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NTNU Has the Highest Acceptance Rate for 2016 Youth Ambassadors

The 2016 International Youth Ambassadors Exchange Program just announced the list of members. Among 100 students, 12 of them are from NTNU, making NTNU the school that enjoys the highest acceptance rate this year. President Chang met the Youth Ambassadors of NTNU on June 21st, giving them the flag of NTNU.

NTNU reaches 58th in QS University Rankings: Asia 2016

QS University Rankings recently announced the new rankings for Asian universities for 2016. Last year, NTNU was ranked 64th. This year, NTNU moved up six places to number 58. Since the first year of QS Asian University Rankings, NTNU has been making some progress year by year.

Singaporean Students Finished the Practicum and Earned Friendship

The Practicum Assessment Meeting and the Closing ceremony of students from National Institute of Education from Singapore was held separately in Gu Ting Elementary and Bailing High School on June 3rd. Teachers from NTNU and for the schools all said some encouraging words and greeted the students. They are, Chung Bi Huei, Wu Han Hsin, Liu Chin Lin, Wang Tsu Chuen, Choy Bing Han and Ricky Rueban.

Kate Hsu Becomes the Youngest Speaker of Commencement Speech at NTNU

Kate Hsu, the 29-year-old Alumni, and the Taiwanese Catalyst for Design For Change. Hsu gave up her job as a teacher in Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University, and went to the riverside school filmed in the movie “3 idiots” and contacted the principal, Kiran Bir Sethi. She started the Design For Change in Taiwan and teach children to stop complaining and start to change. Being the youngest speaker at graduation ceremony, Hsu shared her story with the students. The topic is “You are more powerful than you can imagine”. Kate has wanted to become a teacher since she was little. After getting the job as a substitute of a teacher, she thought she could teach forever. However, she discovered that students cared so much about the grades on their test papers and forgot that the most important thing is to enjoy the process of learning and progressing.

Completion Ceremony of DPPOCS in 2016

In the class of 2016, there are students from 18 countries in The Division of Preparatory Programs for Overseas Chinese Students and mostly are from Malaysia, Hong Kong, Myanmar and Indonesia. Some even come from South Africa and Brazil, with an increasing number of students from Vietnam. To give them a special, multi-cultural completion ceremony, the ceremony is held outdoors and there’s another one at night. President Chang Kuo En, Deputy Minister of Overseas Community Affairs Council Tien Chiu-chin, and the Section Chief of the Ministry of Education, Liu Su Miao all sent their greetings to the students who complete their studies.