Taiwan Education Fair Attracted More Than Ten Thousand Indonesian Students

Asia University launched an on-line Taiwan education fair for Indonesian students from September 27 to September 29.  A record-breaking number of 63 Taiwan universities, both public and private, joined the education fair which attracted more than ten thousand Indonesian students and their parents who attended the fair to search for their target universities to study in Taiwan. Many famous Taiwan universities such as National Taiwan University, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU), National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), China Medical University (CMU), and Soochow University (SCU) registered for this fair and each university made a …

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High Employability of AU’s Students in Optometry Department

AU’s Optometry students had an amazingly high passing rate in the national examination this year. Thirty-four senior students from the Department of Optometry passed the 2021 National Optometrist Examination, and most of them were employed by the optometry industry immediately after their graduation.  This outstanding performance reflects the quality teaching of the Department and the university’s full support for students to take national examinations for certified licenses. “It is now required for every optical clinic and shop,” Dr. Rong-kai Zeng, professor and chair of the Department of Optometry, said, “to employ licensed optometrists.” In the past three years, AU’s optometry …

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2021 International Dual Degree Program Kicked off with an On-line Welcome Party

Asia University held an on-line welcome party for all the freshmen who entered the 2021 International Dual Degree Program on September 15.  Professor Chun-Wei Lin, Dean of College of Management, said in his opening remarks that 23 freshmen registered for this English-medium program.  He said, “The new students will have classes together with international students at AU for two to three years, and in their junior or senior years they can go abroad to continue their studies in AU’s sister universities.  They can obtain two degree diplomas this way from both universities after they have completed their studies in Taiwan …

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Semester 2021 Kicked off with a Retreat

Asia University held its annual retreat before the new semester on September 9 and 10, 2021.  President Jeffrey J. P. Tsai delineated the university’s vision and mission in his opening remarks and encouraged all the faculty and staff members to work toward excellence in quality teaching, innovative research, and industrial collaboration. He also stressed the importance of turning AU into a smart university in order to meet new challenges in this globalized educational environment. Dr. Chang-hai Tsai, founder of the university, stated that AU should make good use of this Covid-19 crisis and build up its reputation as a world …

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AMC Listed as the Key Cultivation College for Bilingual Education

Asia Management College (AMC) was selected as one of the key cultivation colleges in MOE’s Program on Bilingual Education for Students in College (BEST) , as MOE announced the list on Sept. 2, 2021.  Asia University will receive a sum of NT$. 8,470,000 for the first year and a total of NT$. 47,850,000 for five consecutive years. To strengthen the competitiveness of the nation in this age of globalization, the Ministry of Education aims to restructure Taiwan as a bilingual nation by 2030.  English language ability becomes one of the key elements in this mission.  MOE selected four universities and …

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