LKC FES student joins Tsinghua Global Summer School

UTAR Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering & Science (LKC FES) Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechatronics Engineering student Ho Wei Liang was accepted to join the Tsinghua Global Summer School (GSS) 2022 from 4-10 July 2022. As an eligible student for Tsinghua GSS, Ho will be granted a tuition waiver for this programme. 

Themed A Healthy Planet for Sustainable Development, Tsinghua GSS 2022 will explore innovative ways to solve critical challenges related to public health, society, economy and environment, with the SDGs as a core reference point. Moreover, Tsinghua GSS aims to combine world-class teaching and research resources with virtual engagements that showcase Chinese culture and Tsinghua’s spirit of academic excellence. This year’s GSS will increase participants’ awareness of sustainable development and stimulate their critical thinking to explore and solve critical challenges related to education, the economy and the environment. The participants are expected to develop skills fundamental to global leadership, including in-depth problem analysis and exploration, presentation and expression, cross-cultural communication and teamwork.

Highlighting his winning entries, Ho said, “This is a great opportunity for me to learn the diverse topics related to sustainable development from Tsinghua’s distinguished scholars and practitioners by attending their Masterclass and Workshop. More importantly, I can apply what I learned to contribute to the SDG Hackathon and work with young talents from all over the world to develop innovative and workable solutions to the world’s complex problems.”

Supported by over 20 Tsinghua departments and institutes, this summer school will cover diverse topics related to sustainable development. The programme features a carefully curated syllabus combining academic, cultural and social engagements, and will be conducted entirely in English through online lectures, workshops and an SDG Hackathon.

The Global Summer School (Tsinghua GSS) offered by Tsinghua University for the year 2022, aims to provide an exceptional interdisciplinary platform for emerging leaders. Over 2,000 young talents from 154 universities across 91 different countries and regions attended the virtual summer school in 2020 and 2021, undertaking courses taught by distinguished scholars and practitioners from China and abroad.

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