On the afternoon of November 7, the event was officially closed at Balitai campus, Nankai University, that the University of Malaya visited Nankai University as its one of the Student New-Experience Overseas Winter Program (SNOW) activities. Those attending the event included the head of the International Student Office for International Academic Exchanges of Nankai University, KHAIRIL HAFFIRI BIN SHABUDDIN, the deputy dean of Tunku Abdul Rahman School of the University of Malaya, 34 students from the University of Malaysia, representatives from Business School to Malaysia for Summer Social Practice and the representatives of Malaysian students at Nankai University.
First of all, the head of International Student Office for International Academic Exchanges expressed his warm welcome to guests from the University of Malaya. He introduced the history and development of Nankai University as well as its international cooperation and exchanges in recent years. In the final, he expected that the students would come to Nankai University for further education.
Subsequently, Mr. KHAIRIL HAFFIRI BIN SHABUDDIN introduced Tunku Abdul Rahman School and SNOW. He said, This year is the 100th anniversary of Nankai University. It is a great honor to visit this well-known university at this time. Also, he emphasized the importance of SNOW for both universities. He said that this program can deepen mutual understanding among students from two universities and help students from the University of Malaya not only know Nankai but also Tianjin and China.
At the closing ceremony, the student representative also gave a short speech. The ceremony ended with performances which showed the good spirit of the students from both universities.
The University of Malaya (UM) is Malaysia’s top research-oriented comprehensive university. It is also the largest and most prestigious higher education institution with the longest history in Malaysia. Many of its disciplines enjoy a world-class reputation, especially in liberal arts and medicine. In the 2020 QS World University Rankings released in June 2019, UM ranked 70th in the world and 18th in Asia.
(Written by: Yicheng LIU, Yu HAO, Dong MO. Edited by JianjingYUN)