SPbPU Representative Office in Shanghai News
SPbPU students celebrated the Chinese New Year. The celebration took place at the PolyUnion International Student Interclub with all safety precautions taken.
The festivities of the Chinese New Year in 2021 will last from February 12 to 26. Specifically for Chinese students of SPbPU and everyone interested in Eastern culture, the residents of PolyUnion and TutorForces tutoring service held a bright festival, through which they tried to tell about the key features and traditions of the main holiday of the Celestial Empire.
После глобальной перепланировки на территории международного кампуса СПбПУ начал работу обновленный Admission Office – многофункциональный центр, интегрирующий все инфокоммуникационные сервисы и структурные подразделения международных служб, отвечающие за прием и оформление иностранных абитуриентов, документальное сопровождение студентов в процессе их обучения.
The online format was a challenge for the coordinators, teachers, and participants of the Russian Language and Culture program at the International Polytechnic Winter School 2021. For many years, the educational module included such important components as communication with native speakers in real-life situations, visits to historical sites and places of interest, which provided a deep immersion in the language environment. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the coordinators had to exclude some elements of the program. Nevertheless, 10 international students from China, Italy, Germany and France joined the online classes in order to master the basics of the Russian language and get acquainted with the peculiarities of Russian culture during two intense weeks.
Polytechnic University took part in the International Symposium on Sustainable Development of the Belt and Road Science and Innovation Network (BRSIN). The event was held at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) with the support of Shanghai Science and Technology Committee. Shanghai Branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National University of Singapore, Shanghai Research Institute for Sciences, Moscow Aviation Institute, and others joined the symposium.
Despite closed borders, SPbPU remains in touch and develops international cooperation with the Asian region. At the end of last week, Polytechnic University took part in the meeting of the Executive Board of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR), which the university has been a member of since 2016. The event took place within the UASR Events 2020 forum, organized by Xi'an Jiaotong University (China) in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano (Italy). Because of the coronavirus pandemic, all events were held in remote form on the Webex platform.
This week, Polytechnic University participated in the Second China-Russia Symposium on Polar Acoustics and Information Technology. The event was organized by a SPbPU partner - Harbin Engineering University and the Russian industry center Marinet. The Symposium was supported by the Informatics Department of the Chinese State Natural Sciences Foundation Committee.
Experts from the Peter the Great Polytechnic University and Huawei took part in a Huawei-SPbPU Open Day 2020 virtual workshop. Its main goal is to bring together leading scientists from the most relevant fields of science to identify promising areas of cooperation and launch new projects. Due to the great potential and a broad range of scientific fields in which SPbPU researchers work, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University became a co-organizer of a large-scale event that Huawei regularly holds. Besides our university, experts from St. Petersburg, Moscow and other Russian research centers of Huawei and the Chinese office of the company joined the workshop.
Last week, the regional festival of international competitions Huawei Honor Cup 2020 took place at Peter the Great Polytechnic University. Students, teachers and experts in the field of information and communication technologies from St. Petersburg universities and companies got together in the Resource Center of the SPbPU International Campus. The event was held in compliance with all security measures; simultaneously, it was broadcast on YouTube online, thanks to which all viewers could take part in interactive events and compete for the prizes.
The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in St. Petersburg handed over 5,000 disposable medical masks to the international campus of Polytechnic University. “The Department of Education of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in St. Petersburg presents Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University its respect and thanks for the continued assistance to Chinese students,” said the Consul for Education of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in St. Petersburg Mr. Sun LILIN.
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