|Consul General Holds Video Meeting with President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester|
On March 25,2020, Consul General Zheng Xi Yuan held video meeting with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester, to exchange views on the infection prevention and control of COVID-19. Counsellor Zhao Jiang, Consul Liu Wei and Vice Consul Hu Xiao attended the meeting.
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester thanked Consul General Zheng for the donation to the medical students. She said that the university has taken the safety issue of and appeals from its Chinese students very seriously. In response to the last meeting with Consul General Zheng, the university has taken measures to ensure the students’ studies not to be affected by the pandemic by making all courses available online and adopting appropriate assessment methods for students of different grades. She also confirmed that the university will provide necessary support to stay-on-campus Chinese students and will strengthen counselling services to ease their psychological stress. In conclusion, she reiterated that the university were willing to continue to work with the consulate to ensure the students get through the epidemic safe and sound.