Tag archives for Shanghai

Report from Pre-departure Events in China

On 11 and 13 April respectively, the Embassy in Beijing and the Consulate in Shanghai hosted students accepted to study in Sweden for pre-departure events.  The events targeted Chinese students who have been accepted to one of eight Swedish universities. The universities participated either with representatives in China or through video conference, and conveyed important information to the potential students, as well as answered questions. Read more » >>

Alumni Event and Swedish Design in Shanghai!

Two exciting events have taken place in Shanghai:

Lunar January 15, the first full moon day in a year, is regarded as reunion moment for all family members and friends in China.

SANC. PHOTO: JIANG KAIQIANG

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Alumni events held in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai

Networking workshop at the Nordic Centre in Beijing

Alumni events were held in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai last week as Swedish universities and Swedish Institute representatives were in China to attend the China Education Expo.

On 23 October more than 70 alumni from 18 Swedish universities attended a workshop on networking and career building at the Nordic Centre in Beijing. The event was organised by the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing with support from the Swedish Institute. Ms Emily Roblin, founder and Managing Partner of LEAP, engaged the alumni in a dynamic workshop that equipped the attendees with valuable networking skills and helped expand their social and professional networks. The alumni also got a little taste of Sweden as they were served Swedish-inspired sandwiches from Modo and delicious cinnamon buns baked by the Nordic Centre staff. The evening ended with a lucky draw where one lucky alumnus won a ping pong bat signed by Swedish ping pong superstar and “ever green tree”, Jan-Ove Waldner, a.k.a. Lao Wa. Read more » >>

Alumni events in China

Dear Alumni in China,

Swedish Institute representatives and Swedish Universities will be travelling to China next week to attend the China Education Expo. In connection to this the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing and Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai together with the Swedish Institute are organising alumni events in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai.

Please find more information by following the below links:

Alumni event in Beijing on the 23 October

Alumni event in Shanghai on the 30 October.

In Guangzhou a dinner will be arranged jointly with the Sweden Alumni Network in China (SANC). If you are an alumnus in Guangzhou and want to join the dinner, please contact Rachel Weiner to register.

Also, if you have any Chinese friends that are considering studying in Sweden, please tell them to come and meet the Study in Sweden team at the China Education Expo in Beijing, Guangzhou or Shanghai!

This weeks Alumni Profile, Cao W from China

Name: Cao Weiqiu (Mike)

Mike in Sweden at KTH

Mike in Sweden at KTH

When, where & what you studied in Sweden? 
Mike studied in 2002 till 2004 in KTH (Royal insitute of Technology) for internetworking master and Stockholms Universities for EMIS master program. Was awarded KTH Stipend for thesis work in KTH Swedish Center for Internet Research.

Current occupation:
Mike has worked as managing director of Shanghai Mu Yi Investment Advisors Ltd. since 2006. He led teams to have accomplished a series of venture capital and private equity investment projects in varies emerging sectors. Now he focuses on technolgoy transfer and venture investments between Nordic countries and China.

Strongest memory from Sweden?
Clean environment, orders in live and sustainable development spirit in Swedish people’s mind.

Mike with Swedish Minister of Environment Mrs Lena Ek

Mike with Swedish Minister of Environment Mrs Lena Ek

Your best recommendation to new students in Sweden?
It is one of the best places to make good friends and design your future.