SOU holds the 60th anniversary event

The 60th anniversary event of Shanghai Open University (SOU) was held on October 21, 2020. Chen Qun, Vice Mayor of Shanghai, Chairman of the University Council, and Zhang Endi, the Vice Chairman of the Shanghai Political Consultative Conference attended the event. Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education sent a congratulatory letter.

SOU and SJCDC sign MoU

The online MoU signing ceremony between Shanghai Open University (SOU) and St. Jude College Dasmarinas Cavite Inc. (SJCDC) was held on October 12, 2020. Zhang Jin, vice president of SOU and Evangeline A. Del Rosario, president and CEO of SJCDC delivered speeches on behalf of the University.

UIL and SOU launch a global survey on the role of universities in promoting lifelong learning

On October 7, 2020, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)in collaboration with Shanghai Open University(SOU), the International Association of Universities (IAU), the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO–IIEP), and the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNESCO–IESALC) launched a global survey on higher education institutions’ contribution to lifelong learning(LLL). By launching…

Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) Deputy Director-General Yu Yunfeng and His Team Visits SOU

On the morning of July 5, Yu Yunfeng, Deputy Director-general and Deputy Director of the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), came to SOU to study the progress of the construction of SOU’s overseas Chinese language teaching center. Li Yongzhi, Deputy Director of the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, and Ge Jingyi, Deputy Director of the International Exchange…

2018 International Visiting Scholar Program Has Successfully Completed

On June 15th morning, 2018 International Visiting Scholar Program of UniTWIN Network in Distance & Open Learning and Shanghai Open University has been concluded successfully. Ms. Zhang Jin—-the vice president of SOU, and Mr. Robert Parua—-the Program Specialist for Education from UNESCO Beijing Office have attended the closing ceremony and delivered addresses. Dr. Weng Zhuhua,…

Argentine Parliament Delegation Visits SOU

On the morning of March 30, Mrs. Carmen Polledo and Mrs. Paula Oliveto Lago,  the members of the Argentine National Congress, visited SOU. President Yuan Wen received the guests. President Yuan introduced the development history and university profile of SOU. As a university without walls, Shanghai Open University takes advantage of its branch school system…