TCI Udayana University Holds First Board Meeting

The Tourism Confucius Institute (TCI) of Udayana University held a Board Meeting for the first time since the establishment of TCI. The meeting took place online via the Zoom application, Thursday (03/06/2021).

Present at this meeting were the Rector of Udayana University, Vice Rector for Planning, Cooperation and Information at Udayana University, Head of the Office of International Affairs Unud, Director of Indonesia TCI Unud, Rector of Nanchang University, Vice Rector of Nanchang University, Director of International Exchange College, Director of China TCI Unud, Rector of Nanchang Normal University, Vice Rector of Nanchang Normal University, and Director of the International Cooperation and Exchanges Center.

Rector of Unud Prof. A A. Raka Sudewi on this occasion expressed his gratitude for the support from partners, namely Nanchang University and Nanchang Normal University, so that TCI Unud could be established, and has carried out various activities during 2020-2021.

Director of Indonesia TCI Unud Drs. I Made Sendra, M.Si, in his report conveyed that TCI Unud activities started from learning Chinese language and culture activities in the form of the Online Chinese Language and Culture Summer Program of Nanchang University which was carried out from 21 July - 31 August 2020. In addition, activities were also carried out Mandarin language learning for Udayana University students, public service employees such as Ngurah Rai Customs and Excise staff and medical staff at Sanglah Hospital Denpasar.

While the promotional activities carried out by TCI Unud are promotions to the Bali Provincial Government, Bali Provincial Education Office, Bali Provincial Tourism Office, and Promotion through the International Conference held in Ubud Bali.

Meanwhile, the Director of China TCI Unud, Prof. Dr. Tao Xian Guang in his report said that currently teaching Mandarin is running smoothly and productively, where the number of students far exceeds expectations. Cultural and research activities also run smoothly. Because it is located in Bali which is a world famous tourism destination, TCI Unud has rich tourism resources. The Director of China TCI Unud believes that after the Covid-19 outbreak ends, Chinese tourists will return to Bali. During this pandemic, TCI Unud formulated a plan to promote Chinese language teaching to various parties.

Rector of Nanchang Normal University Prof. Wang Jinping in his remarks said that the first Unud TCI Board Meeting was very important as a summary of Unud TCI activities in 2020 and the design of a work plan in 2021. In 2020 Unud TCI has achieved satisfactory results in Chinese language teaching, academic seminars, and activities culture. For this reason, it is worthy of the highest appreciation to all board members and staff who have worked hard for the development and development of TCI Unud.

The Rector of Nanchang University, Prof. Zhou Chuangbing that TCI Unud in the past year has been very productive. The collaboration between the Indonesian Director of TCI Unud and the Chinese Director of TCI Unud has been very smooth, especially in terms of teaching Mandarin and the promotion of TCI Unud has been going very well under the cooperation between the Indonesian Director of TCI Unud and the Chinese Director of TCI Unud.