SHENZHEN, China, November 6, 2018 / PRNewswire / – His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York, visited the HSBC School of Business at Peking University (PHBS) on November 1. A member of the royal family was accompanied by the British Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Cavalry Lady Barbara Janet Woodward, and British Consul General in Guangzhou Karen Maddox. This visit was aimed at further expanding the British-Chinese cooperation in the field of education and followed Prince Andrew’s previous visit to the PHBS university campus in the UK on June 14 of this year.
Vice-Chairman of the Council of Peking University and Dean of PHBS Wen Hai conducted a tour of the school for His Royal Highness, spoke about the architectural concept of the building, its equipment, as well as the teaching methods in this school. The Duke of York praised the success of PHBS in the field of internationalization, as well as modern and professional learning environment.
At the end of the excursion, Prince Andrew talked with representatives of the faculty of the Faculty of Entrepreneurship, learning about current areas and emphasis of the curriculum, including interdisciplinary training, development of personal qualities and team spirit. All this allows students to create strong partnerships and fully show their talents.
The Duke of York also took part in the opening ceremony of the PHBS Advanced Media Lab. This laboratory, equipped with a modern video recording studio, will become a specialized platform for teaching skills
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