On the afternoon of September 22, the opening ceremony for Anhui University of Technology (AHUT) 2020 international students was held at Xiushan campus. Vice President Gu Mingyan attended the ceremony and delivered a speech. Leaders from School of Postgraduate Education, Administration Office of Teaching Affairs, and representatives of teaching staff and international students attended the ceremony.
On behalf of AHUT, Vice President Gu Mingyan warmly welcomed the 88 new international students. She suggested that 2021 international students, as new members of the family of AHUT, adapt to the new environment as soon as possible, learn more about the Chinese language, get familiar with Chinese culture, and strive to become international talents with excellent professional knowledge and strong cross-cultural communication ability. At the end of the speech, Vice President Gu encouraged international students to be friendly ambassadors of cultural exchanges between China and countries around the world and make their contributions to building a community with a shared future for mankind.
On behalf of faculty members, Ms. He Xue delivered a speech. She hoped that the freshmen of international students could constantly challenge themselves on the way of seeking knowledge, keep pace with the times, constantly improve their Chinese, have a more comprehensive understanding of Chinese culture, and strive to become a bridge of friendship between China and foreign countries.
During the ceremony, 14 representatives of international students from Morocco, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bangladesh and other countries greeted the international students from all over the world through video. The College of International Education will continue to do a good job in teaching international students online and offline and integrating Chinese and foreign cultures with other departments.