[photopress:mba_Lu_Yongxiang.jpg,full,alignright]The Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (GUCAS) has celebrated its 30th founding anniversary. In that time it has trained nearly 70,000 advanced science and technology students.
Bai Chunli, president of the GUCAS, said that during the past 30 years GUCAS took the national lead in restoring a graduate recruitment system, trained China’s first doctor of Science and first doctor of Engineering and trained China’s first female doctor.
The GUCAS also is able to boast the largest number of graduate students. Currently, there are 34,200 graduate students studying at GUCAS and about 50% are pursuing doctoral degrees.
Lu Yongxiang, vice-chairman of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee and president of Chinese Academy of Sciences, (seen in our illustration) praised the achievements and contributions made by the GUCAS during the past 30 years.
He also requested that GUCAS adhered to the ‘people first’ education principle, to pursue reform and innovation in education, to build an environment and a system that is conducive to training talents. Thus it can foster more outstanding science and technology professionals with innovative spirits who can make bigger contributions in building an innovative country and in the nation’s renaissance. Stirring stuff.
Source: China View