On Thursday 6th of July, NorAlumni China hosted a group of 32 bachelor students and their teachers from Hubei Normal University. The event was co-hosted with the China- EU-Industrial and Commercial Investment Promotion Union (ECIPU), and was a part of four day trip the students had to Beijing to learn about how different countries innovate.
Five presentations were given by staff at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing and Innovation Norway; Ms Qu Lie, Senior Officer Energy and Environment at Innovation Norway, Ms. Yongfang Zhang, Science and Education Officer at the Royal Norwegian Embassy; Ms. Linn C. Roodla, Political Officer at the Royal Norwegian Embassy; Mr. Chris Jørgen K. Rødland, Trainee at the Royal Norwegian Embassy; and Ms. Mimi Cathrine Lie, intern at Innovation Norway. The topics ranged from explaining how the Norwegian higher education system differs from the Chinese educational system to discussing famous Norwegian polar explorers and their discoveries.
After the presentations the students had the opportunity to ask questions about Norway and what job and study opportunities they could have in Norway.