Tongji University holds summer school on innovation, culture

Updated: Aug 11, 2023 study.edu.sh.gov.cn Print
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Participants of Tongji University's summer school visit start-ups. [Photo/WeChat ID: International_Tongji]

Tongji University in Shanghai recently hosted a one-week summer school for French language students, focusing on the theme of "Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Traditional Culture." The program welcomed 15 participants from Vietnam, France, and China.

Throughout the program, the students had the opportunity to attend lectures and visit various locations that aligned with the theme.

One of the highlights of this summer school program was a visit to Startup Valley and the Science and Technology Park, where they explored innovation education and practical systems. They also visited the Maker Space and the labs at the School of Design and Innovation, gaining insights into design concepts.

In addition to academic activities, the students also experienced traditional Chinese culture, such as dragon and lion dances, and visited a jewelry design studio to further their understanding of traditional craftsmanship.

They also learned about Tongji University's cooperation with France and went on a city walk that had the theme "The French Touch in Shanghai", during which they visited many buildings with French elements.

The summer school concluded with group presentations. The students showcased their learning outcomes and shared their experiences, after which they received a certificate of completion.

The program organizers said that this summer school not only explored innovation and entrepreneurship, but it also provided a platform for cross-cultural exchanges. It allowed students to broaden their knowledge, experience diverse cultures, and develop practical skills in a global context.

Participants of Tongji University's summer school go on a city walk in Shanghai. [Photo/WeChat ID: International_Tongji]

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