September 17th, 2021 SUAI’s Rector Yulia Antokhina negotiated with the Rector of Zhongyuan University of Technology (ZUT) Liu Guoji to discuss the progress of cooperation since 2017.
In 2021 the first students finished their participation in a bilateral project by the two universities. Under the pandemic restrictions the universities had to fight difficulties and challenges managing to ensure students’ comfort and successful educational process. The rectors discussed educational programs, selection of potential students and quality of education according to employment opportunities. The universities agreed to focus on adaptation of Chinese students to Russian higher education standards.
In the meeting Dr. Yulia Antokhina entered the governing council on a joint project concerning a double-diploma education by SUAI and ZUT. The project aims to enhance cooperation between Russian and Chinese education in three educational programs approved by the Ministry of Education of PRC.