SOU Holds 2017 Immersion Hub Short Term International Student Program

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The fifth session of Immersion Hub Short Term International Student Program was officially started on the morning of June 12 at Shanghai Open University. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice President ZHANG Jin expressed a warm welcome to all international students, hoping that 25 students from 8 countries could learn from the two-week program and experience the Chinese culture by themselves.

2017 Overseas Chinese youth “China Roots Trip” Spring Camp has been held successfully at Shanghai Open University

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The 2017 Overseas Chinese youth “China Roots Trip” Spring Camp sponsored by Overseas Chinese affairs office of the State Council and the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government begun on April 20 in Shanghai. The theme of the 10-day spring camp is ‘the Belt and Road Initiatives’. Shanghai Open University (SOU), as a Chinese Language Education base and one of the campsites, welcomed 33 Myanmar teachers and students from CPEC. This is the first Spring Camp held by SOU after the establishment of the Overseas Chinese College of Shanghai.    

SOU International Visiting Scholar Program 2017 Autumn Session Has Successfully Completed

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The 10 International Visiting Scholars from 9 countries, including one self-supporting scholar from South Africa have successfully completed their research activities in Shanghai Open University ( SOU) from May 15th to May 26th, 2017. There are 4 scholars from the Belt & Road countries, which are Malaysia, Philippines, Russia and Thailand, and 4 scholars from African countries.

2017 International Visiting Scholar Program (Spring Session) Is Now Open for Application

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In order to promote global cooperation between universities, other institutions and interested scholars through academic exchange and to enhance the quality of teaching and research in the field of open and distance learning, Shanghai Open University (SOU) has successfully conducted the International Visiting Scholar Program each Spring and Autumn since 2013, with participation by the member universities and institutes of African Council for Distance Education (ACDE), Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), as well as other universities and institutes that currently provide or are developing open and distance education all over the world. Up to now, SOU has received 8 groups of visiting scholars from 29 different countries, totally 66 person times.

SOU International Visiting Scholar Program 2016 Autumn Session Has Successfully Completed

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The 11 International Visiting Scholars from 11 countries, including UK, Spain, Zambia, Nigeria, USA, Indonesia, Russia, Nepal, South Africa, Pakistan and South Korea, have successfully completed their research in Shanghai Open University from October 31st to November 11th, 2016. During the program, the scholars have exchanged ideas and shared the best practice with 3 functional departments and 4 colleges of SOU. They also paid the on-site visit to 3 branch schools including Yangpu Branch School, Qingpu Branch School and Xuhui Branch School. They also took part in the 2 seminars on Education for Disabled People, and The Quality Assurance of ODL, during which, they had a full discussion with faculties and students from SOU. Moreover, the International Visiting Scholars also participated in the International Conference on Leadership and Innovation for the Future in Open and Distance Learning, and some of the scholars also made presentations and chaired the parallel session of the conference.

EduXChange 2016 : Leadership and Innovation For the Future in Open and Distance Learning International Conference has been successfully held

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On Nov6-7, Leadership and Innovation for the Future in Open and Distance Learning International Conference has been successfully held at Shanghai Open University. The conference is co-hosted by SOU (the UNESCO Unitwin Network in Distance and Open Learning) and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO. The conference theme is ‘Leadership and Innovation for the Future’, which attracts more than 200 well-known scholars from 19 different countries to attend the conference.

The Open University of UK visits SOU

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On the morning of November 8th, University Secretary Keith Zimmerman, Director of the Business Development Unit Ian Howell, and Head of China Affairs Guangyu Freear of the Open University of UK visited SOU. SOU President Yuan Wen, Vice President Zhang Jin, representatives of the President Office, Academic Affairs Department, Teachers’ Development Center and other related departments participated the meeting.

Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Visits SOU

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On the morning of Nov. 8th, the Acting President of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Prof. Somchin Suntavarak, and the Vice President of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Prof. Somporn Puttapithakporn, visited the SOU. SOU Secretary of the Party Committee Cheng Danhong received the guests.

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