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Ningbo Mayor pays tribute to UNNC staff

6th September: The Mayor of Ningbo, Qiu Dongyao, visited the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) to pay tribute to the teaching staff.

The Mayor was welcomed in the lobby of the Li Dak Sum Library by senior UNNC staff and academics. In his speech, Mayor Qiu Dongyao said he was proud of the University’s achievements, especially the outstanding record in Gaokao admission this year. The Mayor pointed out that province-wide, UNNC’s entry score came second only to Zhejiang University, indicating yet another improvement in student quality.

The Mayor also expressed gratitude to UNNC academics for their contribution to talent education, research and innovation, which he claimed were indispensable to the city’s economic growth. He also said the Ningbo municipal government would continuously support the University’s future development.

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Mayor (right) shaking hands with academics one by one

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Staff members listening to the interpretation of the Mayor’s speech

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Mayor (left) handed a bouquet of flowers to a member of academic staff

Posted on 7 September 2018