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Oversea Exhibition of Shanghai University Museums Opened in Nanyang Technological University

November 28, 2019      Author:

The opening ceremony of The Oriental Pearl: Oversea Exhibition of Shanghai University Museums was held on 28th,November in Nanyang Technological University. The exhibition,which shows the precious collections of Shanghai university museums to the Singapore audience for the first time, is supported by Information Office of Shanghai Municipality, China National Educational Alliance of University and College Museums and Shanghai Educational Alliance of University and College Museums, organized by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and co-organized by United Kingdom Young Chinese Entrepreneur Association. 

The Oriental Pearl: Oversea Exhibition of Shanghai University Museums tells the historical stories behind the precious collections in five famous Shanghai university museums through vivid pictures and texts. Focusing on ancient shipping, literature and art, calligraphy, textile and costume and traditional opera, the exhibition shows the humanism of Chinese higher education and the charm of the profound and splendid Chinese culture. This exhibition will provide an open and diverse platform for the cultural dialogue between universities from Shanghai and Singapore, bringing Shanghai culture to Singapore and Chinese culture to the world. 

A junior student from Nanyang Technological University: I’m very interested in Chinese culture and I think this exhibition is great chance to know more about it. I hope I can go to China to see the splendid artifacts someday!

A staff member from Nanyang Technological University: I believe this exhibition will open the door for cultural exchanges of universities in Shanghai and Singapore and also lay a good foundation for further dialogues in the future.

The History of Graduate Education in Singapore of Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

In order to actively participate in the international higher education competition and lead China's high-level degree and postgraduate education to go abroad, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), with the approval of Chinese Ministry of education, has held the master's degree of business administration (MBA) in Singapore since 1992. In more than 20 years, it has trained more than 600 business elites, made contributions to the education and management cause of Singapore. It has also laid a solid foundation for exploring the way of overseas education for Chinese universities.

In November 2001, Shanghai Jiao Tong University signed an agreement with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore. Shanghai Jiao Tong University moved its Singapore teaching point to NTU. In October 2002, SJTU established its "Singapore Graduate School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University". The joint MBA program between Antai College of Economics and Management (ACEM) of SJTU and Business School of NTU is part of the new Graduate School. But the Graduate School was not officially registered in Singapore at that time.

The purpose of this joint MBA program is to cultivate business talents with global vision and international competitiveness, familiar with Chinese business environment and Chinese market, at the same time familiar with modern management experience and business operation mode. Since 2002, nearly 400 students from different countries and industries with diverse backgrounds have obtained the master's degree of Business Administration issued by SJTU. The joint program not only enhanced academic exchanges between the two universities, but also cultivated a group of high-level and practical professionals for trade and economic development between China and Singapore, and thus became the link of economic, trade and cultural exchanges between the two countries. The experience accumulated through this joint program is of great significance to the international development strategy of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and lays a solid foundation for Chinese universities to explore international education.

In addition to MBA education, ACEM has also launched its EMBA education and non-degree executive education programs in Singapore, too.