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Sias signs Agreement with JJL Overseas Education
Thursday, April 28 - Sias International University and JJL Overseas Education signed a strategic cooperation agreement, with a focus on guiding, educating, and assisting students who wish to pursue higher studies abroad.
The chief guests included the former Head of the Education Office of the Consulate-General of China in New York, Ai Fanglin; former Chinese Education Consul in Manchester (U.K.), Zhang Yihua; Vice President of JJL Overseas Education, Wang Yao; JJL Zhengzhou Branch Manager, Feng Gang; Sias President, Dr. Chen Sikun; and the Director of the International Cooperation and Exchange Department (ICED), William Lu.
Dr. Chen Sikun opened the signing ceremony, mentioning that Sias International University was the first first full-time undergraduate university in China approved by the Degree Committee of the State Council in China to grant both Chinese and American Bachelor's Degrees. He also spoke of the benefits of international education cooperation and exchange, especially the resources that it would open up to the students at Sias.
Vice President of JJL, Wang Yao, said that he was honored with the cooperation of Sias, and that this would help address the demand in China for qualified professionals, as well as push the more conservative college students to try to live and study abroad.
The Director of ICED, William Lu, said that Sias was founded carefully around this feature of internationalization, so that it would help launch a multidisciplinary and high-level exchange of students, while fostering ties with international institutions and organizations. He hoped that this trend would continue expanding and growing in the future with the cooperation of JJL Overseas Education.
Finally, the former Head of the Education Office of the Consulate-General of China in New York, Ai Fanglin, and the former Chinese Education Consul in Manchester (U.K.), Zhang Yihua, delivered lectures to students in which they spoke about the depth and quality of universities in the United States and United Kingdom and encouraged students to apply to them.
This signing ceremony and agreement was later covered by various news outlets including:
Xinhua Education News China
Dahe Daily Online
Jing Dian News
Zhong Yuan News
Jin Yue Tou Tiao
The location of the signing of the strategic cooperation agreement
Sias President, Dr. Chen Sikun
Vice President of JJL Overseas Education, Wang Yao
Director of ICED, William Lu
The signing of the agreement between Sias International University and JJL Overseas Education
The chief guests at the signing ceremony
Former Chinese Education Consul in Manchester (U.K.), Zhang Yihua
Former Head of the Education Office of the Consulate-General of China in New York, Ai Fanglin
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