On 18th March, two experts of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China came to our university and made an overall investigation on our school’s capability in cultivating students who can apply for the Government Scholarships. During the visit, we made work reports and show our campus to two experts, Gu Jianzheng, dean of International School of Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)，and Luan Fengchi, dean of International School of China University of Petroleu. President Pro. Zheng Wentang, Vice-president Pro. Shen Zhili and responsible teachers in relevant schools attend the investigation conference.
In the meeting, President Zheng extended a warm welcome to the experts group from the Ministry of Education. Based on national education policies, such as “Double First-rate” and “One Belt One Road”,President Zheng analyzed the opportunities of internationalization developments in our university and introduced our goals the 13th Five-Year Plan.
Vice-president Shen reported the work of international students education to the expert group. Focusing on the funding requirements of Chinese Government Scholarships, she made a detailed report on five aspects including our capability and level of international school-running, the management and services for international students, logistics support and existing problems, and answered related questions raised by experts group.
Accompanied by vice-president Shen, experts group gave on-the-spot visits on our educational and teaching conditions, living environment and facilities like library, International School, Electronic information Engineering School, the Architecture and Art School, students canteen and the International Center. Meanwhile, they made a questionnaire investigation on International students from different levels and grades in our school. The experts from Education Department fully affirmed our capability of international school-running and international students cultivation level.
"Chinese Government Scholarships" is a government scholarship program to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities. The enrolment and administration of these programs are carried out by the China Scholarship Council on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of Education.
Currently, 279 universities are qualified to cultivate foreign students by Chinese Government Scholarships. Our university started its application since 2016, and has been listed as a candidate university, under recommendation of Beijing Municipal Education Commission.