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The 2018 HITWH International Summer School on Land-Sky-Ocean Opens on July 14th
Author: 佚名 | release date: 2018-07-23 |click rate: 55

                               July 14, 2018 | Reported by Wei Haiyan | Translated by Guo yiqiong | Edited by Chen Xiao

The 3rd HITWH International Summer School on Land-Sky-Ocean (HITWH-ISSLASO 2018) was launched at library lecture hall on July 14. Professor Xu Xiaofei (Vice President of HIT and President of HITWH), Professor Yun Wonyoung (Pusan National University), Mr. Damir Zinatullin (Bauman Moscow State Technical University) and related officers of HITWH, Ma Haiying (Director of Student Affairs Office), Cui Lingjiang (Library Director) and Dong Ke (Deputy Director of International Office), as well as international students attended the opening ceremony. This year the HITWH-ISSLASO gathered 68 foreign students came from Russia, Ireland, England, New Zealand, Vietnam, Korea, etc.

Professor Xu Xiaofei addressed the opening ceremony and expressed his warm welcome to all the foreign friends. He briefly introduced the basic situation of HIT and took the summer school as an example to stress major measures and achievements of HITWH on internationalization. And he hoped that all the participants could take full advantage of this platform to strengthen exchanges, make progress and learn together.

Ms. Tang Wenlin, the representative of Chinese delegates, gave a speech followed. She welcomed foreign friends and briefly covered Chinese landscapes and foods. She also invited foreign friends to enjoy their time in HITWH and have a good experience of traditional Chinese culture. As the representative of foreign delegates, Mr. Conor Deane from Ireland said he was very happy to have friends who came from different countries gathered in Weihai. He believed that the summer school was a good chance to share and learn. He expressed his wishes to communicate with other participants and experience China's extensive and profound culture.

After the opening ceremony, President Xu Xiaofei gave foreign students the first thematic report. He introduced the construction and the development of HIT and HITWH as well as their current situations to make participants know better about HIT and HITWH.

It is said that in addition to holding language learning classes and academic seminars, this year’s summer school will also organize visits to HRT racing team, HITWH Museum, Weihai Huaxia City, Huancui Building, Changyu Wine Culture Museum, etc., and hold activities to experience traditional Chinese culture, including calligraphy, Tai Chi, dumpling, paper cutting and so on.