In the morning of Sep. 7th, the orientation meeting for new international students was held. The director of the Office of International Cooperation & Exchange (OICE), Prof. Xiao Long attended the meeting and extended the sincere welcome all new students on behalf of the university.
Prof. Xiao Long introduced the basic conditions of JUFE and its recent achievements on international education. She wished everyone to blend in the different schools which he or she belongs to, to participate in academic and recreational activities actively, and to try to experience Chinese humanities, values and culture deeply. Prof. Xiao Long said that the staff of OICE and the Chinese volunteers would help them to solve the problems in their study and life at JUFE. She wished all of the new students could have beautiful memories in JUFE and could also make a better JUFE along with other JUFEers.
During the meeting, international students watched promotional video of the university and listened to the explanations of regulations of dormitory management, teaching management system, visa extension rules, insurance procedures and other subsequent arrangements. And they also were introduced abundant and colorful activities at JUFE, including Chinese Corner, Language Partners, International Cultural Festival, Chinese Competition and so on. Then, students had meetings with the teachers in different schools which they belong to. After the orientation meeting, international students visited campus led by volunteers, knowing further about the history of JUFE and its current developments, and feeling the cultural atmosphere in the campus.
In 2017 fall semester, OICE recruits 162 international students in total, including 105 degree students. The international students come from more than 50 different countries, including UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malawi, Morocco, Madagascar and so on. The total number of international students in our school surpassed 100 in 2014, and it surpassed 200 in 2015. On the basis of the breakthrough of 300 international students in 2016, it is expected to surpass 400 this year.