Knowing China, Understanding the World: The First Student Association for International Exchange

The first international association, Student Association for International Exchange(SAIE),was founded at AAU on May 17th, 2017. Over 20 international students and nearly 40 Chinese students from 10 different colleges attended the SAIE conference. Miss Jiang Hong, the dean of the School of International Education was invited to attend the opening ceremony.

Miss Jiang Hong expressed her gratitude to teachers and students for their preparation of SAIE, as well as her hope for the future development of the association. Teachers from the International Students Administration Division (SAIE) emphasized the policy of equal treatment for all students and making SAIE more international. Finally, some main leaders including an international student introduced the SAIE’s main activities and brand promotion plan.

SAIE was initiated to make preparations by the International Students Administration Division of the School of International Education in 2016. After a series of preparations, SAIE has now became the first attempt in the process of the internationalization of the campus culture community and will provide strong support for bettering international exchanges and cooperation, as well as international students administration.