On 20thAugust, 2017, the closing ceremony of Asia Summer Program 2017(hereinafter referred to as ASP) was held at the library lecturehall of NorthCampus,Guangdong University of Foreign Studies,Guangzhou,China. Prof. Kim Jungsun, Vice President of Dongseo University, Korea,Pro.HE Chuantian, Vice President of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Mr. WUJunfeng, Vice Director of International Office, Mr. Liang Xuehong, Dean ofInstitute for International Education, Prof.WANG Fenglan and Ms. WU Yan, DeputyDeans of Institute for International Education, were present at the ceremony.
Vice President HE Chuantian pointed out in his address thatunder the guidance of the core spirit of ASP, and with featured internationaland multicultural environment of both the University and the City, this year’sprogram has provided a series of lectures and activities conducted in English,which enhance a better understanding of China and its traditional culture and promotebetter cultural exchanges. The success of this year’s program couldn’t havebeen achieved without the support from the ASP founding members, AUPF membersand GDUFS’s faculty, staff and students. Hewished the ASP 2018 hosted by DongseoUniversitywould be a great success.
Vice President HE Chuantian Delivering the Address
Prof. KU ARIFFIN KU HALIM from Universiti Malaysia Perlis and Prof.DAVIDWILLIAMS from Josai International University, Japan spoke on behalf of the program instructors. Both of them reflected that this program enabled them tomeet different people and experience different cultures whichwill be cherishedas wonderful lifetime memories.
Prof.KU ARIFFIN KU HALIM Spoke at the Ceremony
Prof.DAVIDWILLIAMSSpoke at the Ceremony
KHAT CHANBORMEYfrom Bangkok University (Host of ASP 2016), LIN Yaoyao from GuangdongUniversity of Foreign Studies (Host of ASP 2017) and KIM YOUNGHOON (Host of ASP2018) spoke as the student representatives of the program. They said that they would cherish what they have learned from this program and hope that one day all the participants will meet again.
KHATCHANBORMEY Spokeat the Cereomony
LIN Yaoyao Spoke at the Ceremony
KIM YOUNGHOON Spokeat the Ceremony
Presenting certificates to the instructors
Presentingcertificates to the students
Presentingcertificates to the volunteers
At the handover ceremony, HE Chuantian handed over the ASP flagto Kim Junsun announcing that Dongseo University has become the host of AsiaSummer Program 2018.
Flag Handover Ceremony
Prof. KimJungsun, spoke at the closing ceremony of as the host ofASP 2018, appreciating Guangdong University of Foreign Studies for its efforts tomake this program such a great a success.She hoped that all the participantswould cherish all the wonderful moments of this program. She introduced new ideasfor ASP 2018, welcoming students and teachers from partner institutions.
Prof. KimJungsun,spokeat the ceremony of as the host of ASP 2018
Featured Courses of ASP 2017
Fifteen courses related tosubjects from Chines culture, film studies to thinking skills and technology issueswere offered by the faculty participants. The participating students made arigorousselectionof courses which carry academic creditsthat can be transferred totheir respective universities upon completion of the three-week program.Moreover,in order for all the participants to know better about Chinese culture, cultureexperience activities such as Chinese calligraphy and traditional dancing were offered to the students .
LIANG Xuehong, Dean of Institute forInternational Education chaired the meeting for the instructors and studentreprestintives .He briefed on the Universityand the preparatory work for thisyear’s ASP on,At the Q&A session, LIANG Xuehong answered all the questionsraised by students and the instructors and all the students .
Field trips included enterprise visits and Guangzhou City tour. For the enterprises Country Garden Headquarters in Shunde, Guangzhou Pearl River Beer breweryCompanyand Florential Village.
The City Tour mainly covered such featuredscenic spots as Guangdong Provincial Museum, Chen Clan Academy, LingnanImpression and Five-Ram Sculpture, all of which are a brilliant integration of modern scenic spots and historic sites.
Teamwork –based games were designed for groups to foster better friendship and team spirit.
The Participating students made performances on the stage and demonstrated their traditional culture in their own booths.