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Tsinghua President Li Luming visits SIGS

Tsinghua University President Li Luming led a delegation to visit Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (Tsinghua SIGS) on March 16. Li and his delegation met with SIGS leadership for a discussion moderated by Dean Ouyang Zheng.

Li Luming delivering remarks

At the meeting, SIGS CPC Committee Secretary Wu Xiaofeng and other school leaders discussed topics including the graduate school’s scientific research, recruitment, talent cultivation, international exchanges and cooperation, and resource allocation with the heads of the University’s administrative offices.

In his remarks at the meeting, Li recognized the graduate school’s accomplishments and thanked everyone for their hard work and dedication. He highlighted the school’s unique strengths in innovation and development because of its location in Shenzhen and expressed his hope that SIGS would give full play to its strengths and highlight its unique characteristics. He further expressed his wish that the school actively explore and experiment with new methods in aspects including talent recruitment and cultivation while continuously striving to improve its ability to support national strategies. He also called for the further strengthening of exchange with the Beijing campus. He encouraged the school to work hard to explore new avenues for high-quality development and support the university in propelling itself to the forefront of world-class universities. He also called on SIGS to make greater contributions to national and regional socio-economic development and the deepening of higher education reform. 

Group photo of THU President Li Luming, the delegation from Beijing, and SIGS leadership

During the visit to SIGS, Li and his delegation toured campus facilities at the East Building Complex, including an Institute of Biopharmaceutical and Health Engineering research platform, the Interdisciplinary Creative Studios, and the complex’s dormitory building. The delegation, along with SIGS leadership, also visited science and technology organizations in Shenzhen, including the Hetao Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone, Hong Kong Science Park Shenzhen Branch, and Guangming Science City, to understand firsthand Shenzhen’s high-tech industry development and future urban planning.



Written by Alena Shish

Edited by Yuan Yang

Photos by Huang Yinsi & Cao Qingqing