CDSU Holds 2022 Sports & Cultural Exchange Week between Chengdu Sport University and Top Universities in Victoria, Australia

  At 10:30 a.m. on May 12, 2022 (Beijing time), the activity of Sports & Cultural Exchange Week between Chengdu Sport University and Top Universities in Victoria, Australia, which was held by Chengdu Sport University (CDSU), kicked off in a multi-functional hall of CDSU.

The activity was attended by Mr. Wang Duoxiao, director of the Victoria Government Business Office in Chengdu, Ms. Chen Fangning, marketing manager of Deakin University Chengdu Office, Ms. Wu Yiyun, regional manager of La Trobe University Greater China, Ms. Sherry Zhang, admission director of Victoria University, and relevant personnel of CDSU International Office.

 In addition, 123 students, including international student representatives and those from CDSU's School of Sports Medicine and Health, School of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Athletics and Swimming, and Faculty of Table Tennis, Badminton and Tennis, participated in the activity.

     Mr. Wang Duoxiao delivered a speech on behalf of the Australian side. He expressed his gratitude to CDSU for its great efforts in preparing the activity and hoped to take this opportunity to build a multi-level exchange platform between CDSU and sports universities in Victoria, with the establishment of a new cooperation model in academic exchange, research on sports, and joint training of postgraduates, so as to seek multi-faceted cooperation opportunities in sports in higher education and deepen cooperation and exchange between the universities.

     As the host, CDSU specially organized diversified exchange programs, such as the language interaction section including group-based classroom lectures and large-scale interactive lectures and practical activities including interesting sports projects and museum visits.

                                                                               Students visit the CDSU Museum

                             Students play the ancient Chinese throwing game—pitch-pot

Students play the ancient Chinese game—chuiwan (sharing various features in common with modern golf)

                               Students experience traditional Chinese martial arts—tai chi

                                            Students in a ball event—volleyball

                  Students experience one of the important forms of Chinese etiquette culture—ritual of archery

                                        Students in rock climbing

     Characterized by various forms and rich contents, the sports and cultural exchange activity has enhanced the friendship between Chinese teachers and students and international students participating in the activity, pioneering a new form of sports cooperation and people-to-people exchanges between China and Australia. It has injected new vitality into the development of the China-Australia amicable relationship and played a positive role in promoting more extensive sports and cultural exchanges between the two countries.