Date: April 28, 2022
Source: JNU Office of International Exchange and Cooperation
The Rhodes University Confucius Institute in South Africa held its annual board meeting online and offline on April 26. Participants included Rhodes Vice President Peter Clayton; Patrice Mwepu, the institute’s South African dean; Liu Dexue, its Chinese dean at Rhodes; JNU Vice President Zhang Hong; Pu Ruoxi, director of the Office International Exchange and Cooperation, and other JNU board members.
(The annual board meeting)
On behalf of JNU, Zhang extended his sincere greetings and best wishes to the teachers and students at Rhodes University. He praised the institute for actively responding to Covid-19 and overcoming difficulties to continue Chinese teaching. He said he hoped members of the two universities could visit offline and jointly explore new cooperation once Covid-19 is contained.
Clayton said that since the outbreak of Covid-19, the institute had taken flexible measures to meet the challenges and actively organized various online teaching and cultural activities. He also said the university was grateful to JNU for providing it with anti-epidemic supplies.
Mwepu reviewed his work in 2021, and Liu reported on final accounts for 2021 and budgets for 2022. Both sides have fully discussed the institute’s 2022 work plan. Going forward, they will facilitate the sustainable development of Chinese education by working together to cultivate local teachers in South Africa and helping build the master’s degree program in Chinese at Rhodes.
MBA Teachers and Students Win First Prize in National Business Simulation Competition
The Jiyu team from JNU’s School of Management won first prize in the MBA/ postgraduate group in the 14th Peak Time National Business Simulation Competition, held online from April 13 to 17.
The competition in China is an offshoot of the world-famous Peak Time competition in Northern Europe. The international event, now called Cesim Elite, is hosted by a simulation teaching center under Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture. Since its introduction in China in 2008, the competition has now been held successfully 14 times, attracting nearly 300 colleges and universities and tens of thousands of students all over China.
The Jiyu team consisted of Zheng Yongjian, Yao Zhenlin, Xiao Xiaoxuan and Li Chaoyang, Class of 2020 MBA students in the School of Management, instructed byProf. Zhou Hong.
The 14th Peak Time semifinals attracted more than 4.4 million views on social media.
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