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First online summer camp for international students was held in BCU

First online summer camp for international students

was held in BCU


Since July 20th, Beijing City University held the first online summer camp for international students. A total of nearly 20 students from Mexico and other countries participated in this program. The age of the participants ranges from 17 to 70 years old, covering not only university students, but also people of all ages and professional backgrounds. The activities have been highly praised by the participants, laying a solid foundation for the later construction of Guadalajara University Confucius Institute. This was also the first time that BCU carried out online summer camp.


The Camp includes five different sessions



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