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The Second “Lunch with the Dean” Went on Smoothly

Based on the historical learnings of Communist Party of China, CIE hopes to do more practical things for teachers and students. On the noon of 21st, April, CIE invited officers Chen Xiaofei, Zhong Wanrei, and Zheng Ti from Ouhai District Entry-exit Management Office to have a lunch conversation with six international students from Italy, Portugal, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

In the lunch conversation, officer Chen Xiaofei explained regulations on international students in detail, and answered international students’ questions about how to renew their residence permits. Meanwhile, officer Chen reminded international students do not go after petty advantages, and try their best to avoid internet fraud.

Before this lunch conversation, international student representatives had collected classmates questions about entry-exit China to take advantage of this lunch conversation..

 Viviana, an international student from Italy, is a postgraduate student majored in Curriculum and Teaching Methodology. Her biggest wish is to be a teacher in China, but for the longest time, she could not figure out how to get a work visa. She said:“This lunch conversation gave me a clear answer about how to get a work visa, and made me feel my dream comes closer.”

Lv Qiushi, an international student from Tanzania, asked when would China open again for the outsiders. Officers said it should depends on the controlling progress of the global pandemic, and the latest news would be renewed on the website of China Immigration Administration. At the same time, they hope international students support the university’s work and take the COVID-19 vaccine as early as possible, and fight together with the Chinese people to build a pandemic firewall to keep COVID-19 outside China.

“Lunch with the Dean” is an exploration of building a communication bridge between teachers and students. It is aimed to increase teacher-student communication ways and set up the regular communication system by better implementing the mass line of Communist Party of China and better understanding how and what students think.