On the afternoon of September 14, 2023, the opening ceremony for the second phase of the “China Link - Discover at HUST Summer Program” was held at School of International Education of HUST. Along with faculty members from relevant departments, Professor Zhou Liping, Dean of the School of International Education, Zhao Xiaofeng, Associate Dean of the School of International Education, Professor Chen Rong, Associate Dean of the School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, and Professor Liu Helin, Head of the Urban Planning Department of the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, welcomed 15 outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from various countries.
Professor Zhou extended a warm welcome to the 15 students participating in the program. She introduced the university's academic strengths, international rankings, research advantages and international education. She also expressed her expectations for the "China Link - Discover at HUST Summer Program", which aims at increasing HUSTer’s competence in intercultural communication.
Initiated by the Ministry of Education, China Link is a program that focuses on constructing high-quality summer schools in first-class universities and disciplines for exchange students. This year, the School of International Education launched the "Discover at HUST Summer Program". In its first phase, 39 distinguished undergraduate and graduate students from prestigious universities and disciplines worldwide were enrolled. The students engaged in research exchange with HUST mentors for periods ranging from two to eight weeks. In addition, they also had the opportunity to experience practical training in large leading companies.
The “China Link - Discover at HUST Summer Program" has significantly enhanced HUST's engagement with world-renowned institutions and its international reputation.
Written by: Yang Kunjie
Edited by: Chang Wen, Peng Yumeng