Getting down to business with engineering experts

9 August 2017

Students in TianjinUQ students Daniel Hutchison and Daniel Parnell spent four weeks in Tianjin as part of the Confucius Institute’s 2017 UQ Research, Study and Experience Tour to China. They reflect on their time abroad, and their exposure to a new culture and language.

China is a country rich with culture, people, food and spectacular scenery. It’s a land of ever-growing opportunities and prosperity that holds it steadfast on the global technological stage. The University of Queensland’s strong alliance with Tianjin University has facilitated the development and running of an annual Study and Research Tour Program for UQ students. Conducted over the winter holidays annually since 2010, the tour provides students with a chance to glimpse into China’s rich history and gain invaluable practical experience within their respective disciplines.

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