On the morning of September 4, Mr. Wu Canguang, Vice President of Persahabatan International Asia University (PIAU) and Ms. Li Jialing, Director of Foreign Affairs Department of PIAU visited University of Sanya (USY). Ms. Cao Yanwei, Vice Director of International Department, Ms. Zhang Meiyun, Deputy Secretary of the Party Branch of School of Humanities & Communication, and Ms. Nana Chen, staff of International Department attended the welcome and held discussions with the guests.
To start with, Ms. Cao expressed the warm welcome to the guests and introduced the overall situation of USY, including infrastructure, international exchanges and cooperation and teaching programs.
Mr. Wu Canguang briefed on PIAU’s history and current situation. He said the objectives for the visit were to further develop exchanges and cooperation between USY and PIAU, and also to express their heartfelt gratitude to USY on sending interns to teach in PIAU. In July of this year, two interns from School of Humanities and Communication were sent by USY to teach Chinese language in PIAU. Mr. Wu spoke highly of the interns’ performance in their university. He said this two interns greatly helped ease the shortage of Chinese language teachers and generally increase the interest for students to learn Chinese and culture.
In May of 2017, USY and PIAU signed the cooperative MOU. At the meeting, both sides also talked details on further promoting program on exchanging students and Sino-foreign cooperatively running program.
Founded in 2008, PIAU aims to cultivate talents in good command of Chinese language in the aspect of trade, business, tourism and education. PIAU is a designated cooperation institute approved by the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia to assist the Ministry of Tourism to train talents and support the development of tourism in the country.