On October 20, the 2021 Pre-trip Training Session of Safe Study Abroad of the Ministry of Education and Consultation Session of Western Returned Scholars Association of Hohai University (WRSA) on Going Abroad, sponsored by the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of the Ministry of Education, were held in Hohai University. Zheng Jinhai, Vice President of Hohai University and President of WRSA (Overseas-educated Scholars Association of Hohai University), attended the event. Over two hundred students and faculty participated in the training online or offline.
Zheng Jinhai, on behalf of WRSA, expressed his gratitude to the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of the Ministry of Education and Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE) for their long-term care and support to Hohai University. Then, he highlighted the importance of pre-trip training for studying abroad combined with his own overseas study experience, hoping that students could pursue their dreams and keep their feet on the ground while staying true to their original aspiration and sticking to the spirit of patriotism, so as to serve the motherland after returning.
Li Tonggui and Tian Luojian, training experts from CSCSE, Zhang Qingxiu, the expert from the Center for Consular Assistance and Protection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Professor Guan Dawei from the College of Harbour, Coastal and Offshore Engineering carried out training and shared their experiences with students and teachers in terms of common psychological problems and solutions of overseas students, overseas safety risks and solutions, consular protection, overseas study, and life, respectively. The International Office and the Graduate School introduced the administrative regulations of the Interuniversity Joint Credits Program and International Cooperative Program for Innovative Talents Training Program, the State Scholarship Fund Program by CSC (China Scholarship Council) respectively.
Hohai University always attach great importance to the pre-trip training work of safe study abroad, and actively cooperate with the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of the Ministry of Education and CSCSE in organizing various training activities, to vigorously promote the concept of safe, civilized, healthy, and successful overseas study. After the establishment of WRSA (COESA), it has provided counseling services for students and teachers of the university going abroad regularly, and also contributed to the work of safe study abroad of the university.