Experiencing diversity and endless charms of Shanghai: An unforgettable summer in ECNU
Editor's note: We have asked participants of Shanghai universities' summer programs for foreigners to share their stories. Linh-Ha Nguyen from Vietnam participated in the 2023 Experience Diverse China Summer Program by East China Normal University.
Linh-Ha Nguyen visits Mao Dun's former residence in Shanghai. [Photo provided to study.edu.sh.gov.cn/en]
I am Linh-Ha Nguyen from Vietnam, a proud participant of the Experience Diverse China program at East China Normal University in Shanghai. My campus life here has been nothing short of transformative, enlightening, and brimming with awe-inspiring experiences.
As a curious explorer and a lover of learning, I have found this one-month summer experience in Shanghai to be a remarkable journey. It has not only given me a profound understanding of Shanghai but has also opened my heart to the rich tapestry of Chinese culture and its vibrant people.
From the very first day I arrived at ECNU, I found myself immersed in a whirlwind of knowledge and cultural exploration. The university's commitment to fostering a dynamic and diverse learning environment is evident through the numerous lectures and activities about Chinese culture, traditions, and different art forms. These sessions have not only broadened my understanding of China's heritage but also ignited a sense of curiosity within me to explore more.