On January 5th, the Opening Ceremony for 2014 NPU International Winter Camp was grandly held on Changan Campus. About 100 teachers and international students from South Korea, Russia, universities of Excellent League, universities attached to MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology), attended the ceremony.
Mr. Yuan Jianping, NPU vice president, was present at the ceremony and addressed the meeting, introducing to the campers the long history of Xian, an ancient capital city for many dynasties. He also talked about the school-running characteristics and the internationalization process of NPU. Afterwards, on behalf of the visiting teachers and students, Mr. Zhang Guoquan, vice dean of College of International Education NUAA (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics ) and Anna from Lobachevski State University of Russia, made speeches at the ceremony.
After the ceremony, NPU International Students Association guided the campers to enjoy the relaxed and light-hearted activities. At lunch time, NPU school canteen prepared a variety of local food made by ISA members, savoring the great extension and profound depth of Chinese Cuisines. After that, the campers were led by volunteers to watch performances and look around the new campus.
During this Winter camp, International College also arranged entertaining courses, colorful cultural experience activities, communications and sightseeing tours so as to make the campers improve their Chinese knowledge, meanwhile, to appreciate the rich Chinese culture.