On the morning of 27 November 2021, the 5th Session of the 2021 Online Briefings on Enrollment Policies of Chinese Universities towards ASEAN Member States (AMS), co-organised by the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) and the Embassy of Indonesia in China, was successfully held.
Mr. Djauhari Oratmangun, Ambassador of Indonesia to China, attended and addressed the online briefing. He stated that Indonesia ranks the world’s fourth most populous nation and represents the largest economy in Southeast Asia. The Indonesian government is determined to improve the quality and optimise the allocation of human resources and make full use of the demographic dividend to promote the sustainable development of the Indonesian economy. The year 2021 marks the 71st anniversary of the establishment of Indonesia-China diplomatic relations. The two countries have continuously consolidated their relations and comprehensively expanded cooperation in various fields. The online briefing series are one important innovative attempt in practical educational cooperation between the Indonesian Embassy and ACC. It is hoped that Indonesian students will better understand China through these activities and further their education in China, exchange ideas with Chinese youth and serve as ambassadors of friendship between Indonesia and China.
Six Chinese universities, namely Dalian Maritime University, Beijing Sport University, Wenzhou Medical University, Nanjing Tech University, Guizhou Open University and Jiangsu Vocational Institute of Architectural Technology, conducted the briefings concerning the general profile, enrollment policies, main features of academic majors, and international students’ experience of studying and living in China. Mr. Yaya Sutarya, Education and Culture Attaché of the Indonesian Embassy in China, introduced the overall process of Chinese scholarship application.
The 2021 Online Briefings on Enrollment Policies of Chinese Universities towards AMS aims to establish a platform to further promote educational exchanges between China and AMS. Five sessions have been successfully held till now. More than 2,000 Indonesian teachers, students and parents watched the live-streaming online via Zoom, Facebook and YouTube.