University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Explores New Model of Talent Training

  • They will focus on the construction of new engineering disciplines, integrate the advantages of the two sides in education and industry.
  • Tencent Game Academy and the University of Electronic Science and Technology announced that they will cooperate mainly on two aspects.
  • The two sides will work together to explore a new model for the cultivation of new engineering talents and promote the healthy and sustainable development.

Recently, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and Tencent held a signing ceremony of a memorandum of cooperation in the lecture hall of the Economic Management Building of Qingshuihe Campus. The two sides announced that they will carry out in-depth school-enterprise cooperation of “industry-university-research” integration.

Tencent Holdings Limited is a Chinese multinational conglomerate holding company founded in 1998, whose subsidiaries specialise in various Internet-related services and products, entertainment, artificial intelligence and technology both in China and globally. Tencent is the world’s largest gaming company, one of the world’s most valuable technology companies, one of the world’s largest social media companies, and one of the world’s largest venture capital firms and investment corporations.

Through cooperation in industrial research, discipline construction, and transformation of scientific research results, they will focus on the construction of new engineering disciplines, integrate the advantages of the two sides in education and industry, and establish long-term, close strategic cooperation. Shen Xiaorong, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the University of Electronic Science and Technology, Yao Xiaoguang, Vice President of Tencent, Xia Lin, Dean of Tencent Game Academy, and Li Yi, producer of “Glory of Kings,” attended the signing ceremony.

During this signing ceremony, the Tencent Game Academy and the University of Electronic Science and Technology announced that they will cooperate mainly on two aspects: talent training and scientific research. In terms of talent training, the two sides will cooperate in professional curriculum construction and teacher training, and explore new models of talent training in new engineering for the direction of game development and design.

Previously, the two parties have already started cooperation on digital media professional courses, such as the new engineering course cooperation of “Game Design” and “Digital Game Comprehensive Course Design.” The new engineering research and practice projects will be jointly carried out in the future. In addition, the two sides will also jointly develop university students’ innovative capabilities cultivation and entrepreneurship education, and jointly build an out-of-school practice training base for college students.

In terms of scientific research, Tencent Game Academy will work with HKUST to promote academic exchanges and scientific research cooperation between enterprises and schools in digital media, big data, and artificial intelligence. This will help to realize the transformation and in-depth application of scientific research results. At present, the Tencent Chengdu team has cooperated with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in research projects such as “Adaptive Multi-Platform Adaptation of Static Model Assets” and “Player Flow Data Modeling and Analysis.”

In this cooperation, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China will give full play to its own advantages in scientific research, talent training, alumni, and social services. It will also strive to cultivate strong professional skills, high comprehensive quality, international vision, social responsibility and healthy personality from multiple dimensions. The top innovative talents will nurture academic elites and industry elites leading the future academic frontier and socio-economic development.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a public research university in Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong. Founded in 1991 by the British Hong Kong Government, it was the territory’s third institution to be granted university status.

Tencent Game Academy provides resources in terms of funding, experts and platforms to provide sufficient source power for the construction of new engineering disciplines. The two sides will work together to explore a new model for the cultivation of new engineering talents and promote the healthy and sustainable development of the industry.

At the signing ceremony, Shen Xiaorong, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, delivered an opening speech. She said that Tencent and the University of Electronic Science and Technology have a high degree of agreement in terms of development vision, industrial direction, and talent supply.

Shen Xiaorong said that the students of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China are at home and abroad, with comprehensive quality, solid professionalism, strong ability, and stamina. They have made irreplaceable contributions to the cultivation of elites in China’s electronics and information industry. In addition, she also emphasized that the University of Electronic Science and Technology and Tencent reached a consensus on the integration of production and education and the training of new engineering talents.

Shen said, they will cooperate through talent cultivation, scientific research, platform construction, and achievement transformation, and will integrate the two parties in education. Other goals include establishing a long-term close and stable strategic cooperative relationship on the basis of resource sharing and win-win cooperation, working together to build new engineering disciplines, exploring new models of talent training for new engineering disciplines, and actively promoting enterprises and schools in digital media, comprehensive and deep cooperation in big data and artificial intelligence.

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