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  • 15 11/2023
    Kazakhstan girls make a splash at CIIE
    “This is the BEST KOSTANAY flour from our country, made from high-quality wheat grown in Kostanay, renowned as the granary of Kazakhstan.” The 6th China International Import Expo (CIIE) featured a bustling “Made in Kazakhstan” pavilion, with a continuous stream of visitors. Yelshibek Tomiris, a Kazakh girl, proficient in Chinese, enthusiastically introduced their hometown’s quality product...
  • 03 09/2023
    Australian student: My unforgettable summer in Shanghai
    Editor's note: We have asked foreign participants of various university summer programs in Shanghai to share their stories. Reuben Kozary is from the 2023 Australian National University (ANU)-East China Normal University (ECNU) Summer Program.After completing the 2023 ANU-ECNU Summer Program, Reuben Kozary (L) receives a certificate of completion. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]My name is...
  • 03 09/2023
    Connor Vlahos:When even my dreams were in Chinese
    Editor's note: We have asked foreign participants of various university summer programs in Shanghai to share their stories. Connor Vlahos is from the 2023 Australian National University (ANU)-East China Normal University (ECNU) Summer Program. Connor Vlahos on the Waibaidu Bridge, also known as the Garden Bridge, a landmark in Shanghai. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]Hello, my name is Co...
  • 21 06/2023
    LE THI THUY NGAN:Speech at the Graduation Ceremony
    Dear teachers and students,Good morning!I’m LE THI THUY NGAN, from Vietnam. First of all, on behalf of all the international graduate students of the Class of 2023, I would like to express my gratitude to ECNU and our teachers for their cultivation and instruction. Also, I would like to extend my warm congratulations to all the graduate students like me!The Chinese essay question for this year...
  • 12 06/2023
    ECNU PhD candidate Chen Liang made the list of only ten for “2022 Shanghai University Student of the Year”
    The list of “2022 Shanghai University Student of the Year” recently unveiled the ten individuals who were selected across the city of Shanghai. Chen Liang, a PhD candidate from ECNU’s School of Life Sciences was among the honorees to make the list.Chen Liang, a PhD candidate from the School of Life Sciences of ECNU’s Class of 2020, is also known as the class monitor and a member of the CPC ...
  • 22 05/2023
    Egyptian “Gen Z” Ni Haoran: Teaching Mandarin-Chinese to Foreigners in Shanghai
    In his twelfth year in Shanghai, Ni Haoran of Egypt has transformed from a middle-school student who couldn’t communicate a single word or sentence in Mandarin-Chinese to a capable and independent “Gen Z” entrepreneur. Like many young people of this generation, he has witnessed the rapid development of Shanghai over the past decade or so—“from the city-wide traffic network to the convenien...
  • 15 03/2023
    Xu Xueren: persistence and passion make a voice actor
    How many roles can one play at one time? For Xu Xueren, a student majoring in Art of Broadcasting and Hosting of the Class 2023, ECNU, his answer is: infinite. Rather than going by his formal name, he is better known by his online name “胖雪人Ozu”.Xu Xueren, a student majoring in Art of Broadcasting and Hosting of the Class 2023, ECNUIn his videos, he is able to dub five roles in SpongeBob Sq...
  • 30 01/2023
    Norwegian student returns to China after 3 years
    December 11th, the 16th ECNU International Cultural Festival was held on Putuo Campus.At the opening ceremony, Ole Eidskrem, a Norwegian international student representative of ECNU’s School of International Chinese Studies, passionately made a speech in fluent Chinese to express his sincere affections to China and ECNU. “In this summer, when the plane landed in Shanghai, I exclaimed ‘I am f...
  • 19 01/2023
    PhD ECNUer shares his story: 4 first-author articles in top journals and 12 patents
    “In the future, I will persist in the academic path I am fond of, and also hope to continue to develop more valuable and practical cutting-edge technologies to benefit human health in a wider range of application scenarios”, said Chen Liang, a PhD student from the School of Life Sciences at ECNU.Chen Liang, a PhD. candidate from the School of Life Sciences, is currently conducting scientific ...