Issue 116, November 2012
A new chapter in Xinjiang
A new NTU Alumni Association (AA) in the northwest border of China is born

With the launch of this latest NTU AA, the University’s alumni living in Xinjiang now have a new platform to stay connected with their alma mater and with one another. 

The launch ceremony’s Guest of Honour was Professor Er Meng Hwa, NTU’s Vice President of International Affairs. Other special guests included: Professor Su Guaning, NTU’s President Emeritus, Mr Soon Min Yam, Director of Alumni Affairs at NTU, Xinjiang’s government officers and alumni representatives from Beijing, Shaanxi, Guangdong, Sichuan, Shandong, Shanxi, Fujian and Zhejiang. 

In his welcome speech, Mr Peng Shi Qun, President of the NTU AA (Xinjiang), said that the AA will try its best to connect alumni and NTU, and ensure that alumni in Xinjiang feel connected as though they were one big family. Prof Er encouraged alumni from Xinjiang to communicate and maintain good relations with alumni from other provinces. He also urged alumni to stay connected with, and to support the University.

At the launch ceremony, Mr Soon introduced the committee members of the newly formed association and alumni watched a video on the new developments of NTU.

A total of 40 alumni and guests attended the launch ceremony held on 18 November in the city of Urumqi, Xinjiang Province.

© NTU Alumni Association (Xinjiang)