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Faculty and Student Support

The Office of China Initiatives will work with UK Confucius Institute to provide the following support and services to UK faculty and students:

  • Sponsor academic activities on UK campus such as academic conferences,  speaker series, exhibitions and so on
  • Provide China-related programming and resources for the programming
  • Identify grant opportunities for faculty
  • Identify research related grant opportunities offered by Chinese government, through partnerships with organizations such as the Beijing Institutes of Life Science (BIOLS)
  • Identify Hanban sponsored grant opportunities for faculty
  • Identify Hanban scholarship for students
  • Identify opportunities and facilitate UK faculty teaching in China
  • Help international visitors and students to fully participate in the intellectual life of the campus
  • Educate faculty on how to better meet the needs of Chinese students to ensure their success
  • Support Asia Center programming related to China. 

The Office of China Initiatives will work with UK Education Abroad to:

  • Provide China –related information for faculty who wish to explore EA’s faculty-led program in China
  • Assist faculty to establish connections with Chinese universities and institutions to implement faculty-led EA programs
  • Organize effective orientation programs for all UK faculty and students traveling to China for academic purpose
  • Identify scholarship opportunity for students
  • Support faculty and students while they are in China
  • Build an Education Abroad alumni database. 

The Office of China Initiatives will work with UK International Student and Scholar Services to:

  • Assist in orienting the increasing number of Chinese students coming the UK campus
  • Organize activities that build and increase Chinese students’ interactions with other international students and UK’s domestic students.