2019 "International Week" Kicked Off at Soochow

On October 13th, 2019 "International Week" was kicked off at Soochow University with its opening ceremony held at the Grand Lawn in the main campus. Several government and university leaders attended the event, including Direct Shi from Jiangsu Provincial Government, Vice President Li from University of Venice, and Professor Xiaohong Zhang from Soochow University.



Vice President Zhang addressed the opening ceremony by introducing the status quo and prospects of Soochow. Direct Shi then highlighted the achievements that have been made by Soochow in the cause of internationalization. Afterwards, Vice President Li from University of Venice shared with the audience about her university and its cooperation with Soochow.




As a key part of the event, the Awarding Ceremony was also held for conferring awards to those who have contributed to the internationalization of Soochow University. This year, the award was given to Professor Chen Yan, Professor Niu Jusheng, and Professor Pan Qinmin from different schools.




After the opening and awarding ceremonies, students and teachers from different countries and regions of the world studying at Soochow had a party together. Food, music, songs and all sorts of traditional costumes and clothes were shared at the party.