On March 9, Tianjin University signed a cooperation agreement on student recruitments with Malaysian independent high schools online. Over 40 chairmen, principals and directors from 9 Malaysian independent high schools, including Kwang Hua Private High School,Pay Fong High School, Pei Chun High School, Nan Hwa High School, Yuk Choy High School, Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School, Keat Hwa High School, Pin Hwa High School and Chung Hwa High School, attended the signing ceremony. Li Qiang, Dean of the School of International Education, Yang Xiaorui, Deputy Dean and Liu Wenwei, the Office Director of the International Admission Office of the School of International Education were also present at the ceremony. Yang Xiaorui presided over the ceremony.
Li Qiang first expressed his sincere thanks to the representatives who attended the signing ceremony and gave a general introduction to TJU in terms of university history, running concept and discipline advantages. He then stressed the measures the university took to ensure online teaching during the pandemic and mentioned in particular how Malaysian students behaved at school. Li noted that Malaysian students constituted an important part of international students at TJU and that the university was resolute to offer them a favorable learning environment and abundant teaching facilities. “By this partnership, we hope to enroll more students from Malaysian independent high schools,” Li said.
Representatives of these independent high schools subsequently shared some basic facts about their schools. After the signing ceremony, they also exchanged views on when Malaysian students were allowed to enter China, how to enhance international students' sense of belongings, and how to carry out mathematical, physical and chemical training for Malaysian students.
It is known that Malaysia has 62 independent secondary schools, all of which stick to providing education in the Chinese language and sustain themselves mainly through donations from Malaysian Chinese, Chinese communities and non-governmental organizations.Most of these schools participating in the signing ceremony have more than 2,000 students, and have sent a group of international students to TJU in recent years.
By Deng Qi
Editor: Eva Yin