On the 6 August 2022 afternoon, the CEO of Malaysia-China Business Council (MCBC) Mr Samuel Lee, Vice President of China Construction Bank Malaysia (CCB) Wang Shaoqiang and TusStar CEO Ravenna Chen and several representatives of Chinese students visited the Confucius Institute at UTS and had a discussion with the institute principal, the Associate Professor Dr Wong Sing Sing and other lecturers.
At the symposium, Associate Professor Dr Wong Sing Sing introduced the Sarawak University of Science and Technology professional setting, and focused on the background of the Confucius Institute at UTS, as well as the work and achievements of language teaching and cultural activities since its establishment.
MCBC CEO, Mr Samuel Lee expressed his sincere appreciation to the establishment of the Confucius Institute at UTS Sibu, Sarawak which has quickly become an activity centre of Chinese culture. Throughout the in-depth discussion, he also expressed the need to strengthen communication and cooperation with the Confucius Institute at UTS.
The Vice President of CCB Wang Shaoqiang made a detailed understanding on the curriculum, enrollment channels, and the admission standards for international students in the Confucius Institute at UTS. He expressed his willingness to actively promote the Confucius Institute at UTS, and hoped to carry out more cooperation gradually.
TusStar Malaysia CEO Ms Ravenna Chen mentioned about the development of the Confucius Institute at UTS “Chinese+” model, and the UTS construction incubator while both side showed a strong willingness to cooperate.
Finally, the institute principal Dr Wong Sing Sing introduced the cultural activities planned out in the Confucius Institute to the guests, and hoped that all the guests would strongly support the activities of the Confucius Institute.
After the meeting, Associate Professor Dr Wong Sing Sing led the guests to visit the campus lecture hall and office spaces and introduced the green building design concept of the Sarawak University campus.
(Source from: the Confucius Institute at UTS)