. Later, the guests visited the School of International Education and the Smart Classroom. Having been clear about the hardware facilities and software supports provided by our university, they spoke highly of our modern teaching concepts and environment.
On the conference in this afternoon, our vice president Liu Bo extended a warm welcome to the Russian delegation, and then introduced the basic situation of our university to the foreign guests and briefly reviewed the exchange and cooperation achievements of the both sides, expressing the desire to develop a deeper cooperative relationship with St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Satalkina Evgeniia, the director of the Office of International Education, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, thanked the vice president Liu Bo for his welcome and said they also looked forward to exploring opportunities for cooperation and expanding areas of exchanges. Later, the two sides discussed the 2020 short-term exchange plan for graduates to St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, the 2020 summer camp, and focused on the in-depth cooperation programs, reaching a broad consensus on the cooperative time and modes. Both sides agreed to further push forward bilateral cooperation to a deeper and broader degree. Yan Li, director of the Teaching Affairs Department and other relevant personnel of the Department and the International Office attended the conference.
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University is a world-famous university with a good reputation (ranked second in the Times Higher Education Ranking of Russian Universities), and is the top engineering university oriented to research in Russia. In 2018, our university established a cooperative relationship with St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Through joint training of students, lectures by teachers, visits of leaders and establishment of joint training bases and other activities, both sides have achieved fruitful cooperation results. The cooperative mode has demonstration effects and great impacts on other universities in Shaanxi Province.
International Office of Xi'an Technological University
January 12, 2020