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Shenzhen, ChinaAnd June 28, 2023/PRNewswire/ — Recently, the HSBC Business School Peking University campus in the UK celebrated the 125th anniversary of Peking University and also celebrated the 5th anniversary of its satellite campus in Boars Hill, Oxfordshire.
As part of the celebration, a forum entitled “New Challenges and New Requirements for Business Studies in Higher Education” was held, in which more than 200 academics and participants from prestigious universities and institutions from around the world participated. Among the attendees were representatives from the University of Oxford, the London School of Economics and Political Science, University College London, the University of Bristol, the London branch of China Construction Bank, and the Education Consulting Research Institute in the QS World University Rankings.
During the opening speech prof Wenhai, the Founding Dean of PHBS, highlighted the collaborative efforts that have shaped the PHBS-UK Campus over the past five years. He stressed the complementary role of the campus in promoting the goals of internationalization of PKU and PHBS, and promoting academic exchanges between China, the United Kingdom and Europe.
After the opening remarks, the forum continued with keynote addresses by well-known professionals and experts in their respective fields. Rebecca Leung, Director of Greater China Affairs at HSBC, spoke about HSBC’s long-standing support for PKU and PHBS and the importance of strengthening Sino-British exchanges. Daniel Kan of QS World University Rankings gave a presentation on the low demand for international business education among Chinese students.
After the keynote, the forum facilitated discussions between scholars and guests, exploring challenges and opportunities in entrepreneurship education from different perspectives. the teacher Sumitra Dutta, Dean of the Said Business School at the University of Oxford, stressed the need for business education to adapt to the impact of artificial intelligence and big data science. the teacher Neil McClainDirector of the Department of Language and Communication London School of Economics and Political Sciencehighlighted the importance of mutual understanding and learning between different cultures in business education, while prof Alessandro Spanoboss Central China At University College London, he emphasized the need for intercultural education. Emine YangProf. , General Manager of China Construction Bank London Branch, stressed the importance of compounding business talent development, Professor. Bali SmartDean of the School of Management at the University of Bristol, emphasized the need for education and interdisciplinary collaboration.
the teacher pengfei wangVice Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies Shenzhen From Peking University and Dean of PHBS, the conference concluded by highlighting the importance of discussing the challenges facing business education at the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The closing address, delivered by Professor Paolo Tasca of University College London and co-founder of the DLT Science Foundation, announced the Foundation’s grant to support fintech and blockchain research from PHBS-UK.
Another highlight of the anniversary celebrations was a lecture entitled “China’s Economy: Current Situation and Future” delivered by Professor Dr. Wenhai, attracted many attendees. Professor Hai shared his views on China’s macroeconomic outlook and potential challenges to its future growth.
The anniversary celebrations provided an opportune moment for students, scholars, faculty and alumni to celebrate the achievements of PHBS-UK and Peking University and to pursue new challenges for business studies in higher education.
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