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CUPL Hosts the 5th International Postgraduate Study & Funding Fair

In the afternoon of October 22, Vice-President Ma Huaide attended the 5th International Postgraduate Study & Funding Fair, which was held successfully at the Xueyuanlu Campus. Vice-President Ma attended the event and delivered a welcome speech. This year’s International Postgraduate Study & Funding Fair invited 20 representatives from 17 partner universities around the world, such as University of Montreal, Washington University (St. Louis), University of Southern California, The Pennsylvania State University, The University of Leeds, University College Dublin, Leiden University, Uppsala University, The University of Auckland, National University of Singapore, Tel Aviv University, etc. The event aims at facilitating direct communication between CUPL’s partner universities overseas and CUPL students and assisting CUPL students in application for overseas graduate programs in law (including JD programs), politics, management, etc. The 2018 Fair was sponsored by the Office of International Communication and Exchange and Office of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Affairs and organized by the Center of Overseas Programs. The General Office, the Graduate School, the Publicity Department, the Security Department, the Office of Logistics Committee and other CUPL offices and departments also provided generous support for it.

(Vice-President Ma Huaide delivers a welcome speech)

      At the opening ceremony, Prof. Ma first extended warm welcome to all the guests from afar on behalf of CUPL. He then introduced the recent achievements of CUPL, especially achievements of the implementation of the internationalization strategy. Prof. Ma said, CUPL hoped to establish more platforms like the 5th International Postgraduate Study & Funding Fair to strengthen cooperation and exchanges with prestigious universities worldwide in various fields, including education and training, academic research, social responsibility and cross-cultural interactions. He pointed out that international postgraduate programs was one of the important steps to cultivate professionals with a global vision. Efforts had been made in the past five years to bring cooperation and exchanges to a new height. First, CUPL had expanded the number of partner universities from single digit in 2013 to 57 in

2018 and had set up 69 exchange programs. The number of CUPL students studying overseas rose from dozens to over 200 this year. Second, partner universities off