Although it rains heavily inLondon in April, we feel the breath of spring and the bright color brought by theoccasional sunshine to this international metropolis. In the afternoon of April2, London time, the welcome meeting of South Bank University of London&thelaunching ceremony of the finals of the 2nd International Youth Innovation andEnterprise Skills Competition 2019 were held in London South Bank University.
Prof. Paul Ivey (DeputyVice-Chancellor and Chief Business Officer, London South Bank University), TianHao (Chinese delegation leader & President of Jiangsu College of Tourism), PeterHarrington (CEO Venture Simulations), Wang Xiaoyu (CEO of NCEE(China)) and MikeDay (Chairman of NCEE(China) Executive Committee) jointly attended thelaunching ceremony and delivered speeches. Linsey Cole, director of Innovationand Entrepreneurship at London South Bank University hosted the launchingceremony. This also officially unveiled the 2nd International Youth Innovationand Enterprise Skills Competition.
In the afternoon of April 2nd,the Chinese delegation went to London South Bank University to register for thecompetition. London South Bank University held a short and sincere welcomeceremony and presented souvenirs with British characteristics to the Chinese teachersand students. After a team ice-breaker activity and under the guidance ofvolunteers from London South Bank University, the Chinese delegation started tobe familiar with the venue and visited the campus of London South BankUniversity. The Chinese teachers and students walked through the student activitycenter and library of London South Bank University to experience the British learningand living environment.
At the welcome meeting of LondonSouth Bank University, Professor Paul Ivey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and ChiefBusiness Officer of London South Bank University, on behalf of the competitionorganizers, warmly welcomed the Chinese teachers and students from afar. Onbehalf of the Chinese delegation, Tian Hao, the leader of the Chinesedelegation/Secretary of the Party Committee of Jiangsu Vocational College ofTourism, made a speech, expressing the gratitude to the organizers for theirwarm reception and wishing the competition a complete success. Mike Day , Chairmanof NCEE (China) Executive Committee, was very satisfied with the Chinese students'results in the final of the China Competition Region and hoped that Chinesestudents could enjoy the competition process in the UK and achieve excellentresults. Ji Zhe, director of Red Lantern Digital Media, as an entrepreneurshiprepresentative, shared his entrepreneurship story and experience, broadeningthe horizons of teachers and students, and pointed out a direction for the students'future development.
With the launching ceremony ofthe 2nd International Youth Innovation and Enterprise Skills Competition 2019,the 9 Chinese teams are fully ready to go. They will verify their learningresults through the competition. On April 3rd, the Chinese and British youngpeople will compete with each other with their innovation and enterprise skillsto show the achievements of China-UK entrepreneurship education.
The photo albums of the China-UK welcome meeting and launchingceremony: