On June 6 and 7, China Perception-100 International Doctors Explore Optics Valley was held in Wuhan. Sponsored by China Scholarship Council, organized by Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST) and co-organized by Wuhan Overseas Scholar Business Park (WOSP), this event attracted over 100 international doctors supported by Chinese Government Scholarship from 7 top universities in Wuhan for participation, including Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan University, China University of Geoscience (Wuhan), Central China Normal University, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan University of Technology and Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. They grasped a deeper understanding of Optics Valley and China by interacting with a collection of renowned enterprises.
On the morning of June 6, the Second Optics Valley Forum for World Youths and Chinese Entrepreneur Elites was held in the Conference Center of Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley. Mr. Liu Junhua, the dean of School of International Education, presented the congratulatory letter from China Scholarship Council firstly. Prof. Chen Jianguo, vice president of HUST, delivered the opening speech. He said HUST paid high attention to the education of international students and had cultivated over 6000 talents from over 150 countries. In 2016, around 3700 international students from 151 countries were studying on campus, witnessed the rapid development of education on international students. He encouraged the international students to go forward, and immerse themselves into the local culture and life in Wuhan and wished them to become a new Wuhan citizen.Mr. Yang Zili, the director of Wuhan Commerce (Investment Promotion) Bureau attended the forum and delivered a speech, Ms. Zhao Xiaofeng, vice dean of School of International Education of HUST,presided over the meeting.
Prof. He Kefang from Wuhan Overseas Scholar Business Park(WOSP) delivered a speech titled as "The Belt & Road Initiative" and Entrepreneurship & Employment of International Students in Wuhan, in which he introduced the origin and development of The Belt & Road Initiative, the future industries and some vital research programs. He invited international students to join in the first China Optics Valley International Youth Entrepreneurship Collection Campaign. Representatives from Huazhong University of Science and Technology Press Co., Ltd, Wuhan ZD Information and Technology Co., Ltd and Fiberhome Technologies Group delivered speeches, which aroused attentive attention from the international PhD students at present. Dr. Sujeewa Vijayanthi Polgampala Aregamalage from Sri Lanka made a well-received speech regarding “One Belt and Road initiative” and employment of international students.
HGTECH, HNC,Tianyu Information,Hubei Hongyuan Power Engineering Co., Ltd, China Southern Airlines, Hubei Golden Berry Technology Development Co., Ltd, BLZ, ZFLY, QAL, HKB, HYNERTECH, TPV, ALQ International Design Consultant illustrated the international plans under the new pact of “One Belt and Road Initiative”.“The experience has greatly boosted my knowledge of Chinese companies and the new trend of globalization, thus it allows me to conduct more coherent occupational plannings,” said by some participants.
International PhD students were guided to visit Optics Valley Public Service Center and Wuhan Overseas Scholar Business Park on June 7. “Amazing，it is very convenient to extend my visa here!” said by Malechwanzi from Wuhan University of Technology. During the field visits, international students have got a real understanding of the operation of Chinese government, convenient service for citizens and enterprises, and a series of policies to promote local economic and social development.
Since 2015, China Scholarship Council has organized and conducted social practices and Chinese culture experience activities for international students to increase their knowledge of Chinese economy, social development and traditional culture and moreover, to strengthen their sense of honor.
In response to “the Belt and Road Initiative” proposed by China's President Xi Jinping, “To make Optics Valley more international” put forward by Premier Li keqiang and "Millions of College Students' Entrepreneurship Campaign in Wuhan" launched by Wuhan government, China Perception—The 2nd 100 International Doctors Explore Optics Valley” has achieved a complete success. It has not only helped hundreds of international doctors closely witness the prosperity of optics valley and Wuhan, convenient services by government and innovative & dynamic enterprises, but also created the platform for interactions between international high-level talents in Wuhan and Chinese high-tech industries, by which to help international students perceive China better.