SPbPU Representative Office in Shanghai News
The rector of SPbPU, Academician of the RAS A.I. RUDSKOI was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of Tsinghua University (PRC). The ceremony was held in a solemn atmosphere in the presence of the President of Tsinghua University Qiu YONG, the provost and Vice-President Bin YANG, and other representatives of the partner university, members of the Academic Council of SPbPU, and Chinese students studying at Polytechnic University.
The decision to train two groups of Chinese graduate students in the semester-long programs of Polytechnic University was agreed with the Xian University of Technology. The meeting was held at the SPbPU Representative Office in Shanghai. It is known that very soon young men and women will come to Polytechnic University, where they will study information and computer technologies.
The visit of another Chinese university to Polytechnic University took place with the support of the Representative Office. A delegation of the East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) visited SPbPU in the end of May. The delegation included University Vice-President Dr. Liu CHANSHENG and Professors of university institutes. Chinese colleagues took part in the negotiations with the team of SPbPU International Services headed by Vice-Rector for International Relations Dmitry ARSENIEV.
In May, on the basis of the Representative Office, a meeting with a delegation of the Shanghai Commercial and Industrial School of Foreign Languages took place. Deputy Director of the School, Mr. Jing NANHUEY, and teachers in the Digital Management specialization took part in it. During the talks, the parties agreed on the participation of six students of the School in the International Polytechnic Summer School in July.
Many Chinese universities are starting to get acquainted with Polytechnic University through its Shanghai office. An example of this is Guangxi University of Science and Technology (GXUST), whose official delegation visited SPbPU in May. Representatives of the Chinese University first talked to the staff of the SPbPU office in Shanghai, found a considerable similarity of interests and areas of research, agreed on their visit to St. Petersburg, and participated in the International Polytechnic Week.
In mid-May, SPbPU became one of the co-organizers of the International Russian-Chinese Biomedical Forum. The event took place during the 21st Shanghai International Symposium on Biology and Medicine, which was held as part of the “One Belt - One Way” global initiative. The event brought together scientists, entrepreneurs and financial experts from more than 10 countries and regions, including Russia, the U.S., Great Britain, France, Ireland and China.
Over the years, more and more young people from the Celestial Empire show interest in the various educational programs of Polytechnic University. A significant role in attracting foreign applicants to the University belongs to the SPbPU Representative Office in Shanghai. Its staff negotiates with schools and universities in China, establishes contacts with new recruiting companies, give advice to future applicants and their parents.
Quite frequently students from the PRC come to study at Polytechnic University in groups. This was the case with the Xian University of Technology: since March, 18 students have been studying materials processing and research technologies at the Institute of Metallurgy, Machine Building and Transport within the framework of an international educational program. Read more
A delegation of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University headed by SPbPU Rector, Academician of the RAS Andrei RUDSKOI visited the Shanghai branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). St.Petersburg Polytechnic University actively develops cooperation with CAS branches. Considering the close connection of SPbPU and institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences, our university acts in this partnership as an aggregator of academic cooperation with China. At present, Polytechnic University has signed agreements with the Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics of the Chinese Academy of Science on the creation of two joint laboratories: read more.
Leaders of SPbPU and Tsinghua University held a ceremonial inauguration of the Joint Laboratory of Aerospace Engineering within the Programme of the International Research Centres of China. The best researchers of both our universities will get united in order to develop navigation space technology systems, systems of monitoring the unpiloted flying apparatus and new energy transformers and contribute to the most significant issues in modern science. Read more:
Singhua University became one of the first foreign partners of the Polytechnic University in China. It is important to underline that many Chinese graduates of SPbPU became well-known representatives of the scientific world in China - for example, the Rector of Tsinghua University from 1983 to 1988, Gao Jinde got his education at the Polytechnic University. And this is just one of many examples of the successful scientific career of Chinese graduates of the Polytech. Among the professors of Tsinghua University there is a range of SPbPU Honorary Doctors. In particular, this title was awarded to the Chairman of the Council of the Chinese University, Chen XU. Chen XU and SPbPU Rector signed an updated agreement on strategic partnership between universities. Read more: