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The Opening of the Head Office of NTU System

National Taiwan University, National Taiwan Normal University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology started the NTU System, which was approved by the Minister of Education in March 2016. President Yang, Pan Chyr was the first president of NTU system and Vice President Chang Ching Ray will be the first CEO. On September 12th, the opening ceremony of the head office was held in NTU.

Chinese Taipei Wins 2016 World Outdoor Tug-of-War Championships by 6 Golds

The Chinese Taipei Tug-of-War Team Wins 6 Gold Medals, breaking its own record and taking back all gold medals in the women’s categories. The team is composed of the tug of war team of National Taiwan Normal University and students from Taipei Jingmei Girls Highs School. On September 12th, they grabbed the sixth gold at the ladies 540 kg championship. These young ladies spend lots of time practicing under the sun and finally achieved a fruitful outcome.

Mandarin Teacher from NTNU Went to Russia to Teach Traditional Characters

The Ministry of Education start “The 8-year project of construction and application of Mandarin” in 2009 with an aim that Mandarin teachers can be the pusher of Taiwanese culture. So far, 607 people went to United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Paraguay, Mexico and Malawi to teach Mandarin, expanding the world map of Taiwanese Mandarin teaching. This year, 130 people are selected to 15 countries. On September 7th, a press conference was held, inviting teachers that went teaching overseas to share their experience.

NTNU Improved the Most on QS Rankings2016/2017

QS World University Rankings of global higher education for 2016/2017 were announced on September 6th. Among more than 40,000 universities worldwide, the ranking of NTNU has improved for the 7 consecutive years. This year, the ranking has risen to 310, which means an obvious progress. For the past 3 years, NTNU has improved by 175 rankings and we are one of three universities in the world that has such improvement. NTNU is ranked first on the criteria of internationalization, and fourth on the criteria of academic reputation among universities in Taiwan.

NTNU Alumnus Chang Yu An Wins 1st Place at Counduting Competition

The Alumni of Music Department of NTNU, Chang Yu An, won the 1st place of the 7th International Conducting Competition. This is the first world class award of Chang, which helps him pave a path to his career as a conductor. Chang said he didn’t expect to get the award before the competition. “In the future, I would like to attend more contests to gain experience.”