Farewell to Chinese academics

Two events will mark the departure of a delegation of 35 Chinese academics that arrived in Bendigo on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 to learn about tertiary education practices and culture in Australia. 

Chinese academics return to ChinaThe delegation from Tongji University, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Nan Tong University and East China University of Science and Technology in China has successfully completed the La Trobe University English and Education Short Course Training Program

 A program completion and farewell dinner will be held on Friday, 29 August to celebrate the significant achievements of the participants from China and acknowledge the contribution by La Trobe University staff and Homestay host families.

Program manager, Mr Julian Zhang said that host families will gather for the traditional tearful farewells of their guests as they depart Bendigo on Monday, 1 September.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Zerin Knight, Media Liaison Officer
Ph (03) 5444 7375 F +613 5444 7526 M 0428 463 161 E z.knight@latrobe.edu.au