【University Students News Agency Report】 In the afternoon of October 31st, conversazione of collaborative education programme between GXUN and Staffordshire University was held in International Complex Building. President of Staffordshire University Professor Machel Gun, President of GEM Lai Bingrong, President of GXUN Xie Shangguo, Vice President He Zhengping and principals and teachers of relevant departments and colleges, and all Grade 2012 students and foreign teachers of the College participated in the meeting. Vice President He Zhengping presided over the meeting.
President Xie Shangguo made an introduction of Sino-British collaborative education programme. He said that the programme GXUN-Staffordshire University Sino-British Collaborative Education in Accounting with Bachelor of Arts (Hons) was permitted to be operated by Ministry of Education of China in June, 2012, it was the only Sino-foreign collaborative education programme that was permitted by Ministry of Education in Guangxi. The aim of Sino-foreign collaborative education programme was to introduce advanced higher education resources of UK to cultivate Chinese students have international perspective and comprehensive quality in Chinese Universities and become more competitive in the world. GXUN would follow the ideology of student-centered of UK in every course of education, including selection of teachers, teaching system design, quality assurance monitor,student service, facility construction, further studying abroad etc. and modify ways of teaching to suit the special requirements of each student to make them have a full development of their abilities and qualities. Having finished four years courses and reached requirement of graduation, students of the programme would get GXUN Bachelor of Management in Accounting and Staffordshire University Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Accounting.
President Xie said that students who chose the programme would have experience of studying in UK, for all courses in the programme would be taught in English and students would have to follow the strict requirements of UK education. He hoped that the first students of the programme can overcome difficulties, study hard, be strict with themselves, make good plan for the four years study, and make good use of the advanced education resources and management system to improve study quality, follow mottoes of the two universities to successfully finish this international higher education journey.
President of Staffordshire University Professor Machel Gun said that both GXUN and StaffordshireUniversity had the same education ideology, which advocated that students should be the center of education, education should integrate theory with practice,and ways of teaching should suit the special requirements of each student. He hoped that students of the programme can develop rigorous thinking andself-study ability, study hard new theory and technology, improve communication skills and become international talents. He also hoped that both universities can exchange and study each advanced teaching methods and make students obtain more international knowledge to meet the need of adapting to the development of global economic.
Teachers and students of the programme had an active communication with visitors from Staffordshire University, and Professor Johns Bardwick introduced four foreign teachers to the programme teachers and students. Luo Jiesi, a student from Grade 2012 of the programme said that foreign teachers were humor and patient to students,and students liked their teaching ways, they would cherish this opportunity to study hard to comprehend international knowledge.
After the meeting, all participants had a group photo taken.