On the afternoon of November 21st, Zheng Ke, Member of the CPC Standing Committee and Head of Organization Department of CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee, visits Shenzhen MSU-BIT University (SMBU) for an inspection tour on party building and talents introduction in company with Zhang Jihong, Director of Education Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, and Qiu Haohang, Deputy Head of the Organization Department of CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee. Acting Rector Tang Shuiyuan, Party Secretary and Vice Rector Lu Wanwei also join the reception as SMBU’s representative.
In front of a model of SMBU’s permanent campus, Zheng Ke is briefed on the planning and construction progress of SMBU’s permanent campus. Then, he goes into SMBU’s library and checks out the books in Russian, steps into the classrooms and experiences what is the peculiarity of a small-class teaching in Russian and walks into the exhibition hall, where the homework of the students is displayed. Next, he visits SMBU’s Activity Center for CPC Members, Office for the Student Union and Activity Room for Members of Communist Youth League to know more information about SMBU’s work on party building and political education.
Zheng Ke says that party committees at all levels attach great importance on SBMU because of its identity as the first joint-venture University between China and Russia. He also hopes that, based on achievement in the earlier stage, SMBU can further shoulder the responsibility of party building as well as ideological and political work, spare no effort in training the builder and successors to the socialist cause and blaze a trail in the party building affairs of a joint venture university between China and a foreign country. Finally, he stresses that as a research-oriented university, SMBU should accelerate the planning and set-up of laboratories and take good advantage of relevant policies of Shenzhen to achieve better results in the introduction of research teams.
After the inspection tour, Zhang Jihong, Director of Education Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality holds talks with leaders from SMBU with topics on the thinking and junctures of SMBU’s development such as recruitment of faculty members, student enrollment, planning of disciplines, etc. During the talks, he encourages SMBU to seize the opportunity and strive for the development of a high-level University with dedication and endeavour.