SPbPU Representative Office in Shanghai News

The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in St. Petersburg organized a charity event for Chinese students of Polytechnic University

On April 28, 2020, volunteers from the Advisory Center for Chinese Students at SPbPU, Consulate’s voluntary assistants handed over individual anti-virus protection kits to international students. The kits included medical masks and a variety of disinfectants. Altogether, almost fifteen hundred of Polytechnic University’s Chinese students have got support from the Consulate. The head of the Advisory Center for Chinese Students at SPbPU Shen LEI coordinated the action. Read more

Pandemic topics can be treated differently

For example, Tsinghua University and UNESCO decided to consider quarantine as an occasion to reconsider the approach to higher education and initiated a Special Dialogue “Online education in the COVID-19 Response and Beyond”. On April 24, an online meeting of the leaders of more than 20 leading universities of the world took place. During the virtual meeting, the participants shared their experience of the mass transition to distance learning. Rector of SPbPU, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Andrei RUDSKOI became the only representative from Russian universities. He took part in the discussion at the personal invitation of the President of Tsinghua University, Professor QIU Yong. Read more

Quarantine is no hindrance to communication: countries and universities observe the regime of self-isolation but this does not affect communication and cooperation

No doubt, meetings and negotiations are nowadays held online. And, of course, it is vital in this difficult time to support international students who are currently studying at St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and are away from their family and from home. We found out that an international student club is planning a series of distance events at PolyUnion; we also talked with foreign students at St. Petersburg Polytechnic University to find out how their lives have changed during the quarantine period. Read more

Interim results of the Open Tasks of 2020 Project

In February 2020, the first interim results of the Open Tasks of 2020 Project were summed up. SPbPU is implementing this project in conjunction with the Nari Group Concern, the state-owned electric grid corporation of China. Read more

Meetings and negotiations with potential partners

Three meetings were held in January with Chinese potential partners at one stroke. At the site of the Representative Office, a meeting was held with the Tieke Sintsailaiao Company, during which the participants discussed prospects for cooperation on manufacturing technologies for parts of high-speed trains. Read more

Master’s degree students from Xian completed training at Polytechnic University

In January 2020, 44 students of yet another Chinese partner of SPbPU, i.e., Xi’an University of Science and Technology, received certificates of completion. Read more

Chinese students took courses at the International Polytechnic Winter School

In January 2020, 100 Chinese students from Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Transport University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, East China Polytechnic University and other partner universities of SPbPU successfully completed their studies at the International Polytechnic Winter School at various educational modules. Read more

Establishment of the SPbPU Preparatory Center in Shanghai

Employees of Polytechnic University and the Shanghai Business School of Foreign Languages talked about the establishment of the SPbPU Training Center in Shanghai. The School came up with such an initiative back in 2019: at that time, cooperation with Polytechnic University had lasted for two years. The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Shanghai provided significant support for the advancement of the partnership. Read more

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and Xian University of Technology are Going to Establish a Joint Institute

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and Xian University of Technology discussed the possibility of creating a joint Russian-Chinese institute. With the support of the SPbPU official Representative Office in Shanghai, negotiations between representatives of SPbPU and Xian University of Technology were held at the Xi'an university site in mid-January. Read more

Development of cooperation with universities in Shanghai, Nanjing and Xi’an

In December, a delegation of the Higher School of Engineering and Economics (HSEE) of SPbPU held negotiations on cooperation in three cities of China: Shanghai, Nanjing and Xi’an. The meetings were sponsored by the official Representative Office of SPbPU. Read more