The Online International Summer Camp of 2021 kicked off on June 15. This online event is held by the School of Civil Engineering of Chongqing University in collaboration with a number of reputable colleges and universities throughout the world, including Nanyang Technological University, Politecnico Milano University, Hokkaido University, St. Petersburg University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Lisbon, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Federal University of Siberia, University of Wollongong. The Summer Camp is expected to last for 4 days, from June 15 to 18.
The online meeting
The opening ceremony of the Online Summer Camp was held in the No. 1 Academic Lecture Hall of the Architecture Building of Chongqing University. Gao Xiang, deputy director of the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange, Dong Pingrong, vice dean of the School of International Education, Ma Ji, deputy secretary of CPC Committee of the School of Civil Engineering, Xie Qiang and Zhang Wengang, vice deans of the School, Professor Bai Yongtao and some teacher and student representatives were present at the opening ceremony. Professor Gabriella from Politecnico Milano University and Professor Pawel from Wroclaw University of Science and Technology and international students of the colleges and universities abroad attended the meeting through electronic means.
In-person meeting held at the School of Civil Engineering, CQU
Zhang Wengang presided at the opening ceremony. Zhang extended his sincere welcome to students present at the ceremony and gave a brief introduction to the School of Civil Engineering.
Zhang Wengang, vice dean of the School of Civil Engineering, is giving an introduction to the School.
Gao Xiang gave a view of the great city Chongqing and the remarkable achievements Chongqing University had made in the past years to students of the School of Civil Engineering and teachers and students attending the event through electronic means. Gao said that despite the pandemic, the Summer Camp would still serve its purpose to connect students all over the world.
Gao Xiang is giving an introduction to Chongqing and CQU.
Dong Pingrong introduced the attendants to the international student programs, scholarship and campus activities for international students of Chongqing University.
Dong Pingrong, vice dean of the School of International Education, is giving an introduction to the international student programs of Chongqing University.
Pawel Hawryszkow shared his past experience the International Summer Camp held by the School of Civil Engineering in previous years, and extended his best wishes to this special Summer Camp that was held on line, and expressed his hope that the Summer Camp would be held off line soon.
Professor Pawel Hawryszkow extended his sincere wishes to the Summer Camp.
Student representative Cao Can, a student from Nanyang Technological University, and Imad Obadi, a current doctoral candidate of CQU, shared their experience in studying abroad.
Cao Can and Imad Obadi shared their experience in studying abroad.
In the second half of the opening ceremony, student representatives from foreign colleges and universities talked about their schools and local customs and practices of their countries.