On the morning of September 26, the International Students Symposium of the School of Mechanical Engineering was held in the Conference Room 212, No.37 Building. Prof. Jiao Kui, Vice Dean for Graduates admission and internatioanl affairs, and Prof. Cao Shuqian, vice dean for undergraduates admission attended the Symposium. Several supervisors of the new international graduates and members of International Communication Association also joined the Symposium. More than 20 new international students came to study at school of Mechanical Engineering in 2018, which broke a new record on the international students enrollment. The meeting was hosted by Jiao Kui.
At the meeting, Jiao Kui first gave a welcome speech and introduced all the participants. Then, Cao Shuqian delivered a speech to express the following expectations for international students: “First, I hope you will feel at home when studying at Tianjin University, and try to communicate with chinese students. Second, I suggest you put your study first no matter how long you will stay in Tianjin. Third, the Chinese culture is extensive and profound. You can find an interesting point to learn and understand Chinese culture. At the same time, you can bring your excellent culture to Tianjin University to for mutual learning. creating an international cultural atmosphere. Finally, if you have difficulties in life and study, you must communicate with your teacher in time. Everyone here will be enthusiastic and active in helping you, and I wish every of you a success.”
Next, the international students introduced themselves in turn to deepen their understanding. Foreign Secretary Miss Liang Qian introduced the development of the School of Mechanical Engineering from the aspects of faculty, teaching and scientific research. The supervisors gave a brief introduction of their research topics and welcomed international students to join in their own research groups.
At the end of the meeting, the international students exchanged ideas on what they saw and what they encountered at the campus. The symposium ended with a heat discussion atmosphere