In order to promote and introduce Chinas higher education development, and expand the impact of Chinas higher education, attract the best foreign students to study in China. the China Scholarship Council organized 38 famous domestic higher education institutions of Fudan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Beijing Normal University, China Peoples University, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and etc. to respectively hold China Education Exhibition in Bandar Seri Begawan of Brunei and Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi of Vietnam on from April 17, 2007 to April 28. The participating institutions covered a variety of comprehensive, science, engineering, Normal and medicine colleges and universities.
It is the first time that the China Scholarship Council held China Education Exhibition in Brunei. Chinese Embassy in Brunei attached great importance and support to the exhibition, which also got the aborative prepation from Sino-Brunei Friendship Association. All these guaranteed the success the Exhibition. Mr. Li Jianmin, head of the mission, accompanied Mr. SHOFERI, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei Mz. Tong xiaoling, , Ambassador of Chinese Embassy in Brunei Mr. KAMARUDIN Chairman of Sino-Brunei Friendship Association and other guests to attend the opening ceremony of the exhibition and introduced to them the participating institutions in detail. The Education Exhibition attracted nearly 1,000 local students and parents to visit.
Through the Education, the participating institutions has deepened the understanding to the Brunei, got to know the Chinese educational institutions of the local area and East Malaysia, established a wide range of contacts and laid a good foundation for the future education cooperation and exchanges with Brunei and its surrounding countries.
The China Scholarship Council has held China Education Exhibition continuously for four years in the two cities of Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi of Vietnam. The Chinese Embassy and consulates in Vietnam attached great importance to the Exhibition, Ambassador Hu qianwen, Consul General of Chinese Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh Xu Ming-liang, respectively, attended the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh ‘s Education.
The constant four years’ exhibition has deepened the Vietnam youth’s understanding on Chinese higher education and attracted a large number of Vietnam youth to study in China. According to the recent statistics, The students studying in China in 2006 from Vietnam has doubled to that in 2003. Vietnam has ranked the fourth of foreign students studying in China.